News Releases

Apr

02

2020

April 02, 2020

A new loan program offered by the federal government will help businesses, employees and self-employed individuals that have been impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to Senator Joe Pittman.    [Read More]

Mar

30

2020

March 30, 2020

Recognizing that the ongoing response to the COVID-19 crisis is placing a severe financial crisis on Pennsylvania’s volunteer fire companies and EMS squads, Senator Joe Pittman (R-41st) is introducing legislation to establish a special one-time grant program to support those vital first responders.   [Read More]

Mar

30

2020

March 30, 2020

Recognizing that the ongoing response to the COVID-19 crisis is placing a severe financial crisis on Pennsylvania’s volunteer fire companies and EMS squads, Senators Joe Pittman (R-41st) and Camera Bartolotta (R-46th) are introducing legislation to establish a special one-time grant program to support those vital first responders.   [Read More]

Feb

18

2020

February 18, 2020

The federal government is offering millions of dollars to promote the development of innovative cleaner coal technologies and Senator Joe Pittman wants Pennsylvania to aggressively go after that funding.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2020

February 04, 2020

Senator Joe Pittman issued the following statement following today’s joint session of the General Assembly to receive the Governor’s 2020-21 budget proposal.   [Read More]

Jan

31

2020

January 31, 2020

The Senate approved two bills on Tuesday that would help fire and EMS companies deal with some of the most significant challenges they face. The package focuses on easing the financial pressures faced by fire and EMS companies due to increasing costs of equipment and training., according to Senator Joe Pittman.   [Read More]

Jan

29

2020

January 29, 2020

The Indiana County Municipal Services Authority (ICMSA) was awarded a $10,775,000 grant today (January 29) by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to extend water service to the Marion Center area, according to state Senator Joe Pittman, a member of the PENNVEST Board   [Read More]

Jan

27

2020

January 27, 2020

Senator Joe Pittman (R-41) was appointed today (January 27) by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) to serve as Chairman of the Senate Urban Affairs & Housing Committee for the remainder of the 2019-20 Legislative Session.   [Read More]

Jan

16

2020

January 16, 2020

Recognizing the sacrifices made by Pennsylvania’s disabled veterans, Senator Joe Pittman (R-41) is drafting legislation to ensure they receive the state property tax exemption they deserve. Listen   [Read More]

Dec

30

2019

December 30, 2019

Months after news first arose about the impending closure and sale of the Akers National Roll plant in Avonmore, questions about the future of the facility and the identity of the new owners of the site remain unresolved, according to Senator Joe Pittman and Representative Joseph Petrarca. “Documentation shows that the plant was sold, but […]   [Read More]

Dec

04

2019

December 04, 2019

A measure signed into law last week renames five Indiana County bridges, according to Senator Joe Pittman.   [Read More]

Nov

19

2019

November 19, 2019

Senators Joe Pittman (R-41), Gene Yaw (R-23) and David G. Argall (R-29) and other legislators today (November 19) unveiled and discussed bills that will be introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives addressing Governor Wolf’s proposal to have Pennsylvania enter into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).     [Read More]