News Releases

Jul

22

2020

July 22, 2020

The New Castle Sanitation Authority was today (July 22) awarded $32 million in financing from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) for the second phase of upgrades to its wastewater treatment plant, according to Senator Elder Vogel (R-47).   [Read More]

Jul

14

2020

July 14, 2020

Applications are now being accepted for a tax credit program intended to support Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry by helping new farmers get established, according to Senator Elder Vogel, who authored the legislation that created the initiative.   [Read More]

Jul

14

2020

July 14, 2020

Major economic development projects in Beaver and Lawrence counties were awarded $9.5 million in state funding by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) today (July 14), according to Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Jun

23

2020

June 23, 2020

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today (June 23) approved five bills, including two that address fairs and food establishments impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2020

June 09, 2020

Stressing that Governor Wolf’s extended lockdown of Pennsylvania is hurting families and doing irreparable harm to employers, the Senate today voted to approve a measure that would end the statewide shutdown, according to Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Facing an uncertain economic future and working to address the devastating impact of COVID-19, the Senate today (May 28) set a course for recovery by approving a $25.8 billion interim budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 as well as a plan to direct $2.6 billion in federal CARES funding to organizations that were most severely impacted by the virus, including $40 million to help farmers and address food insecurity issues, according to Senator Elder Vogel, (R-47).   [Read More]