Op-Ed Column by State Senator Lisa Boscola
Imagine a longer-than-anticipated workday that leads to a late dinner with a desire for an adult beverage. Pre-COVID, this was not only a common occurrence, but also legal with plenty of dining options. However, in Pennsylvania, it is no longer feasible to enjoy a quick late-night meal while sitting at your favorite bar. While we have taken great care to protect the citizens of the commonwealth during the pandemic, we also have been inconsistent with the implementation and guidance associated with risk mitigation policies, especially for the restaurant industry.
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Senator Lisa Boscola serves as chair of the Senate Policy Committee. This committee holds public hearings and meetings across the state and serves as the catalyst to enacting major policy initiatives put forth by members of the Senate Democratic Caucus.
The Policy Committee typically holds hearings outside of Harrisburg to investigate the local impact of certain issues and collect valuable expert input. Click below to view the committee’s hearing schedule, latest news, video and more.
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Harrisburg – October 15, 2020 – At the request of Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D- Philadelphia/Delaware), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a virtual public hearing to discuss expanding Pennsylvania’s Amber Alert system to include hit-and-run incidents....