All Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses in Pennsylvania to Close Physical Locations as of 8 PM Today to Slow Spread of COVID-19 

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. today, March 19, to slow the spread of COVID-19. Enforcement actions against businesses that do not close...

Boscola Announces Emergency Response Fund for Small Businesses

Bethlehem (March 18, 2020) - Senator Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh/Northampton) announced today that the Commonwealth is creating an emergency response fund to aid Pennsylvania small businesses impacted by COVID-19.  Specifically, the Small Business First Fund,...

Boscola Announces $400,000 PIDA Loan to Bethlehem Manufacturer

Bethlehem (March 4, 2020)- Senator Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh/Northampton) announced today that CryoConcepts, LP, a Northampton County business, was approved for a $400,000 low-interest loan through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will allow...

Boscola Announces $1,473,249 in School Safety and Security Grants

Bethlehem (February 26, 2020)- Senator Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh/Northampton) announced today that $1,473,249 in School Safety and Security grants were awarded to school districts and Intermediate Units in the 18th Senatorial District through the School Safety and...

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Boscola Announces Emergency Response Fund for Small Businesses

Boscola Announces Emergency Response Fund for Small Businesses

Bethlehem (March 18, 2020) - Senator Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh/Northampton) announced today that the Commonwealth is creating an emergency response fund to aid Pennsylvania small businesses impacted by COVID-19.  Specifically, the Small Business First Fund,...

Boscola Announces $400,000 PIDA Loan to Bethlehem Manufacturer

Boscola Announces $400,000 PIDA Loan to Bethlehem Manufacturer

Bethlehem (March 4, 2020)- Senator Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh/Northampton) announced today that CryoConcepts, LP, a Northampton County business, was approved for a $400,000 low-interest loan through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will allow...

Boscola Announces $1,473,249 in School Safety and Security Grants

Boscola Announces $1,473,249 in School Safety and Security Grants

Bethlehem (February 26, 2020)- Senator Lisa Boscola (D-Lehigh/Northampton) announced today that $1,473,249 in School Safety and Security grants were awarded to school districts and Intermediate Units in the 18th Senatorial District through the School Safety and...