News Releases

May

22

2020

May 22, 2020

As part of Lancaster County’s comprehensive plan to reopen safely during COVID-19, new testing and contact tracing initiatives are underway to protect the health and safety of community residents, according to local Senators Ryan Aument (R-36) and Scott Martin (R-13).   [Read More]

May

18

2020

May 18, 2020

In This Edition: Aument to Host Facebook Live Town Hall as Part of ‘Restore & Reimagine PA’ Initiative Unemployment Benefits Extended 13 Weeks LIHEAP Recovery Crisis Program Opens Today Food Rescues and Resources Available to Help Families in Need Senate Hearings Hold Wolf Administration Accountable For COVID-19 Response Aument to Host Facebook Live Town Hall […]   [Read More]

May

15

2020

May 15, 2020

A day after the Lancaster County Commissioners formalized agreements with Lancaster General Hospital and the Lancaster Economic Development Corporation and the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, local lawmakers in the General Assembly supported final passage of a bill to allow counties to develop and implement their own COVID-19 mitigation plans for businesses.   [Read More]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

In This Update: Local Leaders Continue to Advance Their Comprehensive Plan to Safely Reopen Lancaster County 24 Counties Enter Yellow Phase; 13 More Move to Yellow on May 15 Business Waiver List Released, but Wolf Administration Ignores Subpoena for More Info Appeals Window Extended for Unemployment Claimants Who Were Denied Benefits New Guidance Issued for […]   [Read More]

May

11

2020

May 11, 2020

Elected Officials from all levels of government representing Lancaster County have joined together to unveil a comprehensive plan to safely begin reopening the county, according to State Senator Ryan Aument (R-36). In a letter sent to Governor Wolf, the elected officials outlined a detailed roadmap explaining how they intend to both protect public health and restart the local economy in a safe, data-informed manner. Listen   [Read More]

May

08

2020

May 08, 2020

In This Update: Week in Review: Senate Hearings Expose Serious Flaws in Governor’s COVID-19 Response Guidance Available for Businesses in Yellow Phase Counties Reopening Today PUA Applicants Can File Now for Benefits Healthcare Facilities, First Responders and More Could Qualify for Free N95 Decontamination Farms, Farm Markets Eligible for Free SNAP Processing Equipment Funding Will […]   [Read More]