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

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

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

06

2020

May 06, 2020

Today, Senator Ryan Aument (R-36) announced the launch of his “Restore & Reimagine Pennsylvania” initiative, designed to collect ideas and feedback from constituents and community leaders on how to restore, rebuild, and reimagine a stronger Pennsylvania. Listen   [Read More]

May

01

2020

May 01, 2020

Counties in northwest and northcentral Pennsylvania will move to the yellow phase of COVID-19 reopening on May 8, while all other counties in the state will remain under Governor Wolf’s stay-at-home order, according to Senator Ryan P. Aument (R-36).   [Read More]

Apr

30

2020

April 30, 2020

Responding to concerns about the Wolf Administration’s handling of some aspects of the COVID-19 crisis, Senators Ryan P. Aument (R-36) and John Yudichak (I-14) outlined a plan today that would bring more collaboration and transparency to the process of responding to emergencies.   [Read More]

Apr

29

2020

April 29, 2020

Lancaster County Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and Ryan P. Aument (R-36) today voiced their support for additional funding to help nursing homes deal with the significant new challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic and urged the Wolf Administration to do everything in its power to expediently grant regulatory waivers to assist these facilities hit hardest by this crisis.   [Read More]

Apr

24

2020

April 24, 2020

In order to protect Pennsylvania’s food supply chain, Senators Scott Martin (R-13), Ryan P. Aument (R-36), Elder Vogel (R-47) and Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28) will introduce a bill to allow garden centers to reopen if they can adhere to social distancing and mitigation measures established by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).   [Read More]

Apr

21

2020

April 21, 2020

The Senate today gave final approval to Senate Bill 857, legislation that would help more patients overcome barriers to care during the COVID-19 pandemic by promoting the use of telemedicine, according to Senator Ryan Aument (R-Landisville).   [Read More]

Apr

20

2020

April 20, 2020

A new law will allow notaries to do business remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, clearing a major hurdle that prevented auto sales from being conducted online, according to Senator Ryan Aument (R-Landisville), who supported the legislation.   [Read More]

Apr

15

2020

April 15, 2020

The bill would require COVID-19 mitigation plans to be developed by the Wolf Administration based on guidelines issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia follow CISA guidelines.   [Read More]

Apr

07

2020

April 07, 2020

Senator Ryan Aument (R-Landisville) is urging his colleagues to pass new legislation that would establish a bipartisan, inter-branch COVID-19 Cost & Recovery Task Force to evaluate Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 response and develop a recovery plan to restore and rebuild the Commonwealth. Listen   [Read More]