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Phillips-Hill supports interim budget to prioritize state spending over next five months

May 28, 2020
Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) voted in favor of an interim state budget today that accounts for the difficult realities of a struggling economy in the infancy of recovering from sweeping business shutdowns that led to the second-highest number of unemployment compensation claims in the country. Listen   [Read More]

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Senate panel approves Phillips-Hill’s state grant accountability bill

May 27, 2020
The Senate Intergovernmental Affairs Committee approved a bill today sponsored by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) that would create a higher level of accountability for state grants and ensure any surplus money awarded for grant projects is returned to the state. Listen   [Read More]

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Senate passes bills to protect lives, livelihoods

May 13, 2020
As the number of positive COVID-19 cases steadily decrease, the Senate approved a four-bill package today (May 13) that would give county governments more discretion over reopening their local economies and provide a way for the reopening of some businesses -- if they can operate in a manner that protects employees and customers, according to Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York). The package of bills would bring back over 200,000 jobs across the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

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Senate Committees Dig Deeper on Flaws in PA’s Unemployment Compensation System

May 05, 2020
Members of two Senate committees questioned members of the Wolf Administration today about the significant delays and numerous problems that have plagued the state’s Unemployment Compensation system during the COVID-19 pandemic.     [Read More]

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Public hearing on Unemployment Compensation Issues during the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 01, 2020
JOINT HEARING | Senate Labor & Industry Committee AND Senate Communications & Technology Committee | May 5, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. | Senate Chamber and Remote Participation |     [Read More]

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Senate approves common sense measures to create an improved, transparent process for COVID-19 mitigation

April 15, 2020
The Senate approved two bills today that would provide some much-needed clarity and common sense to the process of deciding which businesses can safely operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), who spoke in support of the effort during session.   [Read More]

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Unprecedented Senate session leads to advancement of major issues to help with state’s coronavirus pandemic response, Phillips-Hill says

March 25, 2020
Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) voted on several key measures during today’s Senate session, which was conducted over a livestream video feed where senators could remotely vote, to aid in the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.   [Read More]

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Clarity needed for local businesses, Phillips-Hill urges governor to work with stakeholders

March 20, 2020
Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) released the following statement in response to Governor Wolf’s late announcement last evening to require all “non-life sustaining” businesses to close by 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 19.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Budget Secretary

March 04, 2020
I asked about changes the state’s contract to expand internet service during the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with Budget Secretary Jen Swails.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Professional Liability Joint Underwriting Association

March 04, 2020
During a #PASenate #PAbudget hearing, I asked about the current market for medical liability insurance and the importance of the PA Joint Underwriting Association as a coverage option.     [Read More]