June 5, 2020
As nonprofits face unprecedented financial challenges due to COVID-19, your action is needed in requesting the State of Pennsylvania to waive the remaining 50% reimbursable unemployment charges after the 50% provided in the CARES Act. Contact Governor Wolf and your legislators via phone and email asking the following:
We are requesting a waiver from the State of Pennsylvania’s requirement that reimbursing employers reimburse the State for unemployment charges when those charges are for COVID-19 related unemployment claims.
FIRST, please contact your legislators which can be found at the following site: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/findyourlegislator/. Once you identify your legislators, call and email asking for their support. It is crucial to let them know that many nonprofits will go bankrupt if the State of Pennsylvania does not grant this waiver.
SECOND, contact Governor Wolf and key staff:
Govorner Tom Wolf
THIRD, contact key committee chairmen within the Pennsylvania General Assembly:
House Labor & Industry Committee
Representative Jim Cox (R-Berks), Chairman
Capitol office 717-772-2435
District office 610-670-0139
Representative Patrick Harkins (D-Erie), Minority Chairman
Capitol office 717-787-7406
District office 814-459-1949
House Health Committee
Representative Kathy Rapp (R-Warren), Chairwoman
Capitol office 717-787-1367
District office 814-723-5203
Representative Dan Frankel (D-Allegheny), Minority Chairman
Capitol office 717-705-1875
District office 412-422-1774
House Human Services Committee
Representative Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery), Chairman
Capitol office 717-787-6886
District office 215-674-3755
Representative Angel Cruz (D-Philadelphia), Minority Chairman
Capitol office 717-787-1407
District office 215-291-5643
House Aging & Older Adult Services Committee
Representative Gary Day (R-Lehigh), Chairman
Capitol office 717-787-3017
District office 610-760-7082
Representative Steve Samuelson (D-Northampton), Minority Chairman
Capitol office 717-705-1881
District office 610-867-3890
House Children & Youth Committee
Representative Karen Boback (R-Luzerne), Chairwoman
Capitol office 717-787-1117
District office 570-675-6000
Representative Joseph Petrarca (D-Westmoreland), Minority Chairman
Capitol office 717-787-5142
District office 724-567-6982
Senate Labor & Industry Committee
Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington), Chairwoman
Capitol office 717-787-1463
District office 724-225-4380
Senator Christine Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), Minority Chairwoman
Capitol office 717-787-1141
District office 215-533-0440
Senate Health & Human Services Committee
Senator Michele Brooks (R-Mercer), Chairwoman
Capitol office 717-787-1322
District office 724-588-8911
Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery), Minority Chairman
Capitol office 717-787-1427
District office 215-242-8171
Senate Aging & Youth Committee
Senator Judy Ward (R-Blair), Chairwoman
Capitol office 717-787-5490
District office 814-695-8386
Senator Maria Collett (D-Montgomery), Minority Chairwoman
Capitol office 717-787-6599
District office 215-368-1429
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