Invitation To Participate On A PPA Committee In 2022
PPA encourages you to participate in a committee this year. Your voice will help shape the direction of the association on important topics and initiatives….

Commonwealth Developing EV Spending Plan For Federal Infrastructure Funding
At the January 20 meeting of DEP’s Drive Electric Pennsylvania Coalition, a presentation was made by PennDOT regarding the plan being developed by the Commonwealth….

PA House Hosts Public Hearing To Consider Privatizing Pennsylvania Liquor Sales
On January 24, the House Liquor Control Committee will conduct a public hearing on House Bill 2272 sponsored by Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny) that seeks to abolish the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Commission by amending the state constitution….

Congressional Update: Build Back Better-Lite?
Lawmakers departed Washington Friday with a recess scheduled for this week and Democrats reeling from a lack of progress on voting rights and filibuster reform….

FMCSA’s New Vision Standard Replaces Current CDL DRIVER Vision Exemption Program
The FMCSA issued a final rule that allows certain CDL drivers with otherwise disqualifying visual acuity and field of vision conditions the chance to maintain their CDL medical qualification under a new alternative vision standard….

Annual EPCRA TIER II Reports Due March 1st
The Emergency Preparedness and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986 was created to help communities plan for chemical emergencies….

Swipe Fees Still On Schedule To Rise In April
On January 13, 2022 Visa and Mastercard reminded retailers that the plan that was originally set for 2020 but delayed because of the pandemic, will take place this April – an increase of 0.5 percent in retailer fees….

How To Order Your Free COVID Tests
Remember to order your household’s 4 free Covid tests by going to: COVIDtests.gov – Free at-home COVID-19 tests. Tests will start shipping the week of January 24….

Bill Introduced In Congress To Electrify LIHEAP Funding
Last week, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Jammal Bowman (D-NY) introduced the “Heating and Cooling Relief Act,” which would increase LIHEAP funding to $40 billion per year through 2031 and expand eligibility from 150 percent of the poverty level to 250 percent….

ExxonMobil Pledges To Meet Net-Zero Carbon Emissions By 2050
On Tuesday, ExxonMobil announced its “ambition” to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions for operated assets by 2050….

PA Capitol Report: Top 10 Stories From Harrisburg Last Week
Here are the Top 10 Stories From Harrisburg last week….

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