July 2, 2020 E-Newsletter

Too many Philadelphia schools have had dangerous problems like asbestos, lead or mold, and hazards like those are a concern in many schools across the country.

May 19, 2020 E-Newsletter

On Friday, I voted for the Heroes Act, a sweeping Covid-19 relief bill. It passed the House of Representatives on a bipartisan vote.

I believe we need an urgent federal response that is equal to the crisis we face. Unemployment and food-bank lines have reached levels not seen since the Great Depression.

April 29, 2020 E-Newsletter

As we all work to cope with the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak, I’m pleased to share some good news: $30 million in federal funding is coming to Philadelphia to revitalize the Sharswood-Blumberg neighborhood, a goal I have long pursued.

April 21, 2020 E-Newsletter

As the Covid-19 outbreak continues, many Americans have become interested in voting by mail. Fortunately, Pennsylvania recently changed its laws to allow much wider use of mail-in voting.

April 16, 2020 E-Newsletter

My office has received many questions about relief that Congress has passed for individuals, families and small businesses affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. For most people, the economic impact payments (sometimes called “stimulus checks”) for individuals and families are expected to arrive starting this week, by direct deposit rather than a paper check in the mail.

March 20, 2020 E-Newsletter

I’m happy to have some good news to share. Many of you have asked about loans to help the small businesses that are hurting due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The U.S. Small Business Administration has made low-interest loans available to small businesses and eligible nonprofits in Pennsylvania. 

March 17, 2020 E-Newsletter

As communities across the country respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, I am announcing temporary changes to the operating procedures for my offices in Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia to ensure the safety of my staff and the public.

March 4, 2020 E-Newsletter

I am reaching out to ensure you have the best available information to protect and care for yourself and your loved ones as we learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) considers the coronavirus to be a serious public health threat.