Tweets of the Week - April 29, 2019

Tweets of the Week - April 29, 2019

Check out the week as tweeted from lawmakers, influencers, and others around Pennsylvania state government.
Friday, May 3, 2019/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
Legislators unveil legislation offering incentives to National Guard members

Legislators unveil legislation offering incentives to National Guard members

Chairs of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committees unveiled the "Pennsylvania GI Bill for Families" on Tuesday morning. 

Senators Mike Regan (R-Cumberland) and Lindsey Williams (D-Allegheny) along with Representatives Steve Barrar (R-Delaware) and Chris Sainato (D-Lawrence) introduced Senate Bill 589 and House Bill 1324. The bills would provide higher education benefits to the child or spouse of a Pennsylvania National Guard member who commits to serve an additional six years. 

Tuesday, April 30, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
National Guard looks to General Assembly for help fighting declining enlistment, growing strain

National Guard looks to General Assembly for help fighting declining enlistment, growing strain

The commonwealth wants YOU to join the Pennsylvania National Guard. 

While there has always been a vested interest in getting state residents to sign up for the Guard, it is especially urgent now, as the branch is fighting a declining force size amid retention struggles and waning interest among Americans in joining the armed forces.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019/Author: Andrew Bahl
Categories: News and Views
Gov. Wolf signs U.S Defense Department Employer Statement of Support

Gov. Wolf signs U.S Defense Department Employer Statement of Support

Governor Tom Wolf held a press conference Monday afternoon where he signed a U.S. Defense Department Employer Statement of Support for the Pennsylvania National Guard members who work for the commonwealth.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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