$403,111 in COVID Grant Funds Awarded to First Responder Companies in the 120th Legislative District, Says Kaufer

Oct. 09, 2020 /

LUZERNE – As fire, rescue and EMS companies across the Commonwealth continue to perform life-saving services while doing what they can to remain operational, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) was happy to announce today that first responder companies in the 120th Legislative District received $403,111 in state grants provided by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner which will go towards reversing the negative impact they sustained by the COVID-19 pandemic.

PA Small Businesses Can Apply for Final Round of CARES Act Funds Beginning Aug. 10, Says Kaufer

Aug. 06, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) announced that the second and final round of CARES Act grants for eligible small businesses, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, will begin Monday, Aug. 10, at 9 a.m. Pennsylvania small businesses can apply for grants to offset lost revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown order. This application will close on Friday, Aug. 28, at 11:59 p.m.

PA Small Businesses Can Apply for CARES Act Funds Beginning June 30, Says Kaufer

Jun. 30, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As businesses continue to open their doors to the public and slowly get back to business as usual, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) announced that CARES Act grants for eligible small businesses, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000, will be available beginning today, June 30. Pennsylvania small businesses can apply for grants to offset lost revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdown order.

Kaufer Offers Solution to Governor to Aid with Unemployment Claims

Apr. 13, 2020 /

LUZERNE – Seeking to help remedy the over-abundance of unemployment compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) sent a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf asking that he enlist the recently furloughed non-essential state employees to assist in the response and processing of the claims.

Schools in 120th Legislative District to Benefit from School Safety Grants, Says Kaufer

Feb. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Today, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) announced that several Luzerne County schools were awarded competitive and meritorious school safety grants to help provide a safer educational environment for students, teachers and staff. In total, 970 public schools across the Commonwealth received $53.7 million in school safety funding.

Kaufer and JCC Hosting REAL ID Seminar Feb. 18

Feb. 06, 2020 /

LUZERNE – With the REAL ID enforcement approaching, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) and the Friedman Jewish Community Center (JCC) will be hosting a REAL ID Informational Seminar on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 12:30 p.m. at JCC, 613 S. J. Strauss Lane, Kingston.

Kaufer’s Office Hosts Monthly Business and Career Events

Jan. 02, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – To assist small business owners and to aid individuals planning to enter the workforce or seeking higher education, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will host outreach events at his district office this month.

Two Luzerne Libraries Receive Grants

Oct. 21, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Two Luzerne County libraries are among 19 statewide that will receive a Keystone Grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.