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.

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.

Kaufer Introducing Vital Unemployment Compensation Legislation for Small Business Owners

Mar. 19, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – With the current statewide mitigation causing extreme distress for Pennsylvania small businesses, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will soon be introducing legislation aimed at requesting a waiver from the federal government for self-employed individuals to be able to collect unemployment compensation during emergency situations like the current one involving COVID-19.

Invest in PA: Urge Gov. Wolf to Sign Historic Economic Development, Job Creation Legislation, Says Kaufer and Yudichak

Mar. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As Gov. Tom Wolf’s threat to veto legislation (House Bill 1100) seeking to establish an Energy and Fertilizer Manufacturing Tax Credit in the Commonwealth is still looming, Sen. John Yudichak (I-Carbon/Luzerne) and Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne), the bill’s sponsor, stood alongside local laborers and business leaders to reinforce the positive impact this legislation will have on Pennsylvania’s economy and its workforce.

Major Economic Development and Job Growth Opportunities in Jeopardy, Says Kaufer, Yudichak

Mar. 06, 2020 /

WHAT: With Gov. Tom Wolf threatening to veto legislation (House Bill 1100) seeking to establish an Energy and Fertilizer Manufacturing Tax Credit in the Commonwealth, Sen. John Yudichak (I-Carbon/Luzerne) and Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne), the bill’s sponsor, will be hosting a rally to highlight the benefits of this tax credit as well as voice the overwhelming support this legislation has gained across the Commonwealth.

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.