Updates from Governor Wolf Post author By local135-211 Post date August 28, 2020 Categories In General, Labor, Legislation UPDATES Governor Wolf announced his fall legislative agenda, calling on legislators to take action on COVID-19 relief and government reform. Pennsylvania has been approved for the temporary federal Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program to provide an extra $300 per week to eligible unemployed workers. The executive order that protects homeowners and renters from eviction or foreclosure expires September 1 and Governor Wolf is urging the legislature to temporarily extend the existing moratorium. Applications are being accepted for the PA Primary Care Loan Repayment Program to recruit and retain primary care providers working in areas where there are shortages of healthcare practitioners. THIS WEEK IN PENNSYLVANIA First Lady Frances Wolf released a statement in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. Check out the new Pennsylvania Mental Health Resources guide for information on help and treatment. The 2020 Census deadline has moved up to September 30. Visit pa.gov/census to fill it out. Pennsylvanians continue to care of their neighbors in unique and impactful ways—this time, people are putting stocked fridges on Philly sidewalks. COVID-19 RESOURCES 🍎 Find food assistance resources near you. 💛 Mental health and substance use disorder help is available. 💵 If you are unable to work due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for unemployment benefits. 🤒 Learn more about COVID-19 testing and find a testing center. 🖥 See the latest COVID-19 guidance and resources for Pennsylvanians. 🚗 Find COVID-19 updates for Pennsylvania drivers.