|Posted:||March 7, 2022 11:22 AM|
|From:||Representative Kevin J. Boyle and Rep. Robert F. Matzie|
|To:||All House members|
On February 24th, Russia and President Vladimir Putin launched a full scale military invasion on the sovereign nation of Ukraine. This is an unprovoked and baseless act of war against a peaceful, democratic, and independent nation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has acted without consideration for loss of life, refugee crisis, or international stability; he is a dangerous dictator threatening the entire world. His occupation of Ukraine has the potential to be the most devastating invasion in Europe since World War II.
The invasion is creating a humanitarian crisis that Pennsylvania needs to step up and help address.
We are proposing to use $2 million in state funds to provide assistance to Ukrainian refugees that make it to Pennsylvania.
State funds will provide faster, and more flexible ways to invest in services than the federal funds we have on hand. This will allow us to support:
Please join us in supporting this legislation.
Introduced as HB2380