HARRISBURG – Pennsylvanians would be able to voluntarily donate more money to help veterans under a bill approved unanimously by the PA Senate. Under current law, state residents can donate $3 to support the Veterans’ Trust Fund when they renew a driver’s license, ID card, or vehicle registration. Senate Bill 96, sponsored by Washington County Sen. Devlin Robinson, would increase the voluntary donation from $3 to $5, or from $6 to $10 when applying for a two-year vehicle registration.  All donations support grants to county directors of veterans’ affairs, veterans’ service organizations, and other charitable organizations that provide assistance, shelter, and living necessities to veterans and their families. There are close to one million veterans living in the Keystone State with an estimated 6.5% of them living in poverty.

SEN. DEVLIN ROBINSON