HARRISBURG – Discussions concerning the COVID 19 pandemic were held by the PA House and Senate Local Government Committees. The two panels heard testimony from county, city, borough, township, and school district officials on lessons they have learned from the pandemic. Jefferson County Sen. Cris Dush, who chairs the Senate Local Government Committee, praised the participants for their ability to improvise, adapt, and overcome during the pandemic. Legislation was also discussed including a proposal to eliminate the requirement that local meetings have a physical quorum of members.