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Budget Impasse Update

October 28, 2015
Senator Corman talks about an effort by Senate Republicans to override Governor Wolf’s veto of an emergency budget passed last month by the General Assembly.     [Read More]

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Gov. Wolf’s Full Tax Proposal to be Voted in House and Senate

September 30, 2015
In an effort to move the state budget talks past the current stalemate, House and Senate Republican leaders today announced a vote on Gov. Tom Wolf’s full and latest tax package proposal will take place in the House on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Legislative Leaders Letter to Wolf 9-30-15   [Read More]

Senate Votes to Release $1 Billion in Withheld Payments to Schools, Critical Funding for Social Service Agencies

September 18, 2015
In passing an $11.2 billion temporary state funding plan, the state Senate today voted to send tax dollars being collected by the state back to communities, including $1 billion in missed payments to schools and hundreds of millions of dollars to social services agencies.   [Read More]

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Budget Impasse

September 17, 2015
Senator Corman discusses the budget impasse and Senate Republicans’ efforts to pass a stopgap funding measure.   [Read More]

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Senate Passes Historic Liquor Privatization Bill

June 30, 2015
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Law & Justice Committee Chairman Chuck McIlhinney (R-10) have issued the following statement regarding Senate Passage of House Bill 466.   [Read More]

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Republican Legislative Leaders Unveil Substantial Increases in Education Funding as part of 2015-16 Budget Plan

June 26, 2015
Senate and House Republican leadership today unveiled the 2015-16 budget plan that adds considerable funding to education without adding to the tax burden of Pennsylvania families.   [Read More]

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Senate Leaders Applaud Passage of Sweeping Pension Restructuring Plan Projected to Save $18.3 Billion

May 13, 2015
A significant plan to reform Pennsylvania’s costly state pension systems was approved today by the Senate by a vote of 28 to 19, according to Senate Republican Leaders.   [Read More]

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Corman Hails Committee Approval of Comprehensive Pension Reform Plan

May 11, 2015
Legislation to modernize Pennsylvania’s costly state pension systems, which are causing increases in school property taxes, cuts to school programs, and now threaten to increase state taxes, was approved today by the Senate Finance Committee.   [Read More]

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Senator Corman discusses Senate Bill 1

May 06, 2015
Senator Corman discusses Senate Bill 1, legislation he is sponsoring to reform Pennsylvania’s pension systems, which are driving up taxes and causing cuts to vital programs.   [Read More]