News Releases

Nov

14

2017

November 14, 2017

Three municipalities and two employers have been awarded more than $1.4 million in state grants for projects that will improve transportation networks, enhance recreational opportunities and aid in flood control efforts in the 34th Senatorial District, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Nov

02

2017

November 02, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman issued the following statement in the death of Fred Anton, longtime head of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association: “Fred Anton possessed a unique ability to motivate people of all political beliefs to work together for what was best for Pennsylvania. His presence dominated a room. While he was well known as a leader who got things done, I knew him as a cherished family friend whose caring and kindness supported and inspired three generations of Cormans. He will be greatly missed.”   [Read More]

Nov

02

2017

November 02, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171) announced today that Potter Township, Centre County, will receive a $750,000 state grant to help offset costs to constructing the Potters Mills sewage treatment system.   [Read More]

Oct

25

2017

October 25, 2017

At a Capitol news conference, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman discusses Senate passage of House Bill 271, which provides a limited expansion of gaming in Pennsylvania.     [Read More]

Oct

20

2017

October 20, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) was invited to speak at Harvard University and share Pennsylvania’s path to successfully reforming the state’s beleaguered pension system.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2017

October 18, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman spoke with reporters about a revenue plan passed yesterday by the House of Representatives, which the Senate will now review.     [Read More]

Sep

20

2017

September 20, 2017

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement on the need to pass a fiscally responsible, balanced budget, after the Commonwealth credit rating was downgraded today by Standard and Poor’s.   [Read More]

Sep

13

2017

September 13, 2017

Senate Republican leaders today strongly objected to Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to support a resolution that would impose a permanent ban on natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin, calling it arbitrary, short-sighted and a blow to economic development, job-creation and landowner’s rights.   [Read More]

Aug

03

2017

August 03, 2017

Senate Republican leaders offered the following statements on the announcement by the state Treasurer that the Commonwealth needed a $750 million line of credit in order to keep the General Fund from falling into negative territory at the end of the month.   [Read More]

Jul

27

2017

July 27, 2017

The State Senate today approved and sent to the House of Representatives legislation that provides the revenue component to fund the Fiscal Year 2017-18 state budget, which was approved in June.     [Read More]

Jul

19

2017

July 19, 2017

Four major water and sewer projects in communities in the 34th Senatorial District have received state funding through the state’s PENNVEST program, according to Senator Jake Corman.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issue the following statement on Governor Wolf’s veto of HB 1071, which provided for consistency in laws governing fees on recycled plastic bags:   [Read More]