News Releases

May

12

2017

May 12, 2017

Four municipalities in Centre County have been awarded state grants to support the costs of upgrading traffic signals under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Green Light-Go” program, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) released the following statement on Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s findings on the Department of Labor & Industry’s management of the Unemployment Compensation System.   [Read More]

Mar

30

2017

March 30, 2017

Penn Township has been awarded a $376,223 state grant for a water line replacement project that will help to improve distribution and protect water quality, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Mar

23

2017

March 23, 2017

Senator Jake Corman (R-34), in partnership with the PA Game Commission, will hold a seminar on the effects of chronic wasting disease (CWD) on the state’s deer population.   [Read More]

Feb

17

2017

February 17, 2017

Downtown Lewistown Inc. in Mifflin County has been awarded a $50,000 state grant through the state’s Keystone Communities Program to continue efforts to encourage revitalization and economic development in the city, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Feb

08

2017

February 08, 2017

The State Senate today voted to strengthen Pennsylvania’s Equal Pay Law by allowing employers to determine wages based on the level or amount of education, training or experience, and prohibits employer discrimination against an employee who files a complaint.   [Read More]

Feb

07

2017

February 07, 2017

Senator Jake Corman (R-34) today voted 37-12 to advance legislation that supports enforcement of federal laws requiring municipalities to report illegal immigrants who pose a danger to Pennsylvania communities and residents.   [Read More]

Feb

07

2017

February 07, 2017

Senate Jake Corman (R-34) said that he will work with fellow members of the Senate to carefully review the 2017-18 state budget announced today by Governor Tom Wolf while at the same time pushing for the Governor to address skyrocketing pension costs.     [Read More]

Feb

07

2017

February 07, 2017

Responding to Governor Wolf’s budget address today, Senate Republicans said they will continue to advocate fiscal responsibility, as they have done in previous budgets, and prioritize the process of finding government efficiencies.   Senator Scarnati   Senator Corman   Senator Browne   [Read More]

Jan

06

2017

January 06, 2017

Sen. Jake Corman (R-34) issued a statement on the Wolf Administration’s announcement that it plans to close two state prisons in the coming weeks.   [Read More]

Jan

04

2017

January 04, 2017

Juniata County School District will benefit from a $1.1 million state grant to make pedestrian access and traffic safety improvements at two elementary schools located in Mifflintown Borough and Monroe Township, Juniata County.   [Read More]

Dec

23

2016

December 23, 2016

We have reached the time of year when we reflect on the past and look forward to the fresh start the New Year brings. The same holds true for the Pennsylvania Senate.   [Read More]