News Releases

Jul

05

2019

July 05, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement today   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

The State Senate today passed Senate Bill 48, legislation to provide counties with funding for the purchase of new voting machines.  This legislation has been sent to the Governor’s desk for his signature.   [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), and members of the Senate Republican Caucus offered the following statement on the Senate’s action during today’s debate on House Bill 33.    [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

Senate and House Republican leaders highlighted a broad package of bills today that are intended to support Pennsylvania farmers and encourage new generations of farmers to continue the state’s rich agricultural heritage.   [Read More]

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

Lawmakers gave final approval to a bipartisan package of bills this week that will better protect the rights of crime victims and provide stronger protections for victims of violent offenses, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34) who supported the package.   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

Senate Republicans highlighted a package of bills today to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities.     [Read More]

Jun

05

2019

June 05, 2019

The Senate unanimously approved a bipartisan package of criminal justice reforms today that could reduce prison and probation costs, better protect crime victims and strengthen public safety.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2019

June 05, 2019

The Senate unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Regan that would create the Military Family Educational Program, or “Pennsylvania GI Bill for Families.”   [Read More]

May

22

2019

May 22, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today welcomed two new members to the Senate Republican caucus.   [Read More]

May

07

2019

May 07, 2019

The Senate voted unanimously establish the Pennsylvania Dairy Future Commission under a plan authored by Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34). The measure now goes to the state House Senate for consideration.   [Read More]

May

01

2019

May 01, 2019

PA revenue collections have soared to a healthy surplus, thanks in part to Republican economic policies that have focused on holding down spending and rejecting proposed tax increases, according to Senate Republican leaders.      [Read More]

Apr

30

2019

April 30, 2019

The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee today approved legislation sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) that would establish a Pennsylvania Dairy Future Commission.  The measure now goes to the full Senate for consideration.   [Read More]