News Releases

Dec

04

2014

December 04, 2014

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), Senate Majority Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-16) and Senate Majority Whip John Gordner (R-27) offered the following statement regarding the Commonwealth’s fiscal condition:   [Read More]

Nov

24

2014

November 24, 2014

Changes to Senate Republican Leadership senior staff will take place with the beginning of the 2015-16 legislative session, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senator Jake Corman (R-34), Senator Pat Browne (R-16) and Senator John Gordner (R-27).   [Read More]

Nov

12

2014

November 12, 2014

Senate Republicans today elected their leadership team for the 2015-2016 legislative session.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2014

October 21, 2014

A pair of state grants totaling more than $2.6 million will finance local alternative energy projects, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Oct

16

2014

October 16, 2014

(Harrisburg) Michael Negra, a resident of Potter Township, Centre County, was confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate today as the newest member of the state’s Liquor Control Board (LCB), according to Senator Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte). Mr. Negra was confirmed by a unanimous vote and begins work in his new position upon swearing in.   [Read More]

Sep

24

2014

September 24, 2014

Harrisburg – Legislation to improve and clarify Pennsylvania’s Open Records Law passed unanimously out of the Senate today, according to Senator Jake Corman (R- Bellefonte).   [Read More]

Sep

18

2014

September 18, 2014

Penn Highlands Healthcare has been awarded a $1.7 million state economic growth initiative grant to construct the Moshannon Valley Community Medical Building in Rush Township, Centre County, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Aug

28

2014

August 28, 2014

HARRISBURG – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced today that Senator Jake Corman (R-34th District) has been named “Guardian of Small Business” for his legislative support of small local and independent businesses.   [Read More]

Jul

10

2014

July 10, 2014

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-9), Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Majority Whip Pat Browne (R-16) have issued the following statement in response to Governor Corbett’s veto of State Budget lines and program cuts.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2014

June 30, 2014

The Senate today approved a state budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15 that invests in education, public safety and provides support for essential social and health services and programs without a tax increase, according to Senator Jake Corman, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.   [Read More]

Jun

29

2014

June 29, 2014

The Senate Appropriations Committee today amended and passed House Bill 2328, the 2014-15 General Fund Appropriations Bill:   [Read More]

Jun

18

2014

June 18, 2014

Harrisburg – Legislation to improve and clarify Pennsylvania’s Open Records Law passed unanimously out of the Senate State Government Committee today, according to Senator Jake Corman (R- Bellefonte).   [Read More]