News Releases

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]

Apr

09

2014

April 09, 2014

The Commonwealth Court ruled today in favor of Senator Jake Corman’s court case against the NCAA distributing Penn State University sanction fine money outside of Pennsylvania, according to Senator Corman (R-Bellefonte).   [Read More]

Mar

19

2014

March 19, 2014

The state Senate today unanimously approved a bill that would give schools greater flexibility to make up time missed as a result of weather emergencies, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34), the bill’s sponsor.   [Read More]

Mar

05

2014

March 05, 2014

HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania veterans can now apply for a special designation on their driver’s license to honor their service as one of the Commonwealth’s 950,000 military veterans, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34)   [Read More]

Feb

27

2014

February 27, 2014

Legislative leaders from the state Senate and House today reminded museums across Pennsylvania to apply for Cultural and Historical Support grants from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2014

February 04, 2014

Today marks the beginning of the Commonwealth’s annual appropriations process. The Governor’s Budget address represents the initial step in the timeline to meet the Constitutional requirement of a balanced budget by June 30. Beginning Monday, February 10th and continuing through February 26th, the Senate Appropriations Committee will thoroughly review the Governor’s proposal.   [Read More]

Jan

28

2014

January 28, 2014

(Harrisburg) – Legislation to name the new “river bridge” in Juniata County, the Juniata County Veterans Memorial Bridge, passed unanimously out of Senate, according to the bill’s prime sponsor, Senator Jake Corman (R- 34th District). Senate Bill 1186 now moves on to the House of Representatives for consideration.   [Read More]

Dec

20

2013

December 20, 2013

The two-year effort to strengthen Pennsylvania’s child protection laws reached a major milestone today with the enactment of 10 bills aimed at preventing child abuse and punishing perpetrators, Senator Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) announced.   [Read More]