News Releases

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]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

The State Senate today approved a spending plan for fiscal year 2017-18 that holds the line on spending, increases funding for education and funds core responsibilities of state government, according to Senate Republican Leaders.   [Read More]

Jun

13

2017

June 13, 2017

The Commonwealth faces a number of significant challenges, but none are as serious as the public employee pension crisis. Pension liabilities have reached a staggering $80 billion and continue to grow with each passing day.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2017

June 09, 2017

A pair of grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will help improve traffic safety in two high-risk areas in Centre and Mifflin counties, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

The Senate today approved a historic pension reform bill that will transform public employee retirement benefits for the 21st Century and limit future financial risks for taxpayers.   [Read More]

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]