News Releases

Feb

06

2018

February 06, 2018

Responding to Governor Wolf’s budget address today, Senate Republicans said they will continue their commitment to enacting a fiscally responsible, on-time state budget.   [Read More]

Jan

30

2018

January 30, 2018

Senate Republican leaders announced today that the state Senate will decline to take action on the Governor’s nominee to lead the PA Department of Labor and Industry (L&I). The leaders did ask for the nomination to be recalled, but Gov. Wolf declined.   [Read More]

Jan

23

2018

January 23, 2018

A $1 million state grant has been awarded to support increased access to natural gas in Centre Hall Borough and Potter Township, Centre County, Senator Jake Corman (R-34) and Representative Kerry Benninghoff (R-171) announced today.   [Read More]

Jan

22

2018

January 22, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today issued the following statement, expressing outrage with the PA Supreme Court’s ruling calling the Congressional District Maps unconstitutional.   [Read More]

Jan

12

2018

January 12, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will dedicate an additional $573,000 to help repair damages to Purdue Mountain Road in Benner Township, Centre County, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Jan

09

2018

January 09, 2018

As the legal costs to taxpayers surpasses the $1 million mark, Senate Republican Leaders today called on the League of Women Voters to withdraw its redistricting case, which would allow the Senate’s ongoing examination of reforms to move forward.   [Read More]

Dec

22

2017

December 22, 2017

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) will receive a $1.125 million state grant to expand its training facilities, according to state Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Dec

22

2017

December 22, 2017

The Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) will receive a $4 million state grant to help offset costs of building its health science building, according to state Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Dec

05

2017

December 05, 2017

Two municipalities and a conservation group in the 34th Senatorial District have been awarded $490,000 in Community Conservation Partnerships Program (CCPP) grants for local environmental and recreational projects, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Nov

20

2017

November 20, 2017

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-16) have issued the following statement regarding the Auditor General’s report on the Philadelphia Committees’ Spending on the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC), which the Senate leadership requested in May:   [Read More]

Nov

14

2017

November 14, 2017

Three municipalities and two employers have been awarded more than $1.4 million in state grants for projects that will improve transportation networks, enhance recreational opportunities and aid in flood control efforts in the 34th Senatorial District, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Nov

02

2017

November 02, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman issued the following statement in the death of Fred Anton, longtime head of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association: “Fred Anton possessed a unique ability to motivate people of all political beliefs to work together for what was best for Pennsylvania. His presence dominated a room. While he was well known as a leader who got things done, I knew him as a cherished family friend whose caring and kindness supported and inspired three generations of Cormans. He will be greatly missed.”   [Read More]