News Releases

Sep

28

2016

September 28, 2016

The Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved three measures aimed to address the state’s growing opioid addiction crisis, adding to bills already approved by the Senate and sent to the House of Representatives.     [Read More]

Sep

16

2016

September 16, 2016

Combatting Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid crisis will be the focus of a special Telephone Town Hall, to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21 from the State Capitol in Harrisburg. Listen to Senator Joe Scarnati Listen to Senator Jake Corman Listen to Senator Gene Yaw   [Read More]

Aug

18

2016

August 18, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) have issued a statement on the Governor’s nomination of a new Attorney General: “Governor Wolf’s nomination of Bruce Beemer will help to provide stability for the office of Pennsylvania’s Attorney General. We believe that Mr. Beemer will represent the legal interests of the Commonwealth in a trustworthy manner.   [Read More]

Aug

16

2016

August 16, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement on the conviction of Attorney General Kathleen Kane: “In light of the multiple felony convictions, Kathleen Kane should resign immediately as Attorney General. If she elects not to, the Senate will work toward bringing this saga to a close, including an imminent return to session to reconsider her removal under Article VI Section 7 of the state Constitution.”   [Read More]

Aug

11

2016

August 11, 2016

With summer vacations drawing to a closes, residents of the 34th Senatorial District are reminded to grab their cameras and start clicking to have their work featured in State Senator Jake Corman’s second annual photo contest.   [Read More]

Aug

08

2016

August 08, 2016

State Senator Jake Corman (R-34) will host a free senior expo for area residents from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, August 10 at the Rec Park Community Center, located at 108 Montgomery Avenue in Lewistown.   [Read More]

Jul

10

2016

July 10, 2016

Unfortunately, a final revenue agreement has not yet been reached. Various proposals have been put on the table. Negotiations persist and we remain committed to continuing to work toward reaching a final compromise that will fully fund the approved spending plan while at the same time does not include broad-based increases in income or sales taxes.   [Read More]

Jul

07

2016

July 07, 2016

Eight organizations and municipalities in the 34tSenatorial District have been awarded more than $6.9 million in state funding for projects that will provide new recreation opportunities for area residents and protect the environment, Senator Jake Corman announced Thursday.   [Read More]

Jun

29

2016

June 29, 2016

The State Senate today passed a balanced and on-time state spending plan that will boost funding for education to the highest level in state history and allocate new funds to fight the state’s opioid epidemic.       [Read More]

Jun

23

2016

June 23, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today highlighted the importance of continuing to address the widespread heroin and opioid addiction across Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jun

07

2016

June 07, 2016

Senate leaders and Senate Law and Justice Committee Chair Chuck McIlhinney offered the following statements on House passage of legislation that would modernize liquor store sales in Pennsylvania, giving consumers greater convenience. House Bill 1690, which passed the Senate in December 2015, now goes to the Governor for his consideration.   [Read More]

May

25

2016

May 25, 2016

State Senator Jake Corman (R-34) will meet with Juniata County residents June 10, 2016, to discuss the issues that are important to them.   [Read More]