News Releases

Feb

22

2018

February 22, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senator Mike Folmer (R-48) today filed a complaint in the U.S. Middle District Court asking for the court to stop the implementation of Congressional District maps recently crafted by the PA Supreme Court.   [Read More]

Feb

16

2018

February 16, 2018

An analysis today of the Governor’s Congressional redistricting map provided to the PA Supreme Court shows that Governor Wolf designed a blatantly partisan map that fails to meet the criteria established by the Court, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-28).   [Read More]

Feb

16

2018

February 16, 2018

An Op-Ed By Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) We stand on the precipice of a crisis of the U.S. Constitution in Pennsylvania. Instead a bipartisan solution to the Congressional redistricting saga, we have chaos as described by PA Supreme Court Justice Max Baer. In his concurring and dissenting opinion, Justice Baer, the Senior Democrat […]   [Read More]

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]