News Releases

Jul

02

2015

July 02, 2015

Senators Scarnati and Corman issued the following statement on Governor Wolf's veto of the liquor privatization bill:   [Read More]

Jun

30

2015

June 30, 2015

As the General Assembly delivers pension reform to the Governor’s desk, Senate leaders press Gov. Wolf to sign the bill that restructures the state’s public employee pension systems in order to provide needed fiscal relief and make the systems sustainable in the long term.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2015

June 30, 2015

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Law & Justice Committee Chairman Chuck McIlhinney (R-10) have issued the following statement regarding Senate Passage of House Bill 466.   [Read More]

Jun

28

2015

June 28, 2015

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Law & Justice Committee Chairman Chuck McIlhinney (R-10) announced today that a historic plan to privatize sales of wine and liquor was approved by the Senate Law and Justice Committee by a vote of 7 to 4.   [Read More]

Jun

26

2015

June 26, 2015

Senate and House Republican leadership today unveiled the 2015-16 budget plan that adds considerable funding to education without adding to the tax burden of Pennsylvania families.   [Read More]

Jun

17

2015

June 17, 2015

Residents of the 34th Senatorial District are encouraged to grab their cameras and start clicking as State Senator Jake Corman kicks off his inaugural Pennsylvania State Symbols Online Photo Contest.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2015

June 10, 2015

Calling it a good day for transparency and openness in government, Senate Republicans applauded a state Commonwealth Court decision that Gov. Wolf exceeded his powers in removing the director of the state’s Office of Open Records (OOR).   [Read More]

Jun

09

2015

June 09, 2015

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) have issued the following statement regarding 2014 Marcellus Shale impact fee disbursements:   [Read More]

May

22

2015

May 22, 2015

The Senate passed an aggressive pension plan last week (5/13/15) to modernize the state’s public employee pension systems. The bill is a historic plan that reflects the seriousness of the situation we face with pensions.   [Read More]

May

14

2015

May 14, 2015

Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement on the passing of Penn State Broadcasting legend Fran Fisher:   [Read More]

May

13

2015

May 13, 2015

A significant plan to reform Pennsylvania’s costly state pension systems was approved today by the Senate by a vote of 28 to 19, according to Senate Republican Leaders.   [Read More]

May

12

2015

May 12, 2015

Senate Bill 1 restructures the state’s two public employee pension systems – the State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS) and the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) – in order to make them viable in the long term.   [Read More]