News Releases

May

17

2016

May 17, 2016

The Pennsylvania Senate voted unanimously today to transfer a parcel of land that formerly housed the Philipsburg Hospital to the Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34), who sponsored the legislation.     [Read More]

May

17

2016

May 17, 2016

Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28), Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-62) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), along with school board representatives and education advocates, today called on Gov. Tom Wolf to side with Pennsylvania schools and sign House Bill 805.     [Read More]

May

16

2016

May 16, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-62) will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in the East Wing Rotunda, regarding House Bill 805 – the Protecting Excellent Teachers Act, which ends the practice of using seniority as the determining factor for layoffs in Pennsylvania and instead requires several factors including teacher performance and seniority to guide furlough and reinstatement decisions.   [Read More]

May

10

2016

May 10, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) released a statement today urging Governor Wolf to reconsider his promised veto of House Bill 805, common-sense education reform legislation:   [Read More]

May

09

2016

May 09, 2016

State Senator Jake Corman (R-34) will meet with Huntingdon County residents May 25, 2016, to discuss the issues that are important to them.   [Read More]

May

09

2016

May 09, 2016

State Senator Jake Corman (R-34) will meet with Mifflin County residents May 23, 2016, to discuss the issues that are important to them.   [Read More]

Apr

27

2016

April 27, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today congratulated Senator-elect Tom Killion on his election to the state Senate in Tuesday’s special election in the 9th Senatorial District.   [Read More]

Apr

15

2016

April 15, 2016

A portion of Route 22/322 in Juniata County was formally named the Honorable Daniel F. Clark Memorial Highway during a ceremony today in Mifflintown, Pa.   [Read More]

Apr

14

2016

April 14, 2016

Senator Gene Yaw discusses the Commonwealth’s heroin problem with Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman and Barry Denk, Executive Director of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania. On April 21st, the Center for Rural Pennsylvania will hold its ninth public hearing at Geisinger-Lewistown to gather information as to how the heroin/opioid epidemic is affecting some of Pennsylvania’s most rural and remote counties.     [Read More]

Apr

14

2016

April 14, 2016

A portion of Routes 22/322 in Juniata County will be formally renamed the Honorable Daniel F. Clark Memorial Highway during a ceremony to be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 15.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2016

April 13, 2016

The State Senate today again passed legislation that would fairly distribute education funds to school districts and ensure schools receive reimbursements for previously paid construction costs, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34). Listen     [Read More]

Mar

28

2016

March 28, 2016

Calling it another move to a create a crisis for Pennsylvania schools and taxpayers, Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) condemned Governor Wolf’s decision to veto the state’s bipartisan fiscal code which serves as the map for spending state funds.   [Read More]