News Releases

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

 

The Senate approved legislation today that would offer parents the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to the learning disruptions created by COVID-19, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), who authored the bill.     [Read More]

May

10

2021

May 10, 2021

Parents would have the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to the learning disruptions created by COVID-19 under a bill approved by the Senate Education Committee today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte).   [Read More]

May

04

2021

May 04, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement today in response to Governor Wolf’s announcement that most business restrictions would be lifted Memorial Day weekend:   [Read More]

May

03

2021

May 03, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland), Senator Elder Vogel (R-Beaver), Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington), Senator Pat Stefano (R-Fayette), Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-Cambria), Senator Joe Pittman (R-Indiana) and Senator Devlin Robinson (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement in reaction to U.S. Steel’s recent announcement that it is cancelling plans for its Mon Valley Works plant:   [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

The news conference featuring Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Speaker of House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) discussing lobbyist reform that was previously scheduled on Wednesday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at the Pennsylvania Capitol has been postponed to a later date.   [Read More]

Apr

21

2021

April 21, 2021

A major Centre County transportation improvement project was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority today, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte).   [Read More]

Apr

20

2021

April 20, 2021

At a Capitol news conference today, a group of Senators highlighted the importance of voters understanding “what a YES vote means” when they go to the polls to decide proposed Constitutional amendments on May 18.   [Read More]

Apr

19

2021

April 19, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) announced today that he has hired Jason Thompson to serve as his office’s Communications Director, effective April 19.   [Read More]

Apr

19

2021

April 19, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Education Committee Chairman Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) raised concerns today about the Wolf Administration’s plans to make significant changes to the state’s charter school law through the regulatory process instead of working with the General Assembly:   [Read More]

Apr

19

2021

April 19, 2021

 

To highlight the importance of voters knowing “what a YES vote means” for the May 18 ballot questions, a group of senators Tuesday discussed the need to protect lives and livelihoods while restoring critical checks and balances in Harrisburg.     [Read More]

Apr

16

2021

April 16, 2021

A grant from PennDOT will support critical transportation upgrades for a local development project that is expected to bring more jobs and economic activity to the region, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte).   [Read More]

Apr

09

2021

April 09, 2021

State Senator Jake Corman (R-34) will host a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday, April 13, to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine.   [Read More]