News Releases

Jul

22

2021

July 22, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement today regarding the Department of State’s announcement that voting machines in Fulton County would be decertified:   [Read More]

Jul

10

2021

July 10, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) issued the following statement today in response to a directive issued by the Department of State that orders counties not to allow for a review of electronic voting systems:   [Read More]

Jul

10

2021

July 10, 2021

 

Name, Image, Likeness – Press Event | Monday, July 12, 2021 from 11:00am – 12:00pm |   [Read More]

Jul

06

2021

July 06, 2021

A new state law empowers parents to decide whether their children should advance to the next grade level or be held back a year due to learning disruptions created during COVID-19, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte).    [Read More]

Jul

01

2021

July 01, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement today in reaction to Governor Wolf’s veto of legislation to prohibit vaccine passports and limit government overreach:   [Read More]

Jun

30

2021

June 30, 2021

 

s will now have the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to learning disruptions caused by COVID-19 as part of a new law authored by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte).     [Read More]

Jun

30

2021

June 30, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement today in reaction to Governor Wolf’s veto of the Voter Rights Protection Act:   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

 

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Pat Browne (R-Allentown) addressed passage of a fiscally responsible state budget today that boosts funding for schools, nursing homes and transportation.     [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Pat Browne (R-Allentown) will hold a news conference outside the Senate Chamber to discuss the 2021-22 state budget after the bill is considered on the Senate Floor. Watch Live   [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

 

Parents would have the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to learning disruptions caused by COVID-19 under a bill approved by the Senate and sent to the governor today.   [Read More]

Jun

17

2021

June 17, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement today regarding the hospitalization of former Pennsylvania Governor and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge:   [Read More]

Jun

14

2021

June 14, 2021

 

The bipartisan Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform released a report today detailing its findings and recommendations to strengthen Pennsylvania’s election system.   [Read More]