News Releases

May

10

2022

May 10, 2022

As more countries move toward accepting Bitcoin as legal tender, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) today announced plans to create a task force including the state treasurer, representatives of the state’s major public employee pension funds and other financial and policy experts to study how federal policy changes relating to digital currency could benefit Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Apr

28

2022

April 28, 2022

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) issued the following statement today regarding the unnecessary and expensive obstruction of the Senate’s election investigation by Governor Tom Wolf, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Senate Democrats:   [Read More]

Apr

26

2022

April 26, 2022

An important revitalization project at The Bellefonte Works will move forward thanks to a state grant announced by Senator Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Representative Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) today.   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

Senator Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Representative Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced an additional $500,000 in grant funding today to help Centre Volunteers in Medicine (CViM) better meet the health care needs of community residents.   [Read More]

Apr

14

2022

April 14, 2022

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) issued the following statement today in reaction to Philadelphia becoming the first major city in the U.S. to reinstate an indoor mask mandate:   [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) issued the following statement today after passage of two bills to help restore integrity of Pennsylvania’s elections:   [Read More]

Apr

13

2022

April 13, 2022

 

In a strong step forward to safeguard the integrity of Pennsylvania’s elections, the Senate approved two bills today that would prevent the future use of unsecured ballot drop boxes and ban private money to fund election operations.   [Read More]

Apr

08

2022

April 08, 2022

Senate Republicans announced they will soon introduce a proposal sponsored by Senators Cris Dush (R-25), Ryan Aument (R-36), Jake Corman (R-34), and Kim Ward (R-39) that will require mail-in ballots that are not returned in the mail to be returned only to the County Board of Elections office, effectively eliminating drop boxes in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Apr

06

2022

April 06, 2022

Senate Republican leaders praised the Commonwealth Court today for preventing the Wolf Administration from moving forward with its unconstitutional entry into a multi-state carbon tax agreement that would hurt Pennsylvania’s economy.   [Read More]

Mar

29

2022

March 29, 2022

Evidence presented during a Senate State Government Committee hearing today raised serious concerns over the security of ballot drop boxes, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte).   [Read More]

Mar

22

2022

March 22, 2022

Three grants awarded in Centre County today will help expand high-speed broadband internet deployment in unserved communities, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte).   [Read More]

Mar

21

2022

March 21, 2022

To provide relief to consumers who are struggling due to rising gas prices, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) introduced a bill today that would significantly cut the state’s liquid fuels tax.   [Read More]