News Releases

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]

Mar

11

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March 11, 2021

The bipartisan Senate panel will begin a comprehensive review of the 2020 General Election with their first hearing to review best practices of election integrity and security from other states on Monday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Senate Chamber.   [Read More]

Feb

26

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February 26, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement today in response to Governor Wolf’s plan on charter schools:   [Read More]

Feb

24

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February 24, 2021

Calling the questions politically charged and prejudicial, Senate and House Republican leaders decried the Wolf Administration’s ballot language asking voters if the state constitution should be amended to limit future emergency declarations to 21 days unless extensions are approved by the General Assembly.   [Read More]

Feb

23

2021

February 23, 2021

PA Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-39) and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-171) will hold a news conference to address the Wolf Administration’s use of politically charged and prejudicial language in the ballot question asking voters if the state constitution should be amended to limit future emergency declarations to 21 days unless extensions are approved by the General Assembly. Watch Live   [Read More]

Feb

11

2021

February 11, 2021

 

The Abington Equine Hospital will receive a $370,000 state grant to support the construction of its new facility in Patton Township, PA Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34), House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-171) and state Rep. Rich Irvin (R-81) announced Thursday.     [Read More]