News Releases

Apr

03

2020

April 03, 2020

Small businesses, private non-profit organizations, veterans organizations and sole proprietorships that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply now for forgivable loans from the federal government, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Apr

01

2020

April 01, 2020

Services are still available to protect victims of child abuse, domestic violence and other crimes against vulnerable populations during the state’s response to COVID-19, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) said.   [Read More]

Mar

28

2020

March 28, 2020

In light of the Governor’s announcement placing Centre County under a “Stay at Home” Order, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

The Senate convened remotely today to pass several bills to keep Pennsylvania moving forward during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency, according to Senate Republican leaders.   They said the first-ever remote gathering of the Senate was necessary to pass timely legislation related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.    [Read More]

Mar

24

2020

March 24, 2020

The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) approved funding today to provide $61 million in low-interest loans to Pennsylvania’s small employers impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Mar

20

2020

March 20, 2020

Senator Corman is working to reduce the impact of Governor Wolf’s order on Thursday for all non-life-sustaining businesses to close.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2020

March 19, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), Senate Majority Whip John Gordner (R-27) and Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-16) today issued the following response to the Governor’s order that “non-life-sustaining” employers in Pennsylvania close their physical locations:   [Read More]

Mar

18

2020

March 18, 2020

The Senate took an important step to continue its operations safely today by passing a resolution allowing members to vote remotely, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Mar

17

2020

March 17, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) have issued the following statement regarding session taking place on Wednesday, March 18, 2020: The Senate will convene for session on Wednesday, March 18, at 1:00 p.m.    [Read More]

Mar

16

2020

March 16, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) have issued the following statement regarding the session schedule: “The Senate will not convene for session on Tuesday, March 17, but remains on a 12-hour-call.  As the situation with COVID-19 continues to change, we remain committed to working together to do what is in the best interest of all Pennsylvanians.”   [Read More]

Mar

14

2020

March 14, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) have issued the following statement regarding next week’s session schedule:   [Read More]

Mar

12

2020

March 12, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa (D-43) have issued the following statement regarding COVID-19:   [Read More]