News Releases

Oct

23

2019

October 23, 2019

The Senate approved legislation today to provide security grants to faith-based institutions and nonprofit organizations, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Oct

22

2019

October 22, 2019

The State Senate today passed legislation that would end child marriage in Pennsylvania, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Oct

07

2019

October 07, 2019

Ferguson Township, Centre County, has been awarded a state grant to support the costs of upgrading traffic signals under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Green Light-Go” program, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Oct

03

2019

October 03, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s decision to begin the regulatory process in order for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI):   [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

The State Senate today approved legislation that would increase the legal age for selling all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from age 18 to 21, according Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), who said the measure is intended to save lives from smoking-related diseases.   [Read More]

Sep

18

2019

September 18, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement announcing the resignation of Senator Folmer.   [Read More]

Sep

17

2019

September 17, 2019

A $2.5 million state grant has been awarded to Mifflin County to undertake a major three-part economic development initiative, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-33), state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171), Rep. John Hershey (R-82) and Rep. Rich Irvin (R-81).   [Read More]

Sep

17

2019

September 17, 2019

Two Centre County projects have been awarded $200,000 in state funding to enhance recreational opportunities for area residents and protect the environment, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34) and state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171).   [Read More]

Jul

05

2019

July 05, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement today   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

The State Senate today passed Senate Bill 48, legislation to provide counties with funding for the purchase of new voting machines.  This legislation has been sent to the Governor’s desk for his signature.   [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), and members of the Senate Republican Caucus offered the following statement on the Senate’s action during today’s debate on House Bill 33.    [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

Senate and House Republican leaders highlighted a broad package of bills today that are intended to support Pennsylvania farmers and encourage new generations of farmers to continue the state’s rich agricultural heritage.   [Read More]