News Releases

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

The Senate voted today to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s disaster emergency and preserve critical waivers for measures like telemedicine and health care staffing, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland).   [Read More]

Jun

08

2021

June 08, 2021

 

The Senate approved a resolution this week sponsored by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) honoring cancer survivors by designating June 2021 as Cancer Survivors Recognition Month. AUDIO   [Read More]

Jun

07

2021

June 07, 2021

 

Parents would have a stronger role to play in deciding the best educational options for their children under legislation approved by the Senate Education Committee today, according to Chairman Scott Martin (R-13), President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) and Senator John DiSanto (R-15).   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

A $300,000 state grant will help remediate the former Central Hotel Building property in the Borough of Lewistown, according to Representative John Hershey (R-Mifflin/Juniata/Franklin) and Senator Jake Corman (R-Centre/Huntingdon/Mifflin/Juniata).   [Read More]

May

19

2021

May 19, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement today in response to passage of two constitutional amendments that will improve the way the state responds to emergencies:   [Read More]

May

17

2021

May 17, 2021

Lobbyists would be subject to new openness, transparency and ethical conduct requirements and would have less influence in state government under a legislative proposal unveiled today by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Speaker of House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).   [Read More]

May

17

2021

May 17, 2021

After 14 months of dealing with a once-in-a-century pandemic, the strengths and weaknesses of state government’s emergency response is coming into clearer focus.   [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

 

The Senate approved legislation today that would offer parents the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to the learning disruptions created by COVID-19, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), who authored the bill.     [Read More]

May

10

2021

May 10, 2021

Parents would have the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to the learning disruptions created by COVID-19 under a bill approved by the Senate Education Committee today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte).   [Read More]

May

04

2021

May 04, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) issued the following statement today in response to Governor Wolf’s announcement that most business restrictions would be lifted Memorial Day weekend:   [Read More]

May

03

2021

May 03, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland), Senator Elder Vogel (R-Beaver), Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington), Senator Pat Stefano (R-Fayette), Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-Cambria), Senator Joe Pittman (R-Indiana) and Senator Devlin Robinson (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement in reaction to U.S. Steel’s recent announcement that it is cancelling plans for its Mon Valley Works plant:   [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

The news conference featuring Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte) and Speaker of House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) discussing lobbyist reform that was previously scheduled on Wednesday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at the Pennsylvania Capitol has been postponed to a later date.   [Read More]