News Releases

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

In recognition of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, the Pennsylvania Senate passed a package of bills today designed to protect crime victims and ensure they have more opportunities to participate in the judicial process, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34, who supported the proposals.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2019

March 27, 2019

With the “graying” of Pennsylvania’s farm families, Senator Elder Vogel (R-47) is introducing legislation that will encourage existing farmers and landowners to work with beginning farmers to help them get started.     [Read More]

Mar

26

2019

March 26, 2019

The Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program will provide $28,109 for the Hameau Farm, Union Township, to help with the construction of an onsite testing lab and creamery facility, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and stat Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171) announced today.   [Read More]

Mar

26

2019

March 26, 2019

(HARRISBURG) – The Borough of Bellefonte has been awarded $941,824 to revitalize waterfront property on Dunlap Street, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171) announced today. “The grant will contribute to the vitality of downtown Bellefonte by enhancing the waterfront and giving the area a boost as a destination for […]   [Read More]

Mar

26

2019

March 26, 2019

The Borough of Mifflintown has been awarded a $530,000 to rehabilitate the Cross Street, which runs over Schweyer Run, providing better pedestrian and traffic flow to the area, according to Senate Majority Leaders Jake Corman (R-34) and state Rep. John Hershey (R-82).   [Read More]

Mar

20

2019

March 20, 2019

A measure that would strip taxpayer-funded pensions from public officials and employees who commit job-related felonies is on its way to the Governor’s desk for consideration after receiving final approval in the Senate today, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) who strongly supports the measure.   [Read More]

Feb

14

2019

February 14, 2019

Senate Republican leaders said they appreciate the recent vote by the state Supreme Court to delay action on voiding a successful medical malpractice reform that has kept doctors’ offices open in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

14

2019

February 14, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Chairman Elder Vogel (R-47) issued the following statement in response to the new proposals Governor Wolf presented today to support Pennsylvania farmers:   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

Following Governor Wolf’s budget address, Senate Republican leaders said they will continue their push for a fiscally responsible budget that controls spending, holds the line on new taxes and continues to invest in education and job-creation. Listen   [Read More]

Feb

01

2019

February 01, 2019

Grants totally $2.7 million are being awarded to local projects to improve bridges and roadways under the state’s Multimodal Transportation Fund, Senator Jake Corman (R-34) announced today.   [Read More]

Jan

25

2019

January 25, 2019

The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is accepting grant applications for community conservation and recreational projects, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34), who encourages local organizations to take advantage of the funding.   [Read More]

Dec

18

2018

December 18, 2018

The Centre County Conservation District has been awarded a $1.697 million state grant to improve agricultural practices on area farms and undertake streambank stabilization projects that will help to protect water quality and water sources, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]