News Releases

Mar

11

2021

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

2021

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

2021

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]

Feb

10

2021

February 10, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-39) issued the following statement on the passing of former Senator Stewart Greenleaf:   [Read More]

Feb

10

2021

February 10, 2021

 

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, PA State Rep. Rich Irvin held a news conference on Abington Equine Hospital receiving a $370,000 state grant to support the construction of its new facility in Patton Township, Centre County.     [Read More]

Feb

05

2021

February 05, 2021

A comprehensive $912 million relief package to help restaurants, schools, employers, and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received final legislative approval on Friday and was sent to the Governor’s desk for enactment into law, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34), who strongly supported the bill.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2021

February 05, 2021

A proposed constitutional amendment to limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly received final legislative approval today and will be put before the voters to decide in the May 18 primary election, said Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34), who supported the measure.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

 

Senate Republican leaders today called Governor Wolf’s massive tax and spend budget proposal “dead on arrival” in the Senate, saying it is out of touch with Pennsylvanians and small businesses that are struggling to survive during the COVID-19 crisis.       [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

 

PA Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-39) and Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-16) will hold a virtual news conference on Governor Wolf’s massive tax and spend budget proposal “dead on arrival” in the Senate, saying it is out of touch is with Pennsylvanians and small businesses that are struggling to survive during the COVID-19 crisis.     [Read More]

Feb

02

2021

February 02, 2021

(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) offered his initial reaction on Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed tax hikes: “Governor Wolf and his Democrat allies are once again proving they have forgotten about Main Street and every middle-class family in the Commonwealth.  The governor’s latest tax scheme would be a fatal blow for many […]   [Read More]