News Releases

Apr

23

2020

April 23, 2020

As our Commonwealth grapples with the current public health emergency, the desperate need for telemedicine has never been better illustrated than it is today.   [Read More]

Apr

22

2020

April 22, 2020

Responding to Governor Wolf’s announcement of a plan to begin re-opening Pennsylvania next month, Senate leaders offered the following statements:   [Read More]

Apr

21

2020

April 21, 2020

As Pennsylvania continues to cope with the impact of COVID-19, the Senate today gave final approval to a bill that promotes telemedicine as a way to overcome barriers to quality patient care created by distance and reduce the costs of those services, according to State Senator Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Apr

21

2020

April 21, 2020

The Senate approved a bill today that would ensure law enforcement, first responders and active duty National Guard members who contract COVID-19 can still receive compensation while quarantined or receiving treatment for the virus, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), who supported the bill.   [Read More]

Apr

20

2020

April 20, 2020

Calling Senate Bill 613 a common-sense approach for Pennsylvania, Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) condemn the Governor’s veto of the bill.   [Read More]

Apr

18

2020

April 18, 2020

A new system is available to provide unemployment assistance to individuals who are self-employed, contractors, gig workers and others who do not traditionally qualify for Unemployment Compensation, according to Senator Corman.   [Read More]

Apr

17

2020

April 17, 2020

Citing an ongoing lack of specificity and transparency, Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) called the Governor’s “plan” for emerging from the COVID-19 public health crisis disappointing.   [Read More]

Apr

15

2020

April 15, 2020

The Senate approved two bills today that would provide some much-needed clarity and common sense to the process of deciding which businesses can safely operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]

Apr

13

2020

April 13, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) announced today the Senate plans to return to session this week to consider legislation that will provide a safe path for re-opening the state’s economy.   [Read More]

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]