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Governor Wolf’s 2015-16 Budget Proposal

March 26, 2015

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati explains how Massive Tax increases in Governor Wolf’s 2015-16 Budget Proposal will hurt Pennsylvanians.
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Senate Republican Leaders Call on Wolf to Recall Nomination of Acting PA State Police Commissioner

March 20, 2015

Letter from Senate Republican Leaders to Governor Tom Wolf, asking him to recall the nomination of Colonel Marcus Brown for Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner.[...Read more]

Scarnati Announces Local Cultural and Historical Support Grants

March 19, 2015

Four local historical societies and a local museum have been selected to receive state grants, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).[...Read more]

Senate Republicans Oppose Wolf Administration’s Mandate on School Districts to Provide Reports on Unauthorized Funding

March 17, 2015

The Wolf Administration is overreaching its executive power by mandating that Pennsylvania school districts provide the Department of Education with reporting of how non-appropriated funding would be spent, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-16), Senate Majority Whip John Gordner (R-27) and Senate Education Committee Chairman Lloyd Smucker (R-13).[...Read more]