News Releases

Jun

14

2019

June 14, 2019

Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) offered the following statement on the appointment of Father Paul Taylor to serve as president of Saint Vincent College:   [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) announced the Standing Committee assignments for the remainder of the 2019-2020 legislative session. Scarnati explained that as a result of Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) and Senator Joe Pittman (R-41) being sworn-in to the Senate on Monday, Senate Standing Committee assignments have seen some slight changes. “I […]   [Read More]

Jun

05

2019

June 05, 2019

Today the State Senate unanimously approved a bi-partisan package of criminal justice reforms to reduce prison and probation costs, better protect crime victims, and strengthen public safety, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

May

22

2019

May 22, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today welcomed two new members to the Senate Republican caucus.   [Read More]

May

16

2019

May 16, 2019

Today, Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) announced that there are plans to advance language to allow for open primaries in Pennsylvania when the Senate returns to session in June.   Listen   [Read More]

May

09

2019

May 09, 2019

Today Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) has circulated a Senate co-sponsorship memo for legislation to require the sale of the Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor’s residence.   [Read More]