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Scarnati: $214 Million in Property Tax and Rent Rebates Being Distributed

July 2, 2015

Older Pennsylvanians and individuals with disabilities who have applied for the Property Tax Rent Rebate program will begin receiving rebates totaling $214 million this week, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).[...Read more]

Senate Leaders Issue Statement on Governor Wolf’s Veto of Liquor Privatization

July 2, 2015

Senators Scarnati and Corman issued the following statement on Governor Wolf's veto of the liquor privatization bill:[...Read more]

Scarnati: Senate Sent Responsible, No Tax Increase Budget to the Governor

July 2, 2015

On Tuesday the State Senate sent to the Governor’s desk a 2015-16 state budget that boosts education funding and funds essential services without raising taxes, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).
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Senate Leaders Press Gov. Wolf to Sign Pension Modernization Plan that Saves Taxpayers $10 Billion

June 30, 2015

As the General Assembly delivers pension reform to the Governor’s desk, Senate leaders press Gov. Wolf to sign the bill that restructures the state’s public employee pension systems in order to provide needed fiscal relief and make the systems sustainable in the long term.[...Read more]