News Releases

Jun

20

2017

June 20, 2017

Two businesses in the 25th Senatorial District have been awarded medical marijuana grower/processor permits by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, according to Senator Joe Scarnati.   [Read More]

Jun

06

2017

June 06, 2017

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) and Senator John DiSanto (R-15) have sent the attached letter to PA Department of Health Secretary Karen Murphy, regarding a recent disturbing report on an inspection of Hillcrest Women’s Medical Center in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

The State Senate today approved a historic pension reform bill that will transform public employee retirement benefits for the 21st Century and limit future financial risks for taxpayers, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

The Senate today approved a historic pension reform bill that will transform public employee retirement benefits for the 21st Century and limit future financial risks for taxpayers.   [Read More]

May

26

2017

May 26, 2017

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has given final approval for the establishment of the Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania, according to State Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

May

10

2017

May 10, 2017

Today Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Representative Jake Wheatley (D-19) were joined by members of the Legislative Hunger Caucus and numerous hunger awareness advocates, who came together for a public event to mark the eighth season opening of the Capitol Hunger Garden.   [Read More]