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Senate Leaders Comment on Governor Wolf’s Selection of an Interim Attorney General

August 18, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) have issued a statement on the Governor’s nomination of a new Attorney General: “Governor Wolf’s nomination of Bruce Beemer will help to provide stability for the office of Pennsylvania’s Attorney General. We believe that Mr. Beemer will represent the legal interests of the Commonwealth in a trustworthy manner.[...Read more]

Conviction of Attorney General Kathleen Kane

August 16, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement on the conviction of Attorney General Kathleen Kane: “In light of the multiple felony convictions, Kathleen Kane should resign immediately as Attorney General. If she elects not to, the Senate will work toward bringing this saga to a close, including an imminent return to session to reconsider her removal under Article VI Section 7 of the state Constitution.”[...Read more]

Scarnati Announces Liquor Changes & Expanded Sunday Hours for Local State Stores

August 10, 2016

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has now implemented new Sunday hours and the debut of Pennsylvania Lottery sales at various Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores across Pennsylvania, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).[...Read more]

Scarnati Announces $4 Million State Award for Kyle Lake

July 27, 2016

Kyle Lake in Jefferson County will soon be receiving $4 million to aid with rehabilitation of the lake and restoration of the dam, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson). Construction of the project is expected to begin in 2017.[...Read more]