December 3, 2008 – Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) is sworn in as Lieutenant Governor. The oath of office was administered by Pennsylvania Superior Court Justice John M. Cleland.
May 5, 2008 – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati pays tribute to Pennsylvania police officers who died in the line of duty during a Fraternal Order of Police Memorial Ceremony held at the State Capitol.
January 1, 2008 – Senator Joe Scarnati (right) is sworn in to serve his second year as Senate President Pro Tempore
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Brockway) presents a $900,000 check to Lock Haven University President Dr. Keith Miller and CEO Ed Pitchford for the enlargement of the university’s physician assistant training program.