September 18, 2009 – Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) joins legislative leaders and the governor at a capitol news conference to announce a budget agreement that holds spending below last year’s levels and includes no new broad-based tax increases
Senator Joe Scarnati speaks at the Fraternal Order of Police Memorial Ceremony on May 4, 2009, which was held at the Forum Place in Harrisburg. The FOP ceremony is held yearly to recognize the Pennsylvania officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
March 20, 2009 – General Jessica Wright addressed the Senate on March 10, 2009 during National Guard Day at the Capitol Building.
March 10, 2009 - Matt Azeles, Legislative Assistant to Senator Scarnati, attended the Youth Art Month Recognition Day at the Capitol on March 10, 2009. During the event, he presented an award to Ashley Luce for her outstanding achievement.
February 4, 2009 – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) talks with reporters at the state capitol after the Governor’s annual budget address.
January 21, 2009 – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) joins members of the Senate Republican caucus to announce the introduction of a 10-bill package of reforms intended to bring greater accountability and transparency to state government.
January 6, 2009 – Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) is joined by Supreme Court Justice Thomas Saylor and his children Kelly and Michael following swearing-in ceremonies at the State Capitol. Scarnati was elected to his second term as President Pro Tempore of the State Senate.
Top left to right, Majority Caucus Chairman Mike Waugh (R-28), Majority Caucus Administrator Pat Browne (R-16), Majority Policy Committee Chairman John Pippy (R-37), Majority Caucus Secretary Bob Robbins (R-50), and Appropriations Committee Chairman Jake Corman (R-34). Bottom left to right, Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-9), President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), and Majority Whip Jane Clare Orie (R-40).