News Releases

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

The state Senate today approved a fiscally responsible budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 that holds the line on spending, increases funding for education and school safety initiatives and includes no new taxes, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

Senate Republican leaders offered the following statements on passage of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 state budget, which holds the line on spending, makes historic investments in education and school safety initiatives, and includes no new taxes. Listen     [Read More]

Jun

13

2018

June 13, 2018

The Senate has passed bi-partisan legislation that changes Pennsylvania’s redistricting process, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25), who strongly supported the measure.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2018

June 12, 2018

Summer is just around the corner and with more pedestrians and bicyclists active during the warmer months, it is important to remember safety precautions on the roads, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Jun

07

2018

June 07, 2018

Clinton County has been awarded a grant of $80,000 from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) to preserve the Clinton County Courthouse, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

May

31

2018

May 31, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement on Senator Scott Wagner’s resignation from the Pennsylvania State Senate.   [Read More]

May

23

2018

May 23, 2018

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

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Representative Jake Wheatley (D-19) will hold a public event to mark the opening of the 9th season of the Capitol Hunger Garden on Wednesday, May 23rd at 9:00 a.m. directly in front of the garden.     [Read More]

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has approved a $1 million grant for the construction of a natural gas pipeline to International Wax Incorporated (IWI) in McKean County, announced Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).   [Read More]

May

16

2018

May 16, 2018

Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) will gather input from community residents during a live telephone town hall event on Monday, May 21, from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   [Read More]

May

11

2018

May 11, 2018

Seven museums and historical organizations in the 25th Senatorial District have been awarded $28,000 in state grants, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

May

09

2018

May 09, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28) today announced that former Gov. Tom Ridge will serve as the keynote speaker for The Wall That Heals Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pennsylvania State Capitol.   [Read More]