News Releases

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]

May

09

2017

May 09, 2017

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 8th season of the Capitol Hunger Garden on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. directly in front of the garden.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2017

April 26, 2017

Today, Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25), emphasized his continued support for ensuring the future success of Mansfield University.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2017

April 26, 2017

Today, the Senate of Pennsylvania overwhelmingly passed Senator Mike Folmer (R-48) and Senator Joe Scarnati’s (R-25) Senate Bill 8, to reform Pennsylvania’s Asset Forfeiture Law. Listen   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) released the following statement on Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s findings on the Department of Labor & Industry’s management of the Unemployment Compensation System.   [Read More]

Apr

19

2017

April 19, 2017

The Eldred Township Municipal Authority Tank Replacement Project has been awarded $830,000 through the state’s PENNVEST Program to make major improvements, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Apr

17

2017

April 17, 2017

Five housing projects in the 25th Senatorial District will receive a total of $345,000 to improve availability and affordability of housing, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).   [Read More]

Apr

13

2017

April 13, 2017

Three Republican state senators have called on the president of Drexel University to terminate a professor for an inflammatory and hateful social media post that they said showed a lack of respect for military personnel.   [Read More]

Apr

04

2017

April 04, 2017

A letter from 32 Pennsylvania Senators expressing strong support for Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation has been sent to U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and U.S Senator Bob Casey, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Mar

29

2017

March 29, 2017

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has approved a total of $668,514 in state funding for three local water projects in the 25th Senatorial District, announced Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).   [Read More]

Mar

28

2017

March 28, 2017

Legislation to further strengthen laws to protect communities from sex offenders has been introduced in the State Senate, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Mar

07

2017

March 07, 2017

Two local businesses in the 25th Senatorial District have been awarded more than $59,000 in state grants for projects increasing the use of alternative fuels and infrastructure, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]