News Releases

Jan

16

2019

January 16, 2019

The Tioga County Conservation District has been awarded $25,430 from a state Growing Greener grant to reduce pollution and improve water quality, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).   [Read More]

Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

Senator David Argall (R-29) and Senator Kim Ward (R-39) have been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) to leadership positions within the Senate Republican Caucus.   [Read More]

Jan

07

2019

January 07, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today announced the Republican Chairs for each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees for the 2019-2020 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

01

2019

January 01, 2019

Today at the State Capitol in Harrisburg, State Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) was sworn in as President Pro Tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate for 2019.   [Read More]

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and House Majority Leader-elect Brian Cutler (R-101) issued the following statement about Governor Wolf’s Executive Order creating a state Redistricting Reform Commission:   [Read More]

Nov

14

2018

November 14, 2018

Senate Republicans today elected their leaders for the 2019-20 legislative session.   [Read More]

Nov

09

2018

November 09, 2018

This week, Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) presented Wade Owlett, Rep. Owlett’s brother, with citations from the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives on being named the 2018-19 Monsanto Fund Rural Teacher of the Year by the National Rural Education Association.    [Read More]

Oct

30

2018

October 30, 2018

Today twenty-seven local school districts who educate children from the 25th Senatorial District have been awarded state grants to help improve student safety through a new program strongly supported by Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Oct

09

2018

October 09, 2018

State grants totaling $58,236 were awarded for volunteer fire companies in the 25th Senatorial District, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Oct

05

2018

October 05, 2018

Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) is encouraging local middle and high school students to share their perspectives on improving school safety by participating in the second annual “Talk To Your State Senator” statewide video competition.   [Read More]

Sep

24

2018

September 24, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) announced that the Senate will honor the life of Steve MacNett during Session on Tuesday, September 25th.  Members of the public are invited to join in this recognition in the Senate Gallery.   [Read More]

Sep

19

2018

September 19, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement regarding the passing of Steve MacNett.   [Read More]