News Releases

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]

May

01

2018

May 01, 2018

Today, approximately 100 Boy Scouts and leaders from across the Commonwealth gathered at the state Capitol Building to mark the first annual Boy Scout Day at the Capitol.   [Read More]

Apr

27

2018

April 27, 2018

“Today Judge Baylson approved my request to suspend his order requiring the personal payment of legal fees associated with the League of Women Voters case, pending the appeal that has been filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2018

April 26, 2018

(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Senator Don White have issued the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s proposed executive actions to curb opioid abuse: “We urge the Governor to take real action by signing Senate Bill 936.  Senate Bill 936 was passed by the General Assembly last week and continues to sit […]   [Read More]

Apr

24

2018

April 24, 2018

Earlier this year, Gov. Tom Wolf issued a disaster declaration over the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities throughout Pennsylvania. His declaration followed the General Assembly’s action in passing 13 different bills to combat this crisis.   [Read More]

Apr

20

2018

April 20, 2018

Two Senior Centers in the 25th Senatorial District have been awarded grants totaling $76,500 by The Pennsylvania Department of Aging, Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) announced today.   [Read More]

Apr

18

2018

April 18, 2018

The State Senate has unanimously approved legislation that would enable local governments and school districts to discuss school security matters in executive session, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Mar

27

2018

March 27, 2018

Today the Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission (STC) has approved a $2.1 million grant for the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad’s Brookville Branch Service Retention project, announced Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).   [Read More]

Mar

19

2018

March 19, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senator Mike Folmer (R-48) issued the following statement on decisions today by federal judges to throw out a legal challenge to a Congressional district map developed last month by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.   [Read More]