News Releases

Jun

01

2020

June 01, 2020

Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, House Speaker Mike Turzai, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman and House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler issued the following statement in response to Gov. Wolf’s Election Day executive order:   [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Facing an uncertain economic future and working to address the devastating impact of COVID-19, the Senate today set a course for recovery by approving a $25.8 billion interim budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21, according to Senate Republicans leaders.     [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

News Conference at 4:30 with Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne on Passage of Interim State Budget and CARES Funding Distribution Plan     [Read More]

May

19

2020

May 19, 2020

Senate Republican leaders today condemned Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of bills that would have provided county governments more control over letting residents return to work and allowed more employers to resume operations under state and federal safety guidelines.   [Read More]

May

18

2020

May 18, 2020

Senate Republican leaders today called on Gov. Tom Wolf to sign legislation giving county governments more control over letting residents return to work and allowing more employers to resume operations under state and federal safety guidelines.   [Read More]

May

13

2020

May 13, 2020

With the number of positive COVID-19 cases steadily decreasing on a daily basis and medical experts testifying that communities can safely meet the challenges of the new reality, the Senate today (May 13) approved a four-bill package that would give county governments more control over reopening their local economies and provide waivers from the Governor’s closure order for a variety of businesses -- if they can operate in a manner that protects employees and customers, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34).   [Read More]