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Senate Republican Leaders Say Sound Fiscal Policies Have Contributed to Healthy PA Revenue Collections

May 01, 2019
PA revenue collections have soared to a healthy surplus, thanks in part to Republican economic policies that have focused on holding down spending and rejecting proposed tax increases, according to Senate Republican leaders.      [Read More]

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Senator Scarnati’s Response to the Governor’s Budget Address

February 05, 2019
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati offers remarks following the Governor’s budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly.     [Read More]

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Senate Republican Leaders Respond to Governor’s Budget Plan: Urge Lower Spending, Limited Borrowing, Help for Job-Creators

February 05, 2019
Following Governor Wolf’s budget address, Senate Republican leaders said they will continue their push for a fiscally responsible budget that controls spending, holds the line on new taxes and continues to invest in education and job-creation. Listen   [Read More]

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Scarnati Sworn In as Senate President Pro Tempore

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]

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Press Conference on SB 261

October 18, 2018
  Senate Leaders hold a press conference on Senate Bill 261.   [Read More]

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Senate Republican Leaders Issue Responses to Senate Passage of State Budget

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]

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PCN’s “On the Issues” Program

June 20, 2018
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati appears on PCN’s “On the Issues” program to discuss key legislation facing the General Assembly. - VIDEO COURTESY OF PCN   [Read More]

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Capitol Hunger Garden Opens for 9th Season

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]

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Hunger Garden Opening 5.23.18 at 9:00 a.m.

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]

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Boys Scouts From Across the State Descend Upon the Capitol

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]