News Releases

Nov

20

2019

November 20, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) issued the following statement on Senate passage of the Statute of Limitations Child Sexual Abuse Reform Package   [Read More]

Nov

19

2019

November 19, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement regarding Senator John Yudichak leaving the Senate Democrat Caucus.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

Today Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Representative Mark Rozzi (D-126) and Representative Jim Gregory (R-80) announced their agreement to work together to ensure child sexual abuse reform legislation reaches the Governor’s desk.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2019

November 14, 2019

I applaud the decision today by the Pennsylvania State Board of Education to require that a hearing by the full Board be held on Empower Erie’s proposal to have a community college.   [Read More]

Nov

12

2019

November 12, 2019

State funding of $1 million has been approved for the Winslow Hill Road Paving Project in Elk County, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).    [Read More]

Oct

31

2019

October 31, 2019

The Senate approved several bills this week to promote the access and affordability of healthcare services and address other critical issues in the healthcare community, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25), who supported the measures.   [Read More]

Oct

25

2019

October 25, 2019

Today, Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) issued the following statement on campaign finance reform in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Oct

03

2019

October 03, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s decision to begin the regulatory process in order for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI):   [Read More]

Sep

24

2019

September 24, 2019

Today the Senate State Government Committee unanimously passed legislation to require that the Lt. Governor’s residence be used to support veterans and active military, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Sep

18

2019

September 18, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement announcing the resignation of Senator Folmer.   [Read More]

Sep

17

2019

September 17, 2019

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has approved a total of $898,098 in state funding for three local flood protection, trail, recreation and water projects in the 25th Senatorial District, announced Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).   [Read More]

Sep

06

2019

September 06, 2019

Volunteer fire and ambulance services can apply online for state grants to help fund their operations, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]