News Releases

Oct

20

2020

October 20, 2020

Today during Senate Session in Harrisburg, The Pennsylvania Senate honored Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) for almost two decades of service to his district and the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Oct

06

2020

October 06, 2020

Governor Wolf issued today another change to gathering restrictions across our Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Sep

21

2020

September 21, 2020

The Senate will vote to override Governor Wolf’s veto of a bill that would allow local school districts to have the final say on whether to allow school sports, extracurricular activities and spectators during the 2020-2021 school year, once the measure is received from the House of Representatives, announced Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Sep

17

2020

September 17, 2020

Today’s Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling tramples the U.S. Constitution and jeopardizes election security and timely results, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34). The Republican Senate leaders issued the following statement:   [Read More]

Sep

10

2020

September 10, 2020

School districts would have the final say on whether to allow school sports, extracurricular activities and spectators during the 2020-2021 school year under a bill approved by the Senate, announced Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Aug

27

2020

August 27, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) on Governor’s Wolf’s election reform proposals   [Read More]

Aug

24

2020

August 24, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today, introduced Senate Bill 10, legislation to expand voter access, implement greater efficiencies within Pennsylvania’s voting process and maintain election security.   [Read More]

Aug

17

2020

August 17, 2020

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has approved a total of $1,781,598 in state funding for five local flood protection and water projects in the 25th Senatorial District, announced Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).   [Read More]

Jul

08

2020

July 08, 2020

A resolution to end the COVID-19 emergency declaration in Pennsylvania was presented to Gov. Wolf for his signature today. The termination was delayed after the Wolf administration took legal action to block the implementation of HR 836 despite a bipartisan adoption by the General Assembly.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today strongly criticized the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s nullifying House Resolution 836, which was passed by the General Assembly with bi-partisan support. The Court issued their ruling today.   [Read More]

Jun

26

2020

June 26, 2020

“First and foremost, there are many good reporters who work to provide the public with news regarding legislation and governmental operations. I appreciate the work these reporters do to keep the public informed on issues before the Senate.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2020

June 12, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today applauded the Commonwealth Court’s decision to expedite consideration of the emergency case filed to force Governor Wolf to comply with House Resolution 836, which was passed by the General Assembly with bi-partisan support.   [Read More]