News Releases

Jan

15

2020

January 15, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today welcomed Senator-elect Dave Arnold of the 48th Senatorial District to the Senate Republican caucus.   [Read More]

Jan

07

2020

January 07, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate convened today in Harrisburg.  During session, State Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) was once again unanimously re-elected by members of the Senate to serve as President Pro Tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate for 2020.     [Read More]

Dec

11

2019

December 11, 2019

Students in the 25th Senatorial District who are facing extended absences from school due to injuries or illnesses will soon have new educational resources as a result of two state grants that were awarded this week, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

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]