News Releases

Mar

01

2019

March 01, 2019

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) and Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today introduced legislation to update laws governing Pennsylvania historic preservation.   [Read More]

Feb

14

2019

February 14, 2019

Senate Republican leaders said they appreciate the recent vote by the state Supreme Court to delay action on voiding a successful medical malpractice reform that has kept doctors’ offices open in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

14

2019

February 14, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Chairman Elder Vogel (R-47) issued the following statement in response to the new proposals Governor Wolf presented today to support Pennsylvania farmers:   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

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]

Feb

01

2019

February 01, 2019

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded a total of $1.505 million in state grants for projects in the 25th Senatorial District, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Jan

25

2019

January 25, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today announced the Republican Members for each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees for the 2019-2020 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

16

2019

January 16, 2019

The Tioga County Conservation District has been awarded $25,430 from a state Growing Greener grant to reduce pollution and improve water quality, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).   [Read More]

Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

Senator David Argall (R-29) and Senator Kim Ward (R-39) have been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) to leadership positions within the Senate Republican Caucus.   [Read More]

Jan

07

2019

January 07, 2019

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today announced the Republican Chairs for each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees for the 2019-2020 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

01

2019

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]

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and House Majority Leader-elect Brian Cutler (R-101) issued the following statement about Governor Wolf’s Executive Order creating a state Redistricting Reform Commission:   [Read More]

Nov

14

2018

November 14, 2018

Senate Republicans today elected their leaders for the 2019-20 legislative session.   [Read More]