News Releases

Feb

19

2018

February 19, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-28) issued the following statement after the PA Supreme Court issued its gerrymandered Congressional district map:   [Read More]

Feb

16

2018

February 16, 2018

An analysis today of the Governor’s Congressional redistricting map provided to the PA Supreme Court shows that Governor Wolf designed a blatantly partisan map that fails to meet the criteria established by the Court, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-28).   [Read More]

Feb

16

2018

February 16, 2018

An Op-Ed By Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) We stand on the precipice of a crisis of the U.S. Constitution in Pennsylvania. Instead a bipartisan solution to the Congressional redistricting saga, we have chaos as described by PA Supreme Court Justice Max Baer. In his concurring and dissenting opinion, Justice Baer, the Senior Democrat […]   [Read More]

Feb

15

2018

February 15, 2018

 

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman comments on the constitutional crisis caused by the Governor’s refusal to work together on a Congressional Redistricting Map.     [Read More]

Feb

15

2018

February 15, 2018

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) announced legislation today that would give counties, municipalities and school districts more flexibility in the collection of property taxes.   [Read More]

Feb

12

2018

February 12, 2018

Senators Mike Folmer (R-48) and Randy Vulakovich (R-38) have introduced legislation that aims to modernize the Civil Service Commission.   [Read More]

Feb

09

2018

February 09, 2018

The Legislative plan delivered to the Governor today is a Congressional District Map that complies fully with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s order and opinion.   [Read More]

Feb

09

2018

February 09, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai have issued the following statement regarding the Congressional District Map.   [Read More]

Feb

06

2018

February 06, 2018

Responding to Governor Wolf’s budget address today, Senate Republicans said they will continue their commitment to enacting a fiscally responsible, on-time state budget.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2018

February 05, 2018

The Senate today unanimously approved Senate Bill 955, legislation sponsored by Senators Randy Vulakovich (R-38) and Jay Costa (D-43) that creates an incentive for community colleges to establish fire fighter training programs within secondary schools. Listen   [Read More]

Feb

05

2018

February 05, 2018

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai have issued the following statement regarding today’s ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States:   [Read More]

Feb

05

2018

February 05, 2018

 

Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Day rally, held at the Capitol     [Read More]