Senators Sworn in for New Session

Harrisburg – Six new Republican state senators, as well as 12 re-elected members, were sworn into office on Tuesday, January 6.  Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) was nominated to again serve as President Pro Tempore of the State Senate for the 2015-2016 Legislative session.  Voters gave Senate Republicans a 30-20 majority in the fall election.

The following new senators are joining the Senate GOP Caucus:

Ryan Aument – 36th Senatorial District

Camera Bartolotta – 46th Senatorial District

Michele Brooks – 50th Senatorial District

Tom McGarrigle – 26th Senatorial District

Mario Scavello – 40th Senatorial District

Pat Stefano – 32nd Senatorial District

The following GOP senators were re-elected by voters on November 4:

Lisa Baker – 20th Senatorial District

Pat Browne – 16th Senatorial District

Jake Corman – 34th Senatorial District

John Eichelberger – 30th Senatorial District

Mike Folmer – 48th Senatorial District

Stewart Greenleaf – 12th Senatorial District

Chuck McIlhinney – 10th Senatorial District

Bob Mensch – 24th Senatorial District

John Rafferty – 44th Senatorial District

Tommy Tomlinson – 6th Senatorial District

Randy Vulakovich – 38th Senatorial District

Scott Wagner – 28th Senatorial District

Voters gave Senate Republicans a 30-20 majority in the fall election.