Corman Says Wolf Not Engaging Republican Leaders with Eviction Moratorium Concerns

(HARRISBURG) – Following Governor Wolf’s news conference today on extending the eviction moratorium in Pennsylvania, which he notified the legislature of at 6:50 p.m. Aug. 24, 2020, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement:

“The Governor has issued at least two press releases and publicized his eviction moratorium concerns at multiple media events. Governor Wolf has made zero phone calls to the Republican legislative leaders on this issue. He has offered zero language that would provide guidance to the legislature on how to achieve what he wants.

“Governor Wolf is playing politics with people’s lives. He talks a good game in front of the media about working together, but he has not spoken directly with Republican legislative leaders since July.

“Senate Republicans remain committed to continuing to work to make changes to ensure the programs under the CARES Act are helping those who need rental assistance and will see what – if any – options we have when it comes to evictions.”

CONTACT – Jenn Kocher – jkocher@pasen.gov