Senate Leaders Issue Statement on COVID-19

(HARRISBURG) – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa (D-43) have issued the following statement regarding COVID-19:

“COVID-19 discussions are ongoing between both Senate Caucuses, as well as House Leaders and the Governor.  At this time, Senate Session will take place as scheduled next week.

“Under the guidance of the Secretary of the Senate, the Senate has long-standing Continuity of Operations (COOP) plans in place for emergencies.

“The coronavirus situation changes daily. It remains our top priority to do what is in the best interest of protecting public health.  District office openings and hours remain at the discretion of each member. Evaluation of circumstances are ongoing and changes to Senate operations will be made if necessary.”

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Kate Flessner – Senator Scarnati 717-787-7084
Jenn Kocher – Senator Corman 717-787-1349
Brittany Crampsie – Senator Costa 717-712-3480