News Releases

Jan

17

2021

January 17, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-39) issued the following statement on the passing of Senator Dave Arnold (R-48)  [Read More]

Jan

17

2021

January 17, 2021

It is with heavy hearts that the family and staff of Senator David J. Arnold, Jr., announce the end of his battle with brain cancer on Sunday, January 17, 2021.  [Read More]

Jan

14

2021

January 14, 2021

State Senator Cris Dush (R-25) was named Chairman of the Senate Local Government Committee for the 2020-21 Legislative Session. Listen   [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman to chair the Senate State Government Committee for the 2021-22 session.  [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Today, Senator Pat Stefano (R-32, Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties) was appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman to serve as Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee for the 2020-2021 legislative session.  [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) has been appointed Chairman of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee for the 2021-22 legislative session by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman.   [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) has appointed Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) to chair the Senate Transportation Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.   [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee for the 2021-2022 legislative session.  [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13) was appointed today to serve as Chair of the Senate Education Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.  [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Today Senator Mike Regan (R-31, Cumberland and York Counties) was appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman to serve as Chairman of the Senate Law and Justice Committee for the 2021-2022 legislative session.  [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) today announced the chairs for each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees for the 2021-22 Session.  [Read More]

Jan

12

2021

January 12, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-39) issued the following statement on the U.S. District Court ruling on the 45th Pennsylvania Senate District:  [Read More]

Jan

12

2021

January 12, 2021

Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan’s decision on challenges to the election in the 45th Senatorial District:  [Read More]

Jan

08

2021

January 08, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) today issued the following statement on filing the seat in the 45th Senate District:  [Read More]

Jan

08

2021

January 08, 2021

Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) to the Pennsylvania Senate leadership position of Senate Majority Policy Chairman for the 2021-22 legislative session.  [Read More]

Jan

08

2021

January 08, 2021

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors, chaired by State Senator Gene Yaw, will hold a virtual public hearing on Wednesday, January 13, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., on the COVID-19 vaccines and how they will be distributed throughout rural Pennsylvania.   Watch Live  [Read More]

Jan

07

2021

January 07, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) today appointed Senator Elder Vogel (R-47) to serve as Deputy President Pro Tempore for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.  [Read More]

Jan

07

2021

January 07, 2021

HARRISBURG – Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) was appointed today to serve as part of the Senate Republican Leadership team for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. As Senate Majority Caucus Administrator, Bartolotta will be responsible for scheduling for the caucus. She will take the place of Senator Kim Ward (R-39), who was elected to serve as Senate […]  [Read More]

Jan

06

2021

January 06, 2021

Below is a statement from Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) on the disputed 45th Senator District election, video remarks, and a timeline of the events surrounding the election. VIDEO: The 45th District VIDEO: Getting it Right Not Fast VIDEO: Behavior of Lieutenant Governor “We remain committed to conducting the business of the Senate […]  [Read More]

Jan

05

2021

January 05, 2021

Senator Cris Dush (R-25) took his oath of office to begin his first term as a Pennsylvania state senator at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Harrisburg today.  [Read More]

Jan

05

2021

January 05, 2021

Senator Devlin Robinson (R-37) took his oath of office to begin his first term as a Pennsylvania state senator at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Harrisburg today.  [Read More]

Jan

05

2021

January 05, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate today elected Senator Jake Corman (R-34) to serve as Senate President Pro Tempore for the 2021-22 legislation session and welcomed new and returning members to the chamber during swearing-in ceremonies at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.  [Read More]

Jan

04

2021

January 04, 2021

Following last week’s filing by PA Senate candidate Nicole Ziccarelli contesting the election results in the state’s 45th Senate District, Tuesday’s swearing in of a senator for that district will be delayed, interim Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) announced today.  [Read More]

Jan

03

2021

January 03, 2021

Senate Interim President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-39) offered condolences and reflections on the life of state Rep. Mike Reese (R-59) who died Saturday.  [Read More]