News Releases

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]

Dec

26

2020

December 26, 2020

As hometown fire departments across the Commonwealth struggle to recruit and retain firefighters, Sen. Michele Brooks announced the awarding of a $500,000 state grant to the Corry Fire Department from the highly competitive Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to increase building capacity for the collaboration of multiple local fire departments.   [Read More]

Dec

21

2020

December 21, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-34) today announced he will introduce a resolution to create a bipartisan Special Committee to conduct an exhaustive review of all aspects of the 2020 general election.  [Read More]