Stories tagged: "Jake Corman"


Pennsylvania's Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro speaks to a crowd with the city behind him during his campaign launch address for Pennsylvania governor, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Who Will be the Next Governor of Pennsylvania? Meet the Candidates.

With current Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf unable to run due to term limits, the governor seat is up for grabs. As the last line of defense against policies that are detrimental to Pennsylvanians, the 2022 governor race is extremely important and affects every resident of the state.

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2021 file photo, state senator Jake Corman (R-Centre), speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania's state Senate who is widely expected to run for governor, has begun inviting donors and others to an announcement next Thursday night, Nov. 11, 2021. The event is billed as a "special announcement" in Corman's hometown of Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Corman Won’t Seek Another Senate Term Amid Run for Governor

Jake Corman had previously said that he would run for both the governor's office and his Senate seat at the same time when he announced his candidacy last month.

Learning support teacher Sabrina Werley holds the bottle of hand sanitizer for a student at Cumru Elementary School in Berks County. (Reading Eagle Photo via Getty Images/ Ben Hasty)
PA Mask Mandate for K-12 Schools Remains for Now, Justices Rule

The justices in a 5-1 decision put on hold a lower-court order. If the justices hadn't acted, the mask mandate would have ended on Saturday.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference regarding ghost guns, Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, in Ewing, N.J. His salary will rise to $177,000. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
State Officials, Lawmakers, and Judges Get Big 2022 Pay Raise

Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro are among those getting a bump in salary.

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2021 file photo, state senator Jake Corman (R-Centre), speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania's state Senate who is widely expected to run for governor, has begun inviting donors and others to an announcement next Thursday night, Nov. 11, 2021. The event is billed as a "special announcement" in Corman's hometown of Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Corman Emphasizes Experience in Run for Governor

Jake Corman, the Senate's highest-ranking member, has served in the chamber since 1999 after taking over the seat his father held.

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre, speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
GOP State Sen. Jake Corman to Run for Governor

The Senate’s president pro tempore had planned to make the formal announcement Thursday in his hometown of Bellefonte, but the event was canceled after Corman tested positive Wednesday for COVID-19. HARRISBURG — Jake Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania’s state Senate, will run for governor in next year’s election, a political adviser said Wednesday. For...

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2021 file photo, state senator Jake Corman (R-Centre), speaks during a Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Corman, the ranking Republican in Pennsylvania's state Senate who is widely expected to run for governor, has begun inviting donors and others to an announcement next Thursday night, Nov. 11, 2021. The event is billed as a "special announcement" in Corman's hometown of Bellefonte, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Looks Like Another PA Republican is Joining the Governor’s Race

An already crowded GOP field could grow with Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman’s expected announcement that he is running for governor.