Jake Corman

Gov. Tom Wolf
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 8:07 am
Bills headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk will relax unemployment compensation rules for workers and employers and authorize $50 million to help Pennsylvania health care facilities meet the surge in need created by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaks about efforts to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
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Tony Romeo
February 04, 2020 - 3:03 pm
Millions of dollars for public schools and college students were at the heart of proposals outlined during Gov. Tom Wolf’s speech to the legislature Tuesday. Read more here.
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Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman gets teary eyed when he thinks about his own sons as he spoke about the anti-hazing legislation named after Timothy Piazza outside of the Centre County Courthouse.
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Tony Romeo
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
A key state senator says he is "intrigued" by legislation enacted in California to allow college athletes to profit from the use of their likeness.
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Child sex abuse victims
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Tony Romeo
October 02, 2019 - 2:06 pm
State senators are hearing from victims, church advocates, lawyers and others about whether Pennsylvania should alter rules for child sexual abuse claims that happened too long ago to file a lawsuit. Read more here.
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Tony Romeo
May 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf continues to push Restore Pennsylvania, his latest proposal to tax natural gas extraction and one that involves borrowing to pay for infrastructure improvements. And leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature continue to be unimpressed. Wolf has...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 01, 2019 - 1:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania finds itself in a position it hasn’t seen for quite some time: flush with cash. But leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature say they think the extra money should be put away for a rainy day. With two months left in the current fiscal year,...
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LimeBike scooters for rent on the corner of F Street and Front Street in downtown San Diego on March 1, 2018.
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Pat Loeb
January 25, 2019 - 7:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Electric scooters are propelling commuters around in more than 100 cities — but not Philadelphia. A quirky, 16-year-old state law made Segways the only kind of scooter allowed on Pennsylvania streets and sidewalks. State Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman wrote the...
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Tony Romeo
October 15, 2018 - 7:43 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Legislation prompted by the hazing death of a Penn State student is on its way to Governor Tom Wolf. The governor is praising the bill, which he says he will sign. The bill, given final approval by the Senate late Monday afternoon, is sponsored by Republican Jake...
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Tony Romeo
June 20, 2018 - 3:36 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state House has overwhelmingly approved a bill enacting a new state budget . Unburdened by deficits that plagued recent budget seasons, the Pennsylvania House Wednesday debated for just a half hour before sending the budget bill — which will require no new...
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