– After serving the constituents of the 25th District for five terms, Sen. Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati has announced he will not seek re-election. House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement:
“President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati has been a dedicated public servant. His steady hand has guided the Pennsylvania Senate through many significant legislative accomplishments.
“I have been honored to work closely with Joe over the past five years in our respective roles as constitutional officers for our legislative chambers.
“I am proud to call Joe a close friend. We have advanced many positive agenda items together to make Pennsylvania a better place to live, work and play for our citizens and communities. He is a proven conservative leader. The Commonwealth will miss his commonsense leadership and forward-looking vision.”
Representative Mike Turzai
Speaker of the House
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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