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As your state senator, I look forward to working closely with you on issues that are important to the 27th Senatorial District. One of my most important duties is to keep you informed of what we do in the Senate, and it is my hope that through this website, you can learn more about your state government and participate in the decision making process. This site provides easy access to me and my staff so that we might be able to assist you and answer your questions about state government. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions and concerns.

Gordner Legislation to Strengthen the Family Farm Passes Committee

April 15, 2015

The state Senate Finance Committee today unanimously approved legislation authored by Senator John R. Gordner (R-27) that clarifies a 2012 law that exempts family farms from the state inheritance tax.[...Read More]

Gordner Bill Provides Additional Oversight of Regulatory Process

April 14, 2015

Legislation that provides more transparency of the regulatory process in Pennsylvania will be considered by the full state Senate.[...Read More]

Senate Republican Leaders Call on Wolf to Recall Nomination of Acting PA State Police Commissioner

March 20, 2015

Letter from Senate Republican Leaders to Governor Tom Wolf, asking him to recall the nomination of Colonel Marcus Brown for Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner. Click here[...Read More]

Senate Republicans Oppose Wolf Administration’s Mandate on School Districts to Provide Reports on Unauthorized Funding

March 17, 2015

The Wolf Administration is overreaching its executive power by mandating that Pennsylvania school districts provide the Department of Education with reporting of how non-appropriated funding would be spent, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-16), Senate Majority Whip John Gordner (R-27) and Senate Education Committee Chairman Lloyd Smucker (R-13).[...Read More]

Stock Market Game Underway

March 16, 2015

Legislators from across the state are participating with students in The Stock Market Game Legislative Challenge sponsored by EconomicsPennsylvania, the single largest not-for-profit economic education organization in the Commonwealth.[...Read More]

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