The Wolf administration announced Tuesday that President Pro Tempore of the Senate Jake Corman will temporarily assume the duties of acting lieutenant governor. The declaration was sent this afternoon after the governor was informed that the lieutenant governor was going to undergo a procedure to implant a pacemaker with a defibrillator, his campaign announced Tuesday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – President Pro Tempore of the Senate Jake Corman will temporarily assume the duties of acting lieutenant governor as Lt. Governor John Fetterman undergoes a procedure to receive a pacemaker. Fetterman suffered a stroke and remains hospitalized in Lancaster in the midst of campaigning for U.S....
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania President Pro Tempore of the Senate Jake Corman will temporarily assume lieutenant governor duties while John Fetterman undergoes a procedure to implant a pacemaker with a defibrillator, according to the Governor’s Office. 2022 PENNSYLVANIA PRIMARY COVERAGE >> LIVE UPDATES: Some issues reported at polling...
Fetterman says the stroke was caused by a heart condition called atrial fibrillation. He says he’s “feeling much better, and the doctors” told him he suffered no cognitive damage.
President Pro Tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate, Jake Corman, is set to temporarily assume the duties of acting lieutenant governor. "We continue to wish the lieutenant governor the very best as he continues to focus on his health and recovery. However, as the lieutenant governor undergoes a standard procedure, there is a process in place to ensure that our government remains fully operational," Gov. Tom Wolf said. "This is a short-term transfer of power, and we hope and expect the lieutenant governor to resume his duties very soon."
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Jake Corman, a Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor, announced Thursday that he's dropping out of the race and endorsing Lou Barletta. "Campaigning for governor has been a tremendous honor," he said in a statement. "It's been a true joy getting to meet and talk with so many good people - good Pennsylvanians."In the same statement, Corman shared his support for Barletta."Lou Barletta is a hardworking former mayor and congressman who supports the America First Agenda," Corman said. "He's a tough, experienced and principled leader who can win in the fall. As Senate President Pro Tempore and a leader of our party, I believe it's my duty to put the Republican party first. There's a tremendous opportunity to do something that we've only done once in the last two decades - elect a Republican as governor of Pennsylvania. The only thing that will prevent this is if we nominate someone who cannot possibly win in the fall, and that's a real possibility with nine candidates in this race."The Pennsylvania primary is Tuesday.Corman, from Centre County, was first elected to the Pennsylvania Senate in 1998.
State Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, who was running as a candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, announced on Thursday that he is withdrawing from the race. Corman has endorsed Lou Barletta. At a press conference with Barletta in Harrisburg Thursday, Corman said the decision to suspend his campaign was...
HARRISBURG, PA (WOLF) — WATCH | Former mayor and congressman Lou Barletta, Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania made a major campaign announcement in Harrisburg. Barletta was joined by Senate Pro Tempore Jake Corman who dropped out of the governor race and endorsed Lou Barletta.
HARRISBURG — Jake Corman, Pennsylvania’s ranking state senator and a Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor said Thursday that he was ending his campaign and endorsing rival Lou Barletta, a move that comes as GOP leaders warn that leading candidate Doug Mastriano is too far right to win in a general election.
His name already ink-dried on Tuesday's primary ballot, state Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman ended his run for governor Thursday and threw his support behind former Congressman Lou Barletta in an effort to elect a Republican "who can beat" the Democratic nominee in November. "I called Lou yesterday and...