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Sen. Yaw Responds to Latest Heroin Death Report

July 13, 2016

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today addressed the latest report issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Philadelphia Field Division’s (PFD) Intelligence Program, which analyzed illicit and diverted pharmaceutical abuse in Pennsylvania, as measured through drug-related overdose death data.[...Read more]

DEA Releases 2015 Drug-Related Overdose Death Report For Pennsylvania

July 12, 2016

JUL 12 (PHILADELPHIA) - Gary Tuggle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Philadelphia Division, announced today that 3,383 drug-related overdose deaths were reported across Pennsylvania in 2015; an increase of 23.4% from the total number of overdose deaths reported in 2014.[...Read more]

Commonwealth Financing Authority Approves Funding for Local Projects

July 1, 2016

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved over $960,000 in funding to support four projects in the 23rd Senate District.[...Read more]

Sen. Yaw Television Program: Touring the Antique Automobile Club of America Grand National Meet

June 28, 2016

This month, "A Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw (R-23)" showcases the 2016 Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Grand National Meet, America's premiere resource for the collectible vehicle community.[...Read more]

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