Combating the Heroin Epidemic

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Yaw Bills Related to State’s Opioid Crisis Head to Governor

October 26, 2016

Landmark legislation aimed at curbing Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid epidemic were unanimously approved today by the state legislature, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).[...Read more]

Sen. Yaw Announces $ 1 Million for Laporte Borough

October 19, 2016

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced over $1 million in approved PENNVEST funding for Laporte Borough, Sullivan County, for water system improvements.[...Read more]

Former Lycoming College Football Coach Frank Girardi Honored by State Senate

October 18, 2016

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), and members of the Senate today recognized former Lycoming College Football Coach Frank Girardi on the onset of his induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
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State Residents Take Part in Second Telephone Town Hall on Heroin & Opioid Crisis

October 18, 2016

Over 19,000 households took part across 14 southwestern Pennsylvania counties Monday, October 17, for a Telephone Town Hall meeting hosted by area legislators to discuss the heroin and opioid epidemic in the region.[...Read more]

Senate Agriculture, Environmental Resources and Energy Committees to Hold Public Hearing on Chesapeake Bay Mandates

October 17, 2016

The state Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee and Environmental Resources & Energy Committee will discuss Chesapeake Bay mandates during a joint public hearing slated for Tuesday at the State Capitol.[...Read more]

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