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Senate Approves Sweeping Changes to Redistricting Process, Ensures Fair Judicial Districts

June 14, 2018
The state Senate today voted to adopt historic legislation that changes the way legislative and Congressional districts are created, as well as how appellate court judges are elected, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the measure. Listen   [Read More]

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Redistricting Reform (Senate Bill 22)

June 12, 2018
Senator Gene Yaw discusses Senate action on Senate Bill 22, redistricting reform legislation that would establish an independent commission of citizens who will be tasked with creating legislative and Congressional districts.   [Read More]

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Committee Approves Bill Seeking Compensation for Pennsylvania Landowners in Delaware River Basin

June 12, 2018
The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today approved six measures, including legislation that will provide compensation for landowners in the Delaware River Basin who are in jeopardy of losing valuable property rights to a pending ban on natural gas drilling, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Committee Chairman.     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 917, SB 1027, SB 1189, HB 2154, HB 927, SR 326, SR 373 and SR 375

June 08, 2018
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | June 12, 2018 | Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw Resolution Designates June 3-9, 2018 as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania

June 04, 2018
The state Senate today unanimously approved a resolution designating the week of June 3rd through June 9th as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23). Listen   [Read More]

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Public hearing on Murder of the Second Degree, also commonly known as the Felony Murder Rule

May 31, 2018
Senate Judiciary Committee | June 4, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. | Hearing Room 1, NOB |     [Read More]

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Senate Spotlight: The Wall That Heals

May 11, 2018
The Pennsylvania General Assembly is proud to sponsor The Wall That Heals, a 375-foot replica of Vietnam Memorial this week on the south lawn of the State Capitol in Harrisburg. The display is open 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sunday, May 13.   [Read More]

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Senator Yaw Encourages “Taking Back” Unwanted Prescription Drugs

April 23, 2018
State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that the 15th Semi-Annual “National Drug Take-Back Day,” sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10AM-2PM. Listen   [Read More]

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Public Hearing on Flooding and Emergency Response

April 20, 2018
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee | April 25, 2018 | 9 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw Welcomes Rev. Bayly to Capitol for Senate Invocation

April 18, 2018
Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today welcomed the Rev. Glen Bayly of Union County to the state Capitol.   [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw, Rep. Everett Congratulate Montoursville’s Gavin Hoffman During Ceremony at State Capitol

April 18, 2018
State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Rep. Garth Everett (R-84) today honored Montoursville High School’s Gavin Hoffman at the State Capitol Building for winning his third PIAA Class AA state wrestling title.   Listen   [Read More]