Press Releases

Jun

24

2017

June 24, 2017

Jun

21

2017

June 21, 2017

Legislation implementing opioid prescribing guidelines developed by Governor Wolf’s Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices Task Force was unanimously supported today by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), prime sponsor of the bill. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

21

2017

June 21, 2017

The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) to establish quality standards for addiction recovery houses in Pennsylvania.     [Read More]

Jun

19

2017

June 19, 2017

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee - June 19, 2017   [Read More]

Jun

15

2017

June 15, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has notified PennDOT that Pennsylvania has been granted a REAL ID enforcement extension through October 10, 2017, which means that Pennsylvania residents will not face access issues when entering federal facilities through that date.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

The Pennsylvania state Senate today approved Senate Bill 1, a bipartisan measure to reform pensions for future public school and state employees, according to bill co-sponsor Senator Gene Yaw (R-23). Listen   [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) to establish quality standards for addiction recovery houses in Pennsylvania was approved today by the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee.   [Read More]

Jun

01

2017

June 01, 2017

Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced his office Satellite Office hours during the month of June.   [Read More]

May

30

2017

May 30, 2017

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) today awarded over $25,000 in grants to six eligible museums and official county historical societies in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

May

26

2017

May 26, 2017

Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced a $442,274 grant to be awarded to Leatherstocking Gas Company for the installation of a natural gas line in Bridgewater Township, Susquehanna County. The grant is awarded through the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Pipeline Investment Program.   [Read More]

May

19

2017

May 19, 2017

Joint Hearing of the Senate Majority Policy and Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committees - May 24, 2017     [Read More]

May

15

2017

May 15, 2017

Students representing 18 school districts from across Bradford, Lycoming and Union counties will converge on the campus of the Pennsylvania College of Technology Thursday for the annual Sen. Yaw Student Government Seminar, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]