Press Releases

Apr

28

2017

April 28, 2017

The Pennsylvania State Senate and the House of Representatives have declared April 23-30, 2017 as “Conservation District Week” in the Commonwealth. The dates coincide with Earth Day (April 22nd) events and celebrations.   [Read More]

Apr

20

2017

April 20, 2017

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) will appear on the Pennsylvania Cable Network’s “PCN Call-In” Program Tuesday, April 25, to discuss the Pennsylvania Budget and other important state-related topics.   [Read More]

Apr

18

2017

April 18, 2017

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and State Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom), together with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today announced legislation to better translate the health care wishes of patients with serious health conditions into medical orders.   Listen   [Read More]

Apr

18

2017

April 18, 2017

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Peach Bottom) will reveal an effort to better translate patients’ wishes regarding health care into a medical order that is actionable and applicable across all health care settings, rather than simply naming a surrogate decision maker.     [Read More]

Apr

17

2017

April 17, 2017

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that he will again re-introduce legislation calling for easier access to abuse-deterrent opioids through insurance plans.   [Read More]

Apr

07

2017

April 07, 2017

When surging drug overdose deaths finally spurred state legislation last  year, many policymakers warned that there would be no immediate reversal of  the trend.    [Read More]

Apr

03

2017

April 03, 2017

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

Feb

27

2017

February 27, 2017

As a means to better serve the residents of the 23rd Senatorial District through increased outreach efforts, the hours and locations will provide better opportunities for area residents to meet directly with a member of the Senator’s staff.   [Read More]

Feb

07

2017

February 07, 2017

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today said that he will work with fellow members of the Senate Appropriations Committee to carefully review Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed 2017-18 state budget.   Click here   [Read More]

Feb

06

2017

February 06, 2017

One hundred and one volunteer fire and ambulance service organizations throughout Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties will share in more than $1.08 million in funding through the Fire Company Volunteer Ambulance Services (FCVAS) Grant Program, according to state Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jan

26

2017

January 26, 2017

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

Jan

24

2017

January 24, 2017

Two bills protecting natural gas leaseholders across the state were unanimously approved today by the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23). Audio (SB 138):  Listen Audio (SB 139):  Listen   [Read More]