Press Releases

Apr

22

2019

April 22, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) will join Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and other supporters during a bill signing ceremony Tuesday at the State Capitol.    [Read More]

Apr

22

2019

April 22, 2019

While the principles of Earth Day should be practiced every day, it is an important reminder that each of us must do our part to make our environment a better place for future generations.    [Read More]

Apr

17

2019

April 17, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today provided the luncheon keynote during the 5th Annual UpStreamPA Conference in State College.    [Read More]

Apr

17

2019

April 17, 2019

A legislative proposal championed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Pennsylvania Student Leadership Council and Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute was overwhelmingly approved today by the House of Representatives, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), prime sponsor of the measure. Listen   [Read More]

Apr

17

2019

April 17, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) will provide the luncheon keynote during the Upstream PA 2019 Conference in State College Wednesday.    [Read More]

Apr

16

2019

April 16, 2019

Legislation creating a franchise store system for the sale of wine and spirits in Pennsylvania has been introduced in the state Senate, according to the bill’s sponsor Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Apr

16

2019

April 16, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement on the Environmental Quality Board’s (EQB) consideration of a rulemaking petition to establish a statewide, multi-sector cap and trade program:   [Read More]

Apr

10

2019

April 10, 2019

HARRISBURG – Today, state Senator Gene Yaw welcomed students from Northeast Bradford School District, Bradford County, who were in Harrisburg competing in the statewide PennDOT Innovations Challenge State Championship. Mentored by Science/STEM teacher Rebecca Folk, team members include: Eryn Nichols, Jazmine Elliott, Jenna Whaley and Madison Jochum. Final PennDOT Innovations Challenge competition results are expected […]   [Read More]

Apr

10

2019

April 10, 2019

The Pennsylvania state Senate passed a package of bills this week designed to protect crime victims and ensure they have more opportunities to participate in the judicial process, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the proposals.   [Read More]

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

Loyalsock Township High School Boys’ Basketball Coach Ron “CI” Insinger was honored on the floor of the Pennsylvania state Senate Tuesday for his distinguished career as a high school coach and teacher, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23). | | Listen   [Read More]

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

The state Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee today unanimously approved the nomination of Russell C. Redding to continue serving as the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today received the “Champion of the Merit Shop” award from the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Pennsylvania for his legislative efforts during the 2017-2018 Session.   [Read More]