Press Releases

Aug

11

2017

August 11, 2017

Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board announced yesterday that it added 2,999 acres on 33 farms in 12 counties to the more than half a million acres and 5,100 Pennsylvania farms permanently preserved for agricultural production.   [Read More]

Aug

11

2017

August 11, 2017

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), Co-Chair of Pennsylvania’s Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education (PA-HOPE) Caucus, today commended President Trump’s decision to declare the heroin and opioid epidemic a “national emergency.”   [Read More]

Aug

10

2017

August 10, 2017

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) announced more than $350,000 that will assist regional agriculture operations improve their best management practices and reduce nutrients and sediment delivered to the Chesapeake Bay.   [Read More]

Aug

01

2017

August 01, 2017

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

Jul

18

2017

July 18, 2017

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming) joined The PLS Reporter to talk about his bill, Senate Bill 828, which would block the consolidation of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs into the proposed Department of Health and Human Services   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

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

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

The Pennsylvania Senate has given approval to a $31.99 billion spending plan for fiscal year 2017-18 that restores severe cuts and programs that were included in the initial House-approved bill, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

29

2017

June 29, 2017

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) today awarded a $5,000 grant to the Wyalusing Valley Museum Association, Inc., according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

29

2017

June 29, 2017

Gary Tuggle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Philadelphia Field Division, announced today the release of the 2017 edition of Drugs of Abuse, A DEA Resource Guide.   [Read More]

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]