Press Releases

Jun

24

2019

June 24, 2019

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee | June 25, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461|     [Read More]

Jun

20

2019

June 20, 2019

Lawmakers gave final approval to a bipartisan package of bills this week that will better protect the rights of crime victims and provide stronger protections for victims of violent offenses, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the package.   [Read More]

Jun

20

2019

June 20, 2019

The State Senate approved a bipartisan package of criminal justice reforms recently to reduce prison and probation costs, better protect crime victims and strengthen public safety, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

20

2019

June 20, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw, who represents the 23rd Senate District consisting of Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties, was appointed last week as Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee by President Pro Tempore Joseph Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Jun

20

2019

June 20, 2019

This month, “A Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw (R-23)” tours Cummings Lumber Company Inc., a fourth generation family-owned business producing the highest quality hardwoods in the northern tier of Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

The Senate completed work on a package of bills today to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities.   [Read More]

Jun

18

2019

June 18, 2019

Senate Republicans highlighted a package of bills today to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic by improving prescription drug monitoring, limiting opioid prescriptions, targeting drug dealers and taking other steps to limit the damage inflicted by the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania communities.   [Read More]

Jun

03

2019

June 03, 2019

Sen. Yaw Remarks Full CRP Press Conference HARRISBURG – Results from a year-long research project measuring median broadband speeds across Pennsylvania indicate there isn’t a single Pennsylvania county where at least 50 percent of the population received “broadband” connectivity, defined by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as 25 megabits download speed and 3 megabits upload […]   [Read More]

Jun

03

2019

June 03, 2019

The state Senate recently approved a resolution designating the week of June 2 through June 8 as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measure and Chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC) Pennsylvania delegation.   [Read More]

Jun

03

2019

June 03, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) was honored with the 2019 “Public Official of the Year” Award by the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA) during its annual award ceremony Monday night in State College.    [Read More]

May

31

2019

May 31, 2019

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | June 4, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

May

31

2019

May 31, 2019

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | June 5, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]