Press Releases

May

07

2019

May 07, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today recognized the Fall 2018 Stock Market Challenge Winners from Montgomery Jr./Sr. High School in Lycoming County during a special ceremony at the State Capitol.   [Read More]

May

03

2019

May 03, 2019

At the press conference, the senators will discuss the legislative recommendations from the ‘Lead Exposure Risks and Responses in Pennsylvania: Report of the Advisory Committee and Task Force on Lead Exposure,” which was recently released by the Joint State Government Commission.   [Read More]

May

03

2019

May 03, 2019

Recognizing the importance of safe and clean drinking water, state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) this week offered a Senate Resolution declaring May 5th through the 11th, 2019 as “Drinking Water Week” in Pennsylvania.     [Read More]

May

03

2019

May 03, 2019

Legislation will soon be introduced by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) that would authorize Pennsylvania counties to adopt stream-cleaning and maintenance programs to encourage local efforts in removing obstructions and flood-related hazards from local waterways.   [Read More]

May

03

2019

May 03, 2019

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | May 8, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

May

01

2019

May 01, 2019

The state Senate today declared May 5th through May 11th, 2019 as “Conservation District Week” in Pennsylvania, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measure.  Members of the Senate approved a resolution recognizing the event.     [Read More]

Apr

30

2019

April 30, 2019

The state Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today approved two bills included in the “Farming First” legislative package that will help promote and support Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry, according to Committee Vice-Chairman Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Apr

30

2019

April 30, 2019

A bill that would exempt milk haulers from travel bans imposed during an emergency declaration was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee today, according to the bill’s sponsors, Senator Judy Ward (R-30) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Apr

30

2019

April 30, 2019

Ten local schools across the 23rd Senatorial District were awarded funding today through the School Safety and Security Grant Program, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Apr

29

2019

April 29, 2019

While the Action Plan released today includes many sweeping new recommendations, we need to be pragmatic.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2019

April 26, 2019

Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure AND Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committees | May 1, 2019 | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

Apr

26

2019

April 26, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Sen. John Yudichak (D-14) along with Rep. Carl Metzgar (R-69) and Rep. Pam Snyder (D-50) today announced that they will serve as Co-Chair’s for the Legislative Coal Caucus during the 2019-2020 Session.    [Read More]