News Releases

May

22

2020

May 22, 2020

Bradford and Sullivan counties will join 15 other counties in the state in moving to the “green phase” of reopening on May 29, while eight more counties will be moving to the “yellow phase” on the same date, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

May

22

2020

May 22, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement today in response to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) rejection of the Williams’ 400-MMcfd Transco Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project.   [Read More]

May

21

2020

May 21, 2020

*Click here to find the latest information on coronavirus from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Honoring America’s Heroes on Memorial Day This Memorial Day, I encourage all community residents to pause and reflect on the service and sacrifice of the heroes who answered freedom’s call and paid the ultimate price […]   [Read More]

May

20

2020

May 20, 2020

Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford/Lycoming/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Union) applauded the passage of HB 2506 and HB 2513 in the House this week.   [Read More]

May

15

2020

May 15, 2020

Two state grants totaling $1 million dollars will be directed to the 23rd Senatorial District for affordable housing rehabilitation initiatives, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

May

14

2020

May 14, 2020

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases decrease across Pennsylvania, the state Senate this week approved a four-bill package that would give county governments more discretion over reopening their local economies and provide a way for the reopening of some businesses -- if they can operate in a manner that protects employees and customers, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

May

13

2020

May 13, 2020

Two Lycoming County legislators this week sponsored legislation to reopen restaurants, bars and private clubs in “yellow and green” designated counties.   [Read More]

May

12

2020

May 12, 2020

After a state Senate hearing last week highlighted inadequacies in COVID-19 testing in long-term care facilities, the Wolf Administration has reversed course and announced today that they will begin widespread testing of residents and employees, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]