Sen. Yaw’s Statement on Sen. John Yudichak’s Decision to Change Political Parties

HARRISBURG – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today issued the following statement on the announcement by state Sen. John Yudichak (D-14) that he is switching his affiliation to independent Tuesday, and will caucus with the Senate Republicans.

“I congratulate Senator Yudichak on the difficult decision he’s made, and I know it was a heartfelt one on his part in the best interest of his constituents. 

I’ve had the opportunity to work with John on the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee for several years, and we’ve always had a productive relationship.  We certainly welcome him as a member of our Caucus.”



Rita Zielonis, Chief of Staff
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