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Public Roundtable on School Safety – Williamsport, PA

August 08, 2018
Senate Majority Policy Committee Public Roundtable School Safety | August 16, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. | Bush Campus Center | Williamsport, PA 17701     [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw: $40 Million in Gas Drilling Impact Fees Distributed Locally; Total Fee Distribution Now Tops $250 Million in 23rd District

June 21, 2018
State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that his Senatorial District, consisting of Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties, has surpassed the $250 million mark for natural gas “Impact Fee” disbursements since passage of Act 13 of 2012. Listen   [Read More]

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State of the Dairy Industry in Pennsylvania

June 19, 2018
Senator Gene Yaw questions Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding and David Graybill of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau during a Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee hearing on the state of the dairy industry in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

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Senate Approves Sweeping Changes to Redistricting Process, Ensures Fair Judicial Districts

June 14, 2018
The state Senate today voted to adopt historic legislation that changes the way legislative and Congressional districts are created, as well as how appellate court judges are elected, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the measure. Listen   [Read More]

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Redistricting Reform (Senate Bill 22)

June 12, 2018
Senator Gene Yaw discusses Senate action on Senate Bill 22, redistricting reform legislation that would establish an independent commission of citizens who will be tasked with creating legislative and Congressional districts.   [Read More]

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Committee Approves Bill Seeking Compensation for Pennsylvania Landowners in Delaware River Basin

June 12, 2018
The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today approved six measures, including legislation that will provide compensation for landowners in the Delaware River Basin who are in jeopardy of losing valuable property rights to a pending ban on natural gas drilling, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Committee Chairman.     [Read More]

Public Policy and Best Practices for Reducing Opioid Harm

June 11, 2018
Public Policy and Best Practices for Reducing Opioid Harm | June 6, 2018 | 14 East Wing, State Capitol Building   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 917, SB 1027, SB 1189, HB 2154, HB 927, SR 326, SR 373 and SR 375

June 08, 2018
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | June 12, 2018 | Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw Resolution Designates June 3-9, 2018 as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania

June 04, 2018
The state Senate today unanimously approved a resolution designating the week of June 3rd through June 9th as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23). Listen   [Read More]

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Public hearing on Murder of the Second Degree, also commonly known as the Felony Murder Rule

May 31, 2018
Senate Judiciary Committee | June 4, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. | Hearing Room 1, NOB |     [Read More]

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Senate Spotlight: The Wall That Heals

May 11, 2018
The Pennsylvania General Assembly is proud to sponsor The Wall That Heals, a 375-foot replica of Vietnam Memorial this week on the south lawn of the State Capitol in Harrisburg. The display is open 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sunday, May 13.   [Read More]