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Senator Yaw Addresses Williamsport / Lycoming Chamber of Commerce Tuesday

February 23, 2021
Senator Yaw virtually participating in the 135th Annual Williamsport / Lycoming Chamber of Commerce Meeting Tuesday held at Bald Birds Brewing in Jersey Shore.   [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw: Public Hearing on Expanding Broadband Access in Rural Pennsylvania

February 12, 2021
Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors Hearing | Thursday, February 18, 10 a.m |     [Read More]

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Public Hearing on Pennsylvania’s Heroin/Opioid Crisis and the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 05, 2021
The Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw, will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, February 11, beginning at 9 a.m., to learn more about COVID-19’s influence on the heroin/opioid crisis in Pennsylvania.     [Read More]

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Senator Yaw Recognizes University’s 175th Anniversary

February 05, 2021
A Senate Congratulatory Resolution recognizing Bucknell University on its 175th Anniversary was formally sponsored by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) this week in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw Comments on Governor’s Massive Tax & Spend Budget Proposal

February 04, 2021
Governor Tom Wolf this week (February 3) unveiled his proposed $40.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22, which includes a massive increase in state spending, a substantial personal income tax rate hike, imposition of Marcellus Shale extraction tax, and elimination of funding for broadband expansion as well as vital agricultural and health programs and services, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).  The Governor’s proposed FY 2021-22 Budget includes a $3.1 billion (8.2 percent) increase in state spending from the current fiscal year. Listen   [Read More]

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Senator Yaw’s Response to Governor Wolf’s 2021-2022 Budget Plan

February 04, 2021
Senator Gene Yaw offers remarks following the Governor’s pre-recorded budget address.   [Read More]

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RGGI Letter Sent to IRRC Following Committee Vote

February 03, 2021
In a party-line vote, the state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), today approved sending a letter to the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) urging its review of concerns expressed by numerous commentators, including those from organized labor leaders, business leaders and elected officials over the past year who have weighed in against the “CO2 Budget Trading Program,” proposed regulation – #7-559 (IRRC #3274).   [Read More]

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Public hearing on aviation issues

January 29, 2021
Center for Rural Pennsylvania | Thursday, February 4, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | Virtual Participation |     [Read More]

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Meeting to Consider a Letter to IRRC disapproving of Reg #7-559 regarding Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

January 29, 2021
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Wednesday, February 3, 2021 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

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Exclusive with Sen. Yaw & PA Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding: Discussing the 2021 Virtual PA Farm Show

January 15, 2021
The 105th iteration of the Pennsylvania Farm Show is underway, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Senator Yaw to Lead Environmental Resources & Energy Committee in 2021-2022 Session

January 13, 2021
State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today was reappointed to serve as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee for the 2021-2022 Legislative Session. Listen   [Read More]