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Budget Hearing Q&A: Attorney General

February 20, 2020
At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @PAAttorneyGen Josh Shapiro, I asked for an update on the lawsuit over natural gas drilling payments owed to Bradford County landowners.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: State System of Higher Education

February 20, 2020
I told the @StateSystem Chancellor that we have to look at supply and demand in providing higher education, particularly in rural areas, and closely examine how PA invests money in the system to ensure it remains affordable #PASenate #PABudget     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Board of Pardons

February 19, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, I asked about the differences between clemency, pardons and commutations, as well as the guidelines and time needed to review applications.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections/Probation & Parole

February 19, 2020
At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @CorrectionsPA, I asked Secretary John Wetzel about the success of inmate drug treatment and efforts to limit overtime costs.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Military & Veterans Affairs

February 19, 2020
I questioned @PAMDVA about its mission statement, which refers to making Pennsylvania the top destination for veterans, and how that would impact tax dollars and about efforts to battle opioid addiction among vets. #PASenate #PABudget     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Drug & Alcohol Programs

February 18, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @PADrugAlcohol, I asked about the use of medication-assisted treatment programs and costs incurred by patients with insurance coverage.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Revenue/Lottery

February 18, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @PARevenue and @PALottery, I raised concerns about the real financial impact of games of skill on Lottery sales.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Independent Fiscal Office

February 18, 2020
At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with the @Ind_Fisc_Office, I asked about PA’s tax rankings: PIT (19th of 50 states), Sales (39th), Property Taxes (24th), TOTAL (20th).     [Read More]

Senate Committee Approves Yaw Measure Regulating Lawn Fertilizer Application, Updating 1956 Act

February 07, 2020
A bill aimed at modernizing Pennsylvania’s 1956 Fertilizer Act was unanimously approved this week by the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, according to prime sponsor, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

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Sen. Yaw, Rep. Rowe Honor Lewisburg Boys Cross Country Champions

February 05, 2020
State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and state Rep. David Rowe (R-85) today honored the Lewisburg High School Boys Cross Country team upon winning the 2019 PIAA Class “AA” state title during the Cross Country Championships in Hershey on November 2.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider bills

January 31, 2020
Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | February 5, 2020 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461 |     [Read More]

Senator Yaw Supports Bill to Move Up Date of Future Presidential Primary Elections in PA

January 31, 2020
Pennsylvanians could play a more prominent role in future Presidential primary elections under a bill approved by the Senate this week, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the measure. Listen   [Read More]