Yaw: Senate Acts to Bolster Telemedicine in PA
May 8, 2024

Yaw: Senate Acts to Bolster Telemedicine in PA

The Pennsylvania Senate today approved legislation aimed at expanding the use of telemedicine in Pennsylvania, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).  [Read More]

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May 1, 2024

Senate OKs Yaw Bill to Create Independent Energy Office in Pennsylvania

The state Senate today approved Senate Bill 832, sponsored by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) to establish an Independent Energy Office (IEO) within the commonwealth.  [Read More]

Statement from Sen. Yaw on New EPA-Imposed Power Plant Emission Rules
April 26, 2024

Statement from Sen. Yaw on New EPA-Imposed Power Plant Emission Rules

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) issued the following statement on new federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - imposed power plant emission rules announced earlier this week:  [Read More]

Yaw Encourages Participation in “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day”
April 25, 2024

Yaw Encourages Participation in “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day”

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) announced the next “National Drug Take-Back Day,” sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be held this Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  [Read More]

Yaw, Owlett Announce PENNVEST Funding for Westfield Borough
April 24, 2024

Yaw, Owlett Announce PENNVEST Funding for Westfield Borough

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and State Rep. Clint Owlett (R-68) today announced a $957,846 state investment allocated to Westfield Borough, Tioga County through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) for the replacement of its Church Street sewer pipe.  [Read More]

Local Legislators Announce Investment to Improve Access to High-Speed Internet in Bradford County
April 19, 2024

Local Legislators Announce Investment to Improve Access to High-Speed Internet in Bradford County

The Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority (PBDA) announced this week that Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative is being awarded nearly $4.8 million to increase access to reliable, high-speed internet, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Rep. Clint Owlett (R-68), and Rep. Tina Pickett (R-110).  [Read More]

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April 18, 2024

Yaw: ‘Act 13’ Grant Program Opens for 2024

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), an independent agency of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, is now accepting applications for grants funded by Act 13 natural gas drilling impact fees, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).  [Read More]

Yaw, Flick Announce Funding for Revitalization Project in City of Williamsport
April 17, 2024

Yaw, Flick Announce Funding for Revitalization Project in City of Williamsport

 HARRISBURG – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and State Rep. Jamie Flick (R-83) recently announced $700,000 in funding awarded to the Pajama Factory complex located in the City of Williamsport. Funding was awarded through the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s (PHFA) Community Revitalization Fund Program (CRFP) and will be used for the renovation of one of […]  [Read More]

Yaw Bill to Increase Penalties Against Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Approved by Senate
April 10, 2024

Yaw Bill to Increase Penalties Against Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Approved by Senate

Legislation to increase fines and penalties against those who intentionally vandalize or attack critical infrastructure was approved yesterday by the state Senate, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measure.  [Read More]

Senate OKs Framework for Carbon Capture Sequestration
April 9, 2024

Senate OKs Framework for Carbon Capture Sequestration

The state Senate today approved Senate Bill 831 to establish the legal and regulatory framework for potential carbon dioxide capture, utilization, and sequestration (CCUS) in Pennsylvania, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measure.  [Read More]

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