Press Releases

Aug

07

2019

August 07, 2019

This month, “A Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw (R-23)” tours Barefoot Brand Hardwood Flooring and Barefoot Pellet companies, headquartered in Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Aug

07

2019

August 07, 2019

A new source of state help is available for grandparents raising their grandchildren in Pennsylvania, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Aug

05

2019

August 05, 2019

Volunteer fire companies and emergency service providers across Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties will soon be able to apply for funding through the State Fire Commissioner’s Fire Company, Emergency Medical Service Grant Program beginning September 4th, announced state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Aug

02

2019

August 02, 2019

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently announced the opening of the first grant program made possible by the Pennsylvania Farm Bill, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Aug

01

2019

August 01, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that Eureka Resources, LLC, a leading provider of wastewater treatment, recycle and reuse services for the oil and gas industry, will receive a $1.5 million state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant for the expansion of their existing facility in Standing Stone Township, Bradford County.   [Read More]

Jul

22

2019

July 22, 2019

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee | July 24, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. | Fitts Auditorium | University of Pennsylvania Law School |   [Read More]

Jul

12

2019

July 12, 2019

Funding Largely Made Possible Through Natural Gas “Act 13” Impact Fees HARRISBURG – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today commended the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) Board of Directors for approving the release of $2.47 million in Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) funding that will be distributed across Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and […]   [Read More]

Jul

02

2019

July 02, 2019

Legislation providing added financial and technical assistance to farmers who implement best management practices (BMP’s) on their land was signed into law this week by Governor Tom Wolf, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) prime sponsor of the measure.   [Read More]

Jun

28

2019

June 28, 2019

The Senate has passed a bill that would, if signed into law, impact vehicle owners in Lycoming County, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

The state Senate today approved a Fiscal Year 2019-20 spending plan that includes no tax increases, provides funding for essential state services, strengthens the states agriculture industry, promotes workforce development, bolsters education spending, including career and technical education, and makes a substantial investment in the state Rainy Day Fund, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that his Senatorial District, consisting of Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties, will receive over $48 million in 2019 for natural gas impact fees paid during the 2018 calendar year.   [Read More]

Jun

26

2019

June 26, 2019

Senate and House Republican leaders highlighted a broad package of bills today that are intended to support Pennsylvania farmers and encourage new generations of farmers to continue the state’s rich agricultural heritage.   [Read More]