Press Releases

Aug

17

2018

August 17, 2018

PUBLIC HEARING State of Addiction Confronting the Heroin/Opioid Epidemic in Pennsylvania Wednesday – August 15, 2018 Cambria County Courthouse, Courthouse 1 Ebensburg, PA   AGENDA 6:30PM Welcome and Opening Comments Senator Gene Yaw, Chairman, The Center for Rural Pennsylvania 6:45PM Cambria County Drug Coalition Members: Ms. Tracy Selak – Cambria County BH, ID, EI and […]   [Read More]

Aug

14

2018

August 14, 2018

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) will host a public hearing tomorrow with the Center for Rural Pennsylvania to gather more information on Medication Assisted Treatment services, Pennsylvania drug courts, and reemployment opportunities for people battling addiction to heroin and opioids.     [Read More]

Aug

09

2018

August 09, 2018

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, chaired by State Senator Gene Yaw, will hold a public hearing in Ebensburg on Wednesday, August 15 to gather more information on Medication Assisted Treatment services, Pennsylvania drug courts, and reemployment opportunities for people battling addiction to heroin and opioids. Senator Yaw Audio Senator Langerholc Audio   [Read More]

Aug

09

2018

August 09, 2018

Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) will host the Senate Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Senator David G. Argall (R-29), for a roundtable discussion on school safety efforts next week with local school superintendents and administrative staff. Listen   [Read More]

Aug

08

2018

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]

Aug

01

2018

August 01, 2018

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) invites residents living in Bradford County to take advantage of satellite office hours he has scheduled for the month of August.   [Read More]

Jul

12

2018

July 12, 2018

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that projects in the City of Williamsport, Lycoming County and East Buffalo Township, Union County have received grant funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Green Light-Go” program.   [Read More]

Jul

09

2018

July 09, 2018

Legislation providing for the installation of protective fencing over Interstate highways has been signed by Governor Tom Wolf, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), prime sponsor of the measure.   [Read More]

Jul

06

2018

July 06, 2018

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) invites residents living in Bradford County to take advantage of satellite office hours he has scheduled for the month of July.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

The state Senate today approved a comprehensive, bipartisan school safety bill that will dedicate significant new resources to help prevent school violence, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

The state Senate today approved a fiscally responsible budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 that holds the line on spending, increases funding for education and school safety initiatives, and includes no new taxes, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

21

2018

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]