Press Releases

Dec

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December 05, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) will be a featured guest on the Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 radio program “On The Mark” with Program Director and Host Mark Lawrence.  The program will air LIVE beginning at 8:30AM on Newsradio 1070 WKOK.   [Read More]

Dec

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December 02, 2022

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) welcomes Tioga County into the 23rd Senate District this month and looks forward to representing its residents and their interests in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Nov

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November 23, 2022

A project to revitalize the Lycoming Mall in Muncy Township has received $5 million in funding from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Rep. Joe Hamm (R-84) who advocated for the funding.   [Read More]

Nov

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November 22, 2022

The political climate in the United States nears an instability unwitnessed by anyone alive today. We hear calls for revolution across the political spectrum amid a national debate over the intent of the Constitution – the very foundation of our republic that’s transformed our American experiment into a symbol of opportunity, freedom and constancy across the world.   [Read More]

Nov

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November 18, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), along with Sen. Scott Martin (R-13) recently recognized outgoing Chesapeake Bay Commission Executive Director, Ann Swanson, on her upcoming retirement.   [Read More]

Nov

10

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November 10, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) announced a $25,000 state investment for the Borough of New Berlin, Union County, this week.  The grant was used to upgrade the radios for the Borough’s Police Department.   [Read More]

Nov

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November 07, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) has been recognized by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) as a Guardian of Small Business for his impeccable voting record in support of key small business issues during the 2021-22 legislative session.   [Read More]

Nov

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November 04, 2022

Legislation aimed at ensuring landowners are afforded a clear and distinct assessment of royalties paid to them through lease agreements with oil and natural gas operators has been signed by Governor Tom Wolf, according to prime sponsor Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Nov

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November 01, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) paid a visit to Jersey Shore Area High School on Friday, where he spoke with junior and senior high school students on issues affecting state government.   [Read More]

Nov

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November 01, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today applauded a $400,000 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) investment in Williamsport, which will support the Pine Square improvement project.   [Read More]

Nov

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November 01, 2022

Albright Care Services Center received a $500,000 state investment this week to create a Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE) program at its facility in Lewisburg, Union County.   [Read More]

Nov

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2022

November 01, 2022

Legislation aimed at ensuring landowners are afforded a clear and distinct assessment of royalties paid to them through lease agreements with oil and natural gas operators heads to the governor’s desk, said prime sponsor Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Oct

28

2022

October 28, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that the next “National Drug Take-Back Day,” sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 10AM-2PM.  As with previous Take-Back events, sites will be set up throughout communities allowing residents to return their unwanted, unneeded or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal.   [Read More]

Oct

27

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October 27, 2022

 

America must boost liquified natural gas (LNG) exports in the coming decade to prevent a reversal of the monumental emissions reductions we’ve achieved over the last 20 years, said Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Oct

26

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October 26, 2022

Two projects in the City of Williamsport received a total of $1.6 million from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) today to breathe new life into Williamsport’s Old City neighborhood, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Oct

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October 26, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee scheduled a hearing for Thursday, Oct. 27 in Philadelphia to discuss the pivotal role of liquified natural gas (LNG) in strengthening American energy security globally.   [Read More]

Oct

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October 24, 2022

Oct

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October 21, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) yesterday joined officials representing townships of the second class in Susquehanna County for their 109th Annual County Convention at the Montrose Bible Conference.   [Read More]

Oct

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October 20, 2022

The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) awarded $4 million to Lewis Township in Union County to upgrade its wastewater system.   [Read More]

Oct

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October 20, 2022

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Thursday, October 27 | 9:00a.m. | Steamfitter Local 420, Philadelphia   [Read More]

Oct

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October 19, 2022

The Pennsylvania Senate today approved two measures to expand access to breast cancer screening tests with no out-of-pocket costs for people at high risk, said Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).    [Read More]

Oct

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October 19, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee approved a slate of bills this week that prioritize fairness in the distribution of drilling impact fees and bolster stream maintenance measures in Pennsylvania, said Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Oct

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October 18, 2022

 

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania-Senator Yaw, Chairman | Wednesday, October 19 | 8:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B   [Read More]

Oct

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October 17, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will convene Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 9:30 a.m. to consider the following legislation:   [Read More]

Oct

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October 17, 2022

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Tuesday, October 18 | 9:30 a.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461   [Read More]

Oct

14

2022

October 14, 2022

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on youth mental health and Pennsylvania rural schools to highlight some of the challenges Pennsylvania rural school leaders face in addressing the growing mental health crisis among youth. | Watch Live   [Read More]

Oct

11

2022

October 11, 2022

A joint Senate hearing scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 will delve into the significance of Pennsylvania’s waterways to energy and economic development, said Sens. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Camera Bartolotta (R-46). Watch Live   [Read More]

Oct

11

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October 11, 2022

 

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee and Senate Labor & Industry Committee | Friday, October 14 | 9:00 a.m. | Allegheny County Courthouse, Pittsburgh   [Read More]

Oct

05

2022

October 05, 2022

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on youth mental health and Pennsylvania rural schools to highlight some of the challenges Pennsylvania rural school leaders face in addressing the growing mental health crisis among youth.  | Watch Live   [Read More]

Oct

03

2022

October 03, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, visited Flynn Energy in Towanda recently for a tour and roundtable discussion with local business leaders to discuss how changes to the energy industry will have a local impact.    [Read More]