Press Releases

Aug

17

2022

August 17, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) joined the Montgomery Area School Board yesterday to recognize the district’s Red Raider High School softball team for their PIAA Class A state championship.   [Read More]

Aug

16

2022

August 16, 2022

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) recently earned a 2021-2022 legislative voting score of 100% from the PA Chamber of Business and Industry for his consistent support of pro-jobs, pro-growth policies.   [Read More]

Aug

16

2022

August 16, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) formally recognized a law enforcement agency in his Senate District who donated protective equipment to humanitarian aid workers in Ukraine.   [Read More]

Aug

12

2022

August 12, 2022

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) said a proposed regulation that limits manganese levels found in streams plays favorites among environmental groups and the mining industry, leaving Pennsylvania at a competitive disadvantage.   [Read More]

Aug

08

2022

August 08, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) landed a spot on the 2022 Pennsylvania Agriculture Power 100 for his legislative accomplishments focused on farmers and land conservation.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2022

August 05, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) joined the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. to recognize nine winners of the 2022 Champions of the PA Wilds Awards. The winners were honored at the 2022 PA Wilds Dinner & Awards Ceremony held on Thursday, July 28th.   [Read More]

Jul

29

2022

July 29, 2022

Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) joined with Williamsport City, Lycoming College and community leaders to celebrate the Old City Williamsport development project along Basin Street between Third and Fourth Streets on Tuesday.   [Read More]

Jul

14

2022

July 14, 2022

The Senate Republican Caucus filed a brief in federal court recently to protect Pennsylvania’s energy competition and reliability from regulatory overreach, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) said.   [Read More]

Jul

13

2022

July 13, 2022

Two communities in Lycoming County received state grants totaling more than $1 million for traffic signal upgrades, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) said today.   [Read More]

Jul

12

2022

July 12, 2022

The recently approved Pennsylvania budget is a historic win for the state’s waterways and environment.  Pennsylvania lawmakers approved spending $220 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to create a new Clean Streams Fund, much of which will provide financial support to Pennsylvania farmers.  The Fund will also help Pennsylvania gain momentum in meeting its goals for reducing pollution to the Chesapeake Bay.    [Read More]

Jul

12

2022

July 12, 2022

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) released the following statement today after the governor vetoed legislation that would guarantee energy choice for all 13 million Pennsylvanians:    [Read More]

Jul

12

2022

July 12, 2022

HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) to mandate responsible use of fertilizer through updated application standards has been signed into law. “Developed areas, and the turf associated with them, are a growing source of nutrient pollution to our waters,” Yaw said. “These standards, which are consistent with standards enacted in neighboring states, […]   [Read More]

Jul

11

2022

July 11, 2022

The Senate approved a $45.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23 that meets the needs of Pennsylvanians today without creating multi-billion-dollar budget deficits in the future, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who voted for the measure.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) released the following statement after the Commonwealth Court granted a preliminary injunction today that delays Pennsylvania’s entry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) pending further court action:   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

Legislation establishing the landmark Pennsylvania Clean Streams Fund heads to the governor’s desk this week as part of the 2022-23 budget, Sens. Scott Martin (R-13), Dan Laughlin (R-49) and Gene Yaw (R-23) announced today.   [Read More]

Jul

07

2022

July 07, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) to mandate responsible use of fertilizer through updated application standards heads to the governor’s desk this week for his signature.   [Read More]

Jul

07

2022

July 07, 2022

Legislation that protects consumers’ energy choices heads to the governor’s desk after approval from the House of Representatives this week, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) said.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2022

June 30, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee approved legislation today that creates a sustainable plan to cap some of Pennsylvania’s orphaned oil and gas wells, Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23) said.   [Read More]

Jun

29

2022

June 29, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) will participate in the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) Project’s Ribbon Cutting & Groundbreaking Ceremony on Wednesday, June 29th.  | Watch Live   [Read More]

Jun

27

2022

June 27, 2022

The Student & Administrative Services Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology will soon bear the name of retiring President Davie Jane Gilmour.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2022

June 27, 2022

A bill establishing statewide uniform requirements restricting the use of “Class B” firefighting foams containing added per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for training purposes and testing was recently approved by the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, according to prime sponsor Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

The state Senate recently approved legislation to create a Domestic Animal Welfare Board, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) said.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced he has secured a $500,000 state investment to assist West Pharmaceuticals Services, Inc. with the expansion of their Williamsport manufacturing facility. The project is expected to create dozens of jobs in the city.   [Read More]

Jun

20

2022

June 20, 2022

 

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | Monday, June 20, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. | Main Capitol, Room 461   [Read More]

Jun

17

2022

June 17, 2022

Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced he will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. expansion at the company’s Williamsport manufacturing facility. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration.   [Read More]

Jun

17

2022

June 17, 2022

The Marcellus Shale Impact Fee continues to deliver millions to county and local governments across the 23rd Senatorial District, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Jun

12

2022

June 12, 2022

The 28th Little League International Congress kicked-off this weekend in the birthplace of Little League, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) who participated in the opening convocation.    [Read More]

Jun

10

2022

June 10, 2022

Programs designed to make homeownership and renting more affordable across the 23rd district received more than $2.3 million in state grants this week, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) announced.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2022

June 10, 2022

 

The state Senate recently approved a resolution, SR 307, designating the week of June 5th through June 11th as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measure and a member of the Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC) Pennsylvania delegation.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2022

June 10, 2022

The state Senate approved legislation that protects the integrity of women’s sports, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) announced this week.   [Read More]