Press Releases

Jun

03

2019

June 03, 2019

Sen. Yaw Remarks Full CRP Press Conference HARRISBURG – Results from a year-long research project measuring median broadband speeds across Pennsylvania indicate there isn’t a single Pennsylvania county where at least 50 percent of the population received “broadband” connectivity, defined by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as 25 megabits download speed and 3 megabits upload […]   [Read More]

Jun

03

2019

June 03, 2019

The state Senate recently approved a resolution designating the week of June 2 through June 8 as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measure and Chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Commission (CBC) Pennsylvania delegation.   [Read More]

Jun

03

2019

June 03, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) was honored with the 2019 “Public Official of the Year” Award by the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA) during its annual award ceremony Monday night in State College.    [Read More]

May

31

2019

May 31, 2019

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | June 4, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

May

31

2019

May 31, 2019

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | June 5, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

May

30

2019

May 30, 2019

Pennsylvania’s unique tax on natural gas, the impact tax, is on track to generate nearly $1.7 billion since 2012, including a record $247 million this year in new revenue that directly benefits communities across the Commonwealth.     [Read More]

May

24

2019

May 24, 2019

Korean War veterans across Lycoming County were celebrated Friday for their service more than six decades ago, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

May

17

2019

May 17, 2019

Two hundred and ten students representing 13 school districts from across Bradford, Lycoming and Union counties will meet on the campus of the Pennsylvania College of Technology (PCT) on Thursday, May 23 for the annual Student Government Seminar hosted by state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

May

09

2019

May 09, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw supported passage of a package of bills this week that would help Pennsylvania agricultural operations remain competitive and profitable for current and future generations of farmers. Listen   [Read More]

May

08

2019

May 08, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, today released the following statement on the Committee’s vote to approve Patrick McDonnell, Governor Tom Wolf’s nominee to serve as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).     [Read More]

May

08

2019

May 08, 2019

A bill that would give school districts the option to implement flexible instructional days in the event of a school closure was recently approved by the state Senate, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the measure.   [Read More]

May

07

2019

May 07, 2019

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today joined legislative members of the Task Force on Lead Exposure to discuss legislative recommendations that were part of the ‘Lead Exposure Risks and Response in Pennsylvania: Report of the Advisory Committee and Task Force on Lead Exposure.’   Listen   [Read More]