Recent News

Oct

22

2020

October 22, 2020

The Senate approved a key criminal justice reform bill this week that would allow more Pennsylvanians to have criminal records expunged if certain conditions are met, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee who supported the measure.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2020

October 21, 2020

The state Senate approved two bills today to boost the availability of broadband by reducing regulatory burdens on telecommunications companies and utilizing existing infrastructure to further deploy high-speed internet, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the measures.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2020

October 21, 2020

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) today called for research proposals that will strengthen and grow Pennsylvania’s poultry, swine, lamb, sheep and goat farming industries, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), a member of the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2020

October 21, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee today heard testimony from a Bradford County licensed breeder, a veterinarian, a pet store owner, Humane Society representatives and state officials supporting and opposing legislation presently under consideration in the Legislature. Listen   [Read More]

Oct

20

2020

October 20, 2020

The Senate approved a comprehensive package of bipartisan reform measures today to improve the delivery of fire and EMS services throughout the state, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the legislation.   [Read More]

Oct

20

2020

October 20, 2020

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 24, 2020, 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

19

2020

October 19, 2020

The Senate approved legislation today to ensure safe visitation and enhanced care for residents of long-term care facilities, according to Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the bill.   [Read More]

Oct

16

2020

October 16, 2020

October is Farm to School Month, an annual 31-day campaign to recognize, appreciate and celebrate the connections happening across Pennsylvania between kids, families and their community food systems, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]