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July 23, 2021

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and Representative Tina Pickett (R-110) today announced a $2,234,500 million state investment allocated to the Towanda Borough Municipal Authority for the Monroe Borough Water Line Replacement Project.   [Read More]

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July 21, 2021

On June 24, 2021, the Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board opined that “RGGI will reduce carbon emissions and bring millions to Pennsylvania.”   [Read More]

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July 16, 2021

HARRISBURG – Two thousand twenty-one marks the Bradford County Conservation District’s (BCCD) 65th anniversary serving the residents of Bradford County, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23). During a ceremony at Mt. Pisgah State Park on Friday, Senator Yaw was joined by state and local elected officials, conservation district staff and many other supporters who […]   [Read More]

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July 13, 2021

 

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement criticizing the Environmental Quality Board’s (EQB) vote to approve Governor Wolf’s plan for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a consortium of states that impose a carbon tax on electricity production and require fossil fuel generators to purchase allowances.   [Read More]

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July 08, 2021

Consumer fireworks have been sold in Pennsylvania for about 20 years.   [Read More]

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July 01, 2021

Fire and emergency medical service companies across Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties will be receiving grant allocations through the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

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June 30, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced on Tuesday that the application site for the 2021 Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside of the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Surface Block Grant Program is now open, and applications will be accepted through October 15.   [Read More]

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June 28, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate has passed a comprehensive voter rights bill designed to transform our election system and restore public confidence in the outcome of elections, said Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the measure.   [Read More]

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