News Releases

Oct

22

2019

October 22, 2019

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 introduced today, according to prime sponsor Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.    [Read More]

Oct

22

2019

October 22, 2019

The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Senators Gene Yaw (R-23) and John Yudichak (D-14), will hold a meeting of the committee to consider the following bills:   [Read More]

Oct

21

2019

October 21, 2019

Oct

20

2019

October 20, 2019

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that local schools in Bradford, Lycoming and Susquehanna counties will receive a collective total of $244,806 in competitive Safe Schools Targeted grants to prevent and reduce violent incidents in schools, to purchase safety and security-related equipment, and to provide for the training and compensation of school resource officers.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

Like millions of Americans, I watched the Oct. 15th Democratic presidential debate. And, like millions of Americans, I was disappointed. Rather than pragmatically addressing the concerns my constituents worry about every day, the majority of the candidates pushed for radical and unrealistic positions on a number of issues. Though it wasn’t addressed in full, a number […]   [Read More]

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee | October 22, 2019 | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]