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Sep

22

2020

September 22, 2020

Telemarketers would be prohibited from ‘spoofing’ phone numbers to fool consumers under a bill approved, 48-0, by the Pennsylvania Senate this week, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who supported the measure.   [Read More]

Sep

21

2020

September 21, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) has introduced legislation to increase conservation and technical assistance for farmers in order to further reduce pollution impacts on local creeks and streams.   [Read More]

Sep

18

2020

September 18, 2020

As part of the Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP’s) Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Grants Program, applications are now being accepted for watershed planning and restoration grants, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.   [Read More]

Sep

18

2020

September 18, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that the Union County Office of Veterans Affairs (joint application with Snyder County) has been awarded $40,000 from the Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF) to support homeless veterans and provide emergency assistance.   [Read More]

Sep

18

2020

September 18, 2020

Two area markets in the 23rd Senatorial District were awarded state grants this week through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s $10 million Fresh Food Financing Initiative (FFFI), according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).   [Read More]

Sep

16

2020

September 16, 2020

HARRISBURG – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement following today’s Environmental Quality Board (EQB) vote to consider the Governor’s proposal to bring Pennsylvania into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a consortium of states that impose a carbon tax on electricity production and […]   [Read More]

Sep

16

2020

September 16, 2020

Sep

15

2020

September 15, 2020

Generally speaking, the Western District of Pennsylvania’s jurisdiction is limited to Erie, Crawford, Venango, Warren, McKean, Elk, Clearfield, Jefferson, Clarion, Butler, Mercer, Lawrence, Beaver, Allegheny, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Indiana, Cambria, Blair, Bedford, Somerset, Fayette, Greene and Washington counties.   [Read More]