News Releases

Feb

25

2020

February 25, 2020

  At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @PennDOTnews, I asked Acting Secretary Yassmin Gramian about why the department does some projects with PennDOT employees rather than use private-sector contractors.   [Read More]

Feb

25

2020

February 25, 2020

During a #PASenate #PABudget hearing with the PA Liquor Control Board, I questioned a $475 million no-bid contract that was awarded to an out-of-state company for warehousing and distribution in the southeast.     [Read More]

Feb

24

2020

February 24, 2020

  During a #PASenate #PABudget hearing with the Department of Aging, I questioned potential savings in prescription assistance programs and how those savings would be used. I also asked about the use of prescription rebate programs in PACE and PACENET.   [Read More]

Feb

24

2020

February 24, 2020

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Vice-Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today questioned officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry over their stance on prevailing wage.   [Read More]

Feb

24

2020

February 24, 2020

  During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with @PAAuditorGen, I asked about pharmacy benefit managers and rebates in the pharmaceutical industry.   [Read More]

Feb

24

2020

February 24, 2020

  During a #PASenate #PABudget hearing, I asked @PALaborIndustry why we have not updated the state‚Äôs prevailing wage requirements in nearly 60 years.   [Read More]

Feb

20

2020

February 20, 2020

At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @PAAttorneyGen Josh Shapiro, I asked for an update on the lawsuit over natural gas drilling payments owed to Bradford County landowners.     [Read More]

Feb

20

2020

February 20, 2020

I told the @StateSystem Chancellor that we have to look at supply and demand in providing higher education, particularly in rural areas, and closely examine how PA invests money in the system to ensure it remains affordable #PASenate #PABudget     [Read More]