Two hundred and ten students representing 13 school districts from across Bradford, Lycoming and Union counties will meet on the campus of the Pennsylvania College of Technology (PCT) on Thursday, May 23 for the annual Student Government Seminar hosted by state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).

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Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today joined legislative members of the Task Force on Lead Exposure to discuss legislative recommendations that were part of the ‘Lead Exposure Risks and Response in Pennsylvania: Report of the Advisory Committee and Task Force on Lead Exposure.’

 

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At the press conference, the senators will discuss the legislative recommendations from the ‘Lead Exposure Risks and Responses in Pennsylvania: Report of the Advisory Committee and Task Force on Lead Exposure,” which was recently released by the Joint State Government Commission.

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The state Senate today declared May 5th through May 11th, 2019 as “Conservation District Week” in Pennsylvania, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measure.  Members of the Senate approved a resolution recognizing the event.

 

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The state Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today approved two bills included in the “Farming First” legislative package that will help promote and support Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry, according to Committee Vice-Chairman Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).

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HARRISBURG – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that the ­­­ Semi-Annual “National Drug Take-Back Day,” sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 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 […]

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A legislative proposal championed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Pennsylvania Student Leadership Council and Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute was overwhelmingly approved today by the House of Representatives, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), prime sponsor of the measure.

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State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement on the Environmental Quality Board’s (EQB) consideration of a rulemaking petition to establish a statewide, multi-sector cap and trade program:

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HARRISBURG – Today, state Senator Gene Yaw welcomed students from Northeast Bradford School District, Bradford County, who were in Harrisburg competing in the statewide PennDOT Innovations Challenge State Championship. Mentored by Science/STEM teacher Rebecca Folk, team members include: Eryn Nichols, Jazmine Elliott, Jenna Whaley and Madison Jochum. Final PennDOT Innovations Challenge competition results are expected […]

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WHAT:  State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and members of the Pennsylvania state Senate will recognize Loyalsock Twp. High School Athletic Director and Head Men’s Basketball Coach Ron “CI” Insinger on capturing over 1,000 career coaching wins.   WHO:    Senator Gene Yaw Ron Insinger & Family Jeff Everett – Assistant Coach Jerry McLaughlin – Loyalsock […]

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WILLIAMSPORT — Two staff with the Lycoming County Adult Probation Office presented at a national conference for peers after being selected to speak and share details on the local initiative of implementing alternatives to detention, including a reentry service center that delivers treatment …

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