News Releases

Aug

02

2022

August 02, 2022

Reminder: Apply for the 2021 Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program, which will expand payments by 70 percent for one year. The Property Tax & Rent Rebate Program was given a one-time $140 million increase in this year’s Pennsylvania State Budget. If you have already applied for and received your rebate, you can expect the […]   [Read More]

Jul

25

2022

July 25, 2022

 

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon), State Senator Lisa Baker (R Luzerne/Wyoming/Susquehanna/Wayne/Pike), State Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe), Scranton Police Chief Thomas Carroll, Don Williams (President, Voices of JOE) and Mary Wilding (mother of Officer John Wilding).   [Read More]

Jul

20

2022

July 20, 2022

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Robert Schnee announced today that the Hazleton City Authority (HCA) will be receiving $3,500,000 in PENNVEST low interest financing to upgrade four raw water variable frequency drive pumps and the associated transmission system.   [Read More]

Jul

13

2022

July 13, 2022

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Robert Schnee (R-Luzerne) announced $321,028 in Green Light-Go funding today for the City of Hazleton from Pennsylvania’s Municipal Signal Partnership Program.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that as part of the budget process, the General Assembly has passed a number of initiatives that will create historic economic development, and propel forward investments in economic innovation, education, school safety, long-term care facilities and property tax relief for Pennsylvania senior citizens.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2022

July 08, 2022

Senate Passes 2022-23 State Budget that Cuts Taxes, Funds Essential Services The Senate approved a $45.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23 that meets the needs of Pennsylvanians today without creating multi-billion-dollar budget deficits in the future. Senate Bill 1100 was sent to the governor for enactment. The $45.2 billion budget, which also […]   [Read More]