News Releases

Mar

02

2021

March 02, 2021

As questions continue to mount over the Wolf Administration’s rules for managing COVID-19 at long-term care facilities, state Senators Judy Ward (R-30) and John Yudichak (I-14) called on PA Auditor General Timothy DeFoor to review the policies from Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Human Services (DHS) and the impact on these elder care facilities.   [Read More]

Feb

26

2021

February 26, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following statement after participating in Representative Tarah Toohil’s virtual meeting on PennDOT’s plan to toll the I-80 bridges in Luzerne County:   [Read More]

Feb

18

2021

February 18, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon), State Senator Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and State Representative Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) announced two boroughs in Luzerne County were awarded a total of $87,000 in funding from the Strategic Management Planning Program administered by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).   [Read More]

Feb

12

2021

February 12, 2021

In This Update: COVID-19 Relief Bill Signed into Law Hearing Explores Serious Shortcomings in PA Vaccine Rollout Constitutional Amendment Limiting Emergency Declarations Will be Decided by Voters Lawmakers Receive Update on PASSHE Redesign Efforts HuntFishPA Platform Aims to Make Licensing More Convenient COVID-19 Relief Bill Signed into Law Pennsylvania working families and small business owners […]   [Read More]

Feb

05

2021

February 05, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that a comprehensive $912 million relief package to help restaurants, schools, employers, and tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic received final legislative approval on Friday and was sent to the Governor’s desk for enactment into law.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2021

February 04, 2021

 

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) participated in today’s Senate Health and Human Services and Aging and Youth Committees joint hearing on Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Senator Yudichak serves as the Vice-Chair of the Senate Aging and Youth Committee. Senator Yudichak offered the following comments during the hearing.   [Read More]