News Releases

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) has been appointed to serve as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee for the 2021-2022 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

12

2021

January 12, 2021

“With affirmative decisions in both state and federal court, State Senator Jim Brewster’s election to the Senate has been confirmed and he will rightfully be seated as the senator for the 45th senatorial district,” said State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon).   [Read More]

Jan

07

2021

January 07, 2021

In This Update: 2021-22 Legislative Session is Officially Underway Fire and EMS Companies Can Apply Now for Federal Grants Security Grant Applications Available Now for Nonprofit Groups COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard Offers Updates on Distribution Commercial Driver Licenses, Learner’s Permits Extended Through February 22 2021-22 Legislative Session is Officially Underway The 2021-22 Legislative Session began this […]   [Read More]

Dec

23

2020

December 23, 2020

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that $9 million in grant funding has been awarded to seven projects in the 14th Senatorial District in Luzerne County through Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).   [Read More]

Dec

10

2020

December 10, 2020

After experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms this week, I consulted with my primary care physician and he recommended I undergo a COVID-19 test. The COVID-19 test came back positive, and I am currently in isolation at home and following all CDC and Department of Health guidelines.   [Read More]

Nov

24

2020

November 24, 2020

In This Update: Senator Yudichak Comments on the Finalized State Budget Legislation Would Create New Program to Expand Broadband Coverage School Safety Grants for the 14th Senatorial District Announced Hearing Explores PennDOT’s 2020-21 Highway and Bridge Budget Issues Program Encourages Hunters to Help Families in Need Enjoying a Safe and Healthy Thanksgiving Senator Yudichak Comments […]   [Read More]

Nov

23

2020

November 23, 2020

Senator John Yudichak, Senator David Argall, Representative Doyle Heffley, and Representative Aaron Kaufer have announced that the final 2020-2021 fiscal year budget includes provisions that will support the coal refuse industry.   [Read More]

Nov

16

2020

November 16, 2020

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that over $345,000 has been awarded to schools in the 14th Senatorial District through the 2020-2021 Safe Schools Targeted Grants program.   [Read More]

Nov

12

2020

November 12, 2020

In This Update: NEPA Nursing Home SOS program Update Window to File Unemployment Compensation Claims Extended Temporary Assistance Available for Veterans Free Counseling Available for Medicare Beneficiaries Senator Yudichak Announces Over 800,000 pieces of COVID-19 Safety Supplies Delivered to Area Nursing Homes Through the NEPA Nursing HOME SOS Program Recently, I joined partners of the […]   [Read More]

Nov

02

2020

November 02, 2020

Local schools can apply soon to receive additional grant funding to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and school employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon).   [Read More]

Oct

28

2020

October 28, 2020

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) joined partners of the NEPA Nursing Home SOS program at the Meadows Campus to announce that with over $1 million raised, the NEPA Nursing Home SOS program has distributed 828,825 items of PPE, infection control, and symptom screening materials to over 30 facilities in Luzerne, Lackawanna, Carbon and Monroe counties.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2020

October 21, 2020

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the Senate has concurred with changes made in the House to Senate Bill 94 (Martin).   [Read More]