News Releases

Apr

20

2022

April 20, 2022

State Senators John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) and David Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) along with State Representative Doyle Heffley (R – Carbon) announced today that the Hazleton City Authority (HCA) will be receiving $1,857,220 in PENNVEST low interest financing to replace a vital raw water pumping station on the banks of the Lehigh River that is operated by the HCA within a state park and National Heritage Corridor.   [Read More]

Apr

12

2022

April 12, 2022

The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee, (CERD) chaired by Senator John Yudichak (I-14), took action on Senate Bill 1163 today, advancing the bill to the full Senate for consideration. The legislation will have a profound impact on protecting Pennsylvania Lottery prizewinners’ identities and other personal information.   [Read More]

Apr

07

2022

April 07, 2022

In this Update: State Court Blocks Gov. Wolf’s $781 Million Carbon Tax Pending Further Order Senate Votes to Expand Sexual Assault Law to Cover Crimes Against Care-Dependent Pennsylvanians Observing Sexual Assault Awareness Month Safe Exchange Zones Could Come to More PA Communities with Senate Vote Grants Available to Help Drug and Alcohol Recovery Houses Saturday […]   [Read More]

Apr

04

2022

April 04, 2022

A group of state Senators representing Luzerne County are searching for an explanation why mail-in ballots were delayed in being sent to 300 voters in Tuesday’s special election to fill a vacant seat in the House of Representatives.   [Read More]

Mar

29

2022

March 29, 2022

Impartial analysis from the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) projects the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) could nearly quadruple new electricity costs for consumers, Sens. Gene Yaw (R-23) and John Yudichak (I-14) said today.   [Read More]

Mar

25

2022

March 25, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint hearing with the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on Tuesday, March 29 at 10 a.m. to discuss the economic impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

Mar

18

2022

March 18, 2022

HARRISBURG – The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint hearing with the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on Tuesday, March 29 at 10 a.m. to discuss the economic impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). The Independent Fiscal Office will discuss the results of its own analysis regarding RGGI’s […]   [Read More]

Mar

17

2022

March 17, 2022

Honored, blessed, and grateful are the first few words that come to mind as I reflect on my decision to not seek re-election to the Pennsylvania State Senate in the 2022 election cycle.   [Read More]

Mar

16

2022

March 16, 2022

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint hearing with the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on Monday, March 21 at 1 p.m. to discuss the economic impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

Mar

01

2022

March 01, 2022

Feb

28

2022

February 28, 2022

Sens. Gene Yaw (R-23) and John Yudichak (I-14) sent a letter to the Independent Fiscal Office last week requesting an audit of modeling used to justify Pennsylvania’s entry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

Feb

16

2022

February 16, 2022

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) was joined by Luzerne County Visitors Bureau Executive Director Alan Stout and Luzerne County Acting Manager Romilda Crocamo today at the brand new Luzerne County Convention and Visitors Bureau Center to celebrate $250,000 in grant funding from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).   [Read More]