Senator Yudichak Statement on Auditor General’s Performance Audit of Penn State

Harrisburg, June 22, 2017— Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following statement after Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released a performance audit report on Penn State...

Senate Approves Fontana Bills to Aid Citizens with Sewer/Water Line Repairs

Harrisburg – June 21, 2017 – The Senate today unanimously approved two bills sponsored by state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) that would allow local governments to tap government funding...

Brewster Issues Statement on Approval of McKeesport Site for Medical Marijuana Grower Permit

Harrisburg – June 20, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following statement after the Pennsylvania Department of Health today awarded a medical marijuana grower...

Senator Haywood Officially Introduces Resolution to Name June “Gun Violence Awareness Month” in Pennslyvania

Harrisburg − June 20, 2017 − Officially introduced as SR 148, Senator Haywood’s resolution to recognize June as “Gun Violence Awareness” month in the commonwealth aims to...

Television Program Features Discussion of Opioid Crisis, Brewster’s Legislation

Harrisburg – June 19, 2017 – The “Pennsylvania Report” featuring state Sen. Jim Brewster is focused on the state’s opioid and heroin crisis and Brewster’s legislation to effectively deal...

Costa Thanks Attorney General Shapiro for Opioid Marketing Investigation

Harrisburg – June 15, 2017 – State Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) issued the following statement thanking Attorney General Josh Shapiro for joining the investigation into potentially misleading...

Sen. Street Resolution Recognizing Eid al-Fitr Holiday Approved in Senate

HARRISBURG, June 14, 2017 — The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously approved a Senate resolution authored by state Sen. Sharif Street observing June 25, 2017 as “Eid al-Fitr Day” in...

Senator Yudichak Comments on Legislative Activity on Pennsylvania’s Recycling Program

Harrisburg, June 13, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following statement regarding the public hearing held today by the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution and...

Senator Baker and Senator Yudichak React to Federal Denial for Disaster Declaration Reques...

Harrisburg, June 13, 2017 — State Senator Lisa Baker (R-20th district) and State Senator John Yudichak (D-14th District) issued a joint statement following today’s announcement that the...

Fontana Resists President’s Decision on Paris Accord; Calls for Meeting with Trump

Harrisburg – June 8, 2017 – Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) today called on President Trump to meet with leaders from the City of Pittsburgh to understand the impact of his decision to exit...

Boscola Statement on Pension Reform Passage

Bethlehem, June 8, 2017 – Following today’s House vote and the governor’s pledge to enact the bill, state Senator Lisa Boscola today provided the following statement on the public employee...

Senate Approves Resolution Creating Task Force to Investigate Threat of Lead Exposure in P...

Harrisburg, June 6, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced that Senate Resolution 33 (SR 33) — which creates a bipartisan task force to investigate the scope of...

Senator Yudichak Announces Support for Pension Reform Bill

Harrisburg, June 5, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon), long an advocate of pension reform, voted in favor of the Senate’s pension reform bill (SB 1) because it responsibly...

Williams to Host a Discussion on Creating a Peaceful Community in Delaware County

Harrisburg – June 2, 2017 – State Sen. Anthony H. Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware) will be hosting a discussion on what it takes to build a peaceful community on Sat. June 3, 2017 from 10 a.m....

Local Share Fix Includes Grant to Upgrade the Banana Factory

HARRISBURG, May 24, 2017 – Today, as part of House Bill 271, the State Senate fixed the local share issue and included a dedicated funding source to upgrade the Banana Factory.  The bill now...

Senator Yudichak Legislation Extending Environmental Cleanup Programs Approved by Senate C...

HARRISBURG, May 22, 2017 — The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today unanimously approved legislation authored by State Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon),...

Sabatina’s ‘Paul’s Law’ Passes Senate Unanimously

HARRISBURG, May 22, 2017 – State Sen. John Sabatina’s legislation to protect critical health services for individuals with special needs was unanimously approved in the Pennsylvania Senate...

Senator John Yudichak Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony for Wilkes University Streetscape Im...

WILKES-BARRE, May 22,  2017 — Wilkes University marked the beginning of a $1.5 million streetscape improvement project in downtown Wilkes-Barre this morning. Senator John T. Yudichak...

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