HEARING NOTICE: Senate Committees to discuss natural gas severance tax proposals
5/28/2015 11:00:00 AM
HARRISBURG – Legislation imposing a severance tax on natural gas extracted in Pennsylvania will be discussed during a joint hearing of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee and the Senate Finance Committee on Monday.
Airman Trevor Garrehy graduated Basic Training
5/27/2015 12:57:00 PM
Air Force Airman Trevor J. Garrehy graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month
5/22/2015 12:31:00 PM
If you spend any time outdoors, please know that cases of Lyme disease in Pennsylvania are growing and May has been set aside as “Lyme Disease Awareness Month” to raise awareness of this infectious disease.
PennDOT, Police Partnering to Urge Increased Seat Belt Use
5/20/2015 3:41:00 PM
Over 500 law enforcement agencies participate in “Border to Border” Initiative Stressing Zero Tolerance Across State Lines Harrisburg, PA – PennDOT, state and local police are partnering for nationwide “Click It or Ticket” seat-belt enforcement beginning today and running through June 7.
Airman Matthew Smith graduated Basic Training
5/19/2015 12:40:00 PM
Air Force Airman Matthew J. Smith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Memorial Day
5/18/2015 10:19:00 AM
Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, May 23, through Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.
Sen. Yaw Applauds Funding for Two Area Projects
5/15/2015 10:39:00 AM
HARRISBURG - State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today applauded the approval of loan and tax credit requests by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) for two affordable multifamily housing developments located in Bradford and Union counties.
Pvt. Douglas McPherson graduated Basic Training
5/11/2015 11:17:00 AM
Army Pvt. Douglas M. McPherson has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga. During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, armed and unarmed combat, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions, and core values.
Airman David Hernandez graduated Basic Training
5/8/2015 9:52:00 AM
Air Force Airman David A. Hernandez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Senator Yaw Co-Sponsors Historic Changes to Pennsylvania’s Pension Law
5/7/2015 10:58:00 AM
HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today co-sponsored comprehensive legislation designed to modernize the Commonwealth’s retirement systems in order to bring significant updates to the funding, sustainability and fiscal responsibility of the state’s two main pension funds.
Tractor safety program reaches milestone in Pennsylvania
5/1/2015 9:42:00 AM
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A program designed to reduce tractor-related farm injuries and deaths by helping farmers pay for the installation of rollover protective structures, or ROPS, recently reached a milestone in Pennsylvania.
May Satellite Office Hours Announced
5/1/2015 9:41:00 AM
If you live in the Sullivan County or Susquehanna County parts of the district, my staff will be holding office hours at the following locations on the dates listed below:
Sen. Yaw's TV Report: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Pennsylvania Department of Treasury, Bureau of Unclaimed Property
4/29/2015 11:15:00 AM
HARRISBURG – On May 1st, “A Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw” takes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Pennsylvania Department of Treasury, Bureau of Unclaimed Property, in Harrisburg.
Right-Sizing the Pennsylvania Legislature
4/28/2015 12:04:00 PM
This week, the House State Government Committee voted in favor of House Bill 153, which would reduce the size of the state House from 203 to 151 members, and House Bill 384, which would reduce the state Senate from 50 to 37 members.
Airman Chad Baumunk graduated Basic Training
4/27/2015 3:58:00 PM
Air Force Airman 1st Class Chad L. Baumunk graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Airman Alexis Delgado graduated Basic Training
4/24/2015 2:45:00 PM
Air Force Airman Alexis E. Delgado graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Airman Maxwell Webster graduated Basic Training
4/23/2015 2:03:00 PM
Air Force Airman Maxwell J. Webster graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Airman Ryan Brown graduated Basic Training
4/17/2015 10:00:00 AM
Air Force Airman Ryan C. Brown graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Airman Corey Kennedy graduated Basic Training
4/16/2015 9:35:00 AM
Air Force Airman Corey M. Kennedy graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
PennDOT Reminds Motorists to Avoid Distractions
4/15/2015 10:48:00 AM
PennDOT and the Driver Safety Task Force today marked National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The initiative aims to promote safe practices and reduce distracted driving crashes and fatalities.
Pennsylvania Traffic Deaths Hit New Record Low in 2014
4/14/2015 2:47:00 PM
Traffic deaths in Pennsylvania in 2014 reached an all-time low, continuing a favorable trend as safety advocates work towards the nationwide goal of zero fatalities, acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie S.