Mar

03

2015

March 03, 2015

The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), and the Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21) today held a joint public hearing to discuss the positive benefits of Act 13 Impact Fee dollars on Pennsylvania communities. [Read More]

Mar

02

2015

March 02, 2015

Highlighting one of the most significant pieces of state legislation ever passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly, two Senate committees will hear testimonials Tuesday from counties, townships, conservation districts and economic development organizations throughout the state who are currently benefiting from the natural gas drilling impact fee, according to Senators Gene Yaw (R-23) and Scott Hutchinson (R-21). [Read More]

Feb

24

2015

February 24, 2015

The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and the Senate Local Government Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21) will hold a joint public hearing to solicit testimony regarding the benefits of Act 13 of 2012, more commonly known as the Impact Fee, on communities and local governments throughout Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Feb

24

2015

February 24, 2015

An effort to provide local natural gas service to un-served and under-served areas of Pennsylvania was overwhelmingly supported today by the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, according to state Senator Gene Yaw (R-23). [Read More]

Jan

21

2015

January 21, 2015

Two bills that will work to protect natural gas leaseholders in Bradford County and across Pennsylvania were unanimously approved today by the state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, according to committee Chairman, and prime sponsor, Gene Yaw (R-23) [Read More]

Jun

27

2014

June 27, 2014

The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw, R-23, held the first of two public hearings Friday morning to discuss the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to cut carbon pollution from nationwide power plants by 30 percent in 2030, compared to 2005 levels. Earlier this month, the EPA proposed its Clean Energy Policy as part of President Barack Obama’s Action Plan to address climate change. [Read More]

Jun

25

2014

June 25, 2014

The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), today approved three bills. [Read More]

Mar

12

2014

March 12, 2014

Legislation aimed at expanding the rights of landowners who are currently leased with natural gas companies was approved today by the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, according to Committee Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23). [Read More]

Jan

28

2014

January 28, 2014

The Pennsylvania Senate Banking & Insurance Committee and the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee met today to hear testimony from statewide organizations, county officials and residents concerning the implementation of the federal flood insurance law, known as the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12). [Read More]

Jan

24

2014

January 24, 2014

Recognizing the significant rise in federal flood insurance premiums as a direct result of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, state senators Gene Yaw (R-23) and Don White (R-41) will hold a joint public hearing to assess state and local impacts across the Commonwealth. [Read More]