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February 6, 2024

Yaw Raises Concerns Over Massive Spending Increase in Shapiro’s Budget, Failure to Acknowledge PA’s Energy Sector

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) voiced concerns today about the excessive $3.2 billion increase in state spending in Gov. Josh Shapiro’s proposed 2024-25 state budget.  [Read More]

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December 12, 2023

Yaw: Senate ERE Committee Oks Bill to Create Independent Energy Office in Pennsylvania

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today approved legislation to establish an Independent Energy Office (IEO) within the Commonwealth, according to Chairman Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measure.  [Read More]

Senate OKs Yaw Bills Addressing Stream Maintenance
November 13, 2023

Senate OKs Yaw Bills Addressing Stream Maintenance

The state Senate today approved two bills addressing stream maintenance and giving counties and municipalities greater flexibility in handling obstructions and flood-related hazards in local waterways, according to Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), sponsor of the measures.  [Read More]

Pennsylvania, Ohio Legislators Hold Joint Hearing on Interstate Relationships within the PJM Grid
November 7, 2023

Pennsylvania, Ohio Legislators Hold Joint Hearing on Interstate Relationships within the PJM Grid

Members of the Pennsylvania Senate and the Ohio General Assembly convened in Pittsburgh last week for a joint public hearing on interstate relationships within the PJM grid, according to Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee chairman, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).    [Read More]

Yaw Applauds Commonwealth Court Decision on RGGI
November 2, 2023

Yaw Applauds Commonwealth Court Decision on RGGI

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) issued the following statement after the Commonwealth Court found that Pennsylvania’s entrance into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) may only be achieved through legislation duly enacted by the General Assembly.   [Read More]

Pennsylvania, Ohio Legislatures to Hold Joint Hearing on Inter-State Relationships within the PJM Grid
October 31, 2023

Pennsylvania, Ohio Legislatures to Hold Joint Hearing on Inter-State Relationships within the PJM Grid

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint public hearing with members of the Ohio General Assembly on Thursday, November 2nd at 10a.m. to discuss inter-state relationships within the PJM electric grid, according to chairman Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23).  [Read More]

Statement from Sen. Yaw on Today’s House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Hearing
October 30, 2023

Statement from Sen. Yaw on Today’s House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Hearing

Following today’s public hearing of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement:  [Read More]

Senate ERE Committee, Ohio Public Utilities Committees to Hold Joint Hearing on Inter-State Relationships within the PJM Grid
October 26, 2023

Senate ERE Committee, Ohio Public Utilities Committees to Hold Joint Hearing on Inter-State Relationships within the PJM Grid

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, along with members of the Ohio House of Representatives Public Utilities Committee and the Ohio Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Thursday, November 2nd at 10a.m. to discuss inter-state relationships within the PJM electric grid.  [Read More]

Senate ERE Committee Schedules Voting Meeting for Tuesday, October 24
October 20, 2023

Senate ERE Committee Schedules Voting Meeting for Tuesday, October 24

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will convene on Tuesday, October 24th at 10a.m. to consider the following bills:  [Read More]

Statement from Sen. Yaw on Pennsylvania Hydrogen Hubs
October 13, 2023

Statement from Sen. Yaw on Pennsylvania Hydrogen Hubs

Two hydrogen hub projects partially located in Pennsylvania- one in the mid-Atlantic region and one in the Appalachian region - will receive part of $7 billion in U.S. federal grants according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).  [Read More]

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