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

28

2022

March 28, 2022

Governor Wolf’s push for Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) has been a bad deal from the start. [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]

Jan

26

2022

January 26, 2022

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania routinely refuses to pay stormwater management fees owed on dozens of state-owned properties, leaving local taxpayers footing the bill to the tune of millions of dollars, said Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23). [Read More]

Sep

02

2021

September 02, 2021

The commission charged with reviewing proposed state regulations and rules today (September 1) approved a regulation that would implement the Governor’s unilateral mandate that Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senators Gene Yaw and Joe Pittman. [Read More]

Aug

31

2021

August 31, 2021

The Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) will meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 1, in Harrisburg to consider the Governor’s mandate that Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator Joe Pittman. [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

Calling a Senate Democrat legislative wish list - based on last year’s Statewide Investigating Grand Jury Report on fracking in Pennsylvania - an effort to “peddle misinformation,” PA state Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, issued the following statement: [Read More]

Feb

25

2021

February 25, 2021

“The DRBC ban is not just an assault on a highly regulated industry that employs thousands of Pennsylvanians, but it’s another example of neighboring state’s dictating our energy policy,” Senator Gene Yaw said. [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

In a party-line vote, the state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, chaired by Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), today approved sending a letter to the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) urging its review of concerns expressed by numerous commentators, including those from organized labor leaders, business leaders and elected officials over the past year who have weighed in against the “CO2 Budget Trading Program,” proposed regulation - #7-559 (IRRC #3274). [Read More]

Dec

10

2020

December 10, 2020

Pennsylvania state Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee during the 2019-2020 legislative session, issued the following statement today: [Read More]