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Senator Yudichak Lauds Passage of Administrative Code

HARRISBURG, October 19, 2017 — Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) lauded passage of House Bill 118, an omnibus Administrative Code bill that will now go to Governor Wolf for his signature. House Bill 118 includes language that requires the Department…
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Area Lawmakers Host Luzerne County Senior Expo

Kingston, October 12, 2017 − Senator John Yudichak (D-14), Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Representative Aaron Kaufer (R-120), and Representative Gerald Mullery (D-119) hosted the 2017 Luzerne County Senior Expo at the Kingston Armory today.  
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Hughes, Yudichak, Brewster Sponsor Three-Pronged Manufacturing Initiative

Harrisburg – October 11, 2017 – A new legislative initiative designed to spur manufacturing and job creation should be a priority for Senate consideration, according to Sens. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia), John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne) and James R. Brewster (D-Allegheny),…
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July 27, 2017:  The state Senate voted 26-24 in favor of a $2.2 billion revenue package to pay for the $32 billion spending plan the legislature enacted in June.  The revenue package contains several new items, including a first-ever severance tax on the extraction of natural gas from Marcellus Shale, but Senator Yudichak says he’s concerned about some regulatory changes that some with the severance tax.

July 18, 2017:  Senator Yudichak joined with Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell and representatives from more than 30 municipalities from Luzerne County on the banks of the Susquehanna River to announce an innovative regional stormwater management project that could be a springboard for other cooperative efforts between the region’s municipalities.

June 20, 2017:  Senator Yudichak was on hand as hundreds of Teamsters gathered on the steps of the State Capitol to protest legislation that they say is designed to cripple or destroy unions.