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.
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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..... Continue reading »
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),….... Continue reading »
NANTICOKE, September 13, 2017 − Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR) has received a $390,000 federal grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). With the funding, EPCAMR….... Continue reading »