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Welcome to my official website and online office for the 14th District. It is my hope that you will find this site informative and that it will work to strengthen the kind of two-way communication that is essential to our representative democracy. As always, it is a distinct honor to serve as your state Senator. If I can be of assistance, please don't hesitate to call, write or email

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This month, Senator Yudichak discusses the State Budget.

Sen. Yudichak Comments on Gov. Wolf’s Budget Proposal

Harrisburg, February 9, 2016 – State Sen. John Yudichak today provided the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s .7 billion fiscal 2016-17 budget proposal: “It is unacceptable that we begin discussions on a new fiscal year without having…   Continue reading →

Statement from Senator John Yudichak on the Passing of Tom Tigue

Nanticoke, February 1, 2016- The following statement was issued this afternoon by Senator Yudichak after learning of the death of his long time friend and colleague Tom Tigue. Senator Yudichak served along side former Representative Tigue for nearly a decade…   Continue reading →

Yudichak Announces Carbon County Recreation Grants

Jim Thorpe, January 26, 2016 –State Senator John Yudichak (D – Luzerne/Carbon) today announced that two Carbon County municipalities will receive ,000 in state grants through the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (CCPP). “Investments in recreation and conservation are important to…   Continue reading →

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February 10, 2016:  Time for parents and students to begin the process of applying for college loans and grants.  Senator Yudichak says Pennsylvania’s Higher Education Assistance Agency can help.

January 8, 2016:  Pennsylvania Moment: Senator Yudichak says Pennsylvanians who need health insurance have a new affordable option: the Health Choices program.

December 3, 2015: Pennsylvania Moment: Senator Yudichak suggests making a donation to your local food bank as a way to make the holidays happy for everyone.

November 23, 2015:  The Senate voted 25 to 24 against legislation that would have eliminated property taxes in Pennsylvania. Here are Senator Yudichak’s remarks on the floor of the Senate prior to the vote, encouraging a “yes” vote on the legislation. Sen.Yudichak co-authored the legislation to eliminate school property taxes. He says although the vote to advance property tax elimination failed, he fully intends to continue the fight to lift the burden of this unfair tax on the homeowners of Pennsylvania.