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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 and education specifically, community colleges.

Yudichak Announces May Outreach Schedule

NANTICOKE, April 24, 2015 – State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) today announced that members of his staff will hold community outreach hours throughout Luzerne County in May. “This is a more convenient way for people to receive help with property…   Continue reading →

Yudichak Announces Funding for Stockton Water Improvements

HARRISBURG, April 22, 2015 – – State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) today announced a .2 million state grant to improve the water quality for more than 40 homes in the village of Stockton. The grant was approved earlier today at…   Continue reading →

Bill to Transfer Moon Lake Park to DCNR Passes Senate Committee

Harrisburg April 14, 2015- A bill to complete the transfer of Moon Lake Park from Luzerne County to the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has been voted out of the State Government committee. Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon)…   Continue reading →

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April 10, 2015: With the state legislature returning to session in Harrisburg on Monday, a Luzerne County lawmaker is hoping state budget negotiations will begin in earnest — and include much of what Gov. Wolf is proposing.  Here’s more with Senator Yudichak, the Democratic Chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee.Marcellus-Shale-Tax-Education-

April 6, 2015:  Pennsylvania Moment: April is Donate Life Month.  Senator Yudichak says organ donor enrollment is simple at driver’s license centers or when licenses are obtained or renewed. Larger volumes of potential donors would reduce the numbers on transplant waiting lists and improve the wellbeing of transplant recipients.Pennsylvania-Moment

March 6, 2015:  Pennsylvania Moment:  Senator Yudichak says Pennsylvanians who served in the military can have that fact recognized on their driver’s license.Pennsylvania-Moment

March 3, 2015:  Senator Yudichak reacts to Gov. Wolf’s 2015 budget proposal.2015-Budget-Sen.Yudichak-web

February 11, 2015: Senator Yudichak gives his reaction to Gov. Wolf’s proposal today for a 5 percent severance tax on the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania.  Here’s more with the Democratic Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environmental Resources & Energy who commends the governor, does not believe a fair severance tax will drive the industry out of Pennsylvania, but is concerned the proposal eliminates the current impact fee which primarily benefits the communities in which drilling occurs.Marcellus-Severance-Tax-Yudich