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Pennsylvania Report TV Show

This month, Senator Yudichak discusses new development in Greater Hazleton.


Statement from Senator Yudichak on Route 93 Traffic Safety Problems

Jim Thorpe, April 14, 2016- State Senator John Yudichak issued the following statement this afternoon after a meeting to address the traffic safety problems on Route 93 in Nesquehoning. “Every Carbon County resident who raised concerns about the serious traffic…

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Statement From Senator Yudichak on the Acquisition of Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corporation by REV Group

Harrisburg, April 11, 2016 − Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) issued the following the statement after learning of the pending acquisition of Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corporation by REV Group, Inc. “I want to extend a warm Carbon County welcome to REV…

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SHINE of Luzerne County Opens in Hazleton

Hazleton, April 7, 2016 – Congressman Lou Barletta (R-11th), state Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon), and Wilkes University President Patrick Leahy have formally opened the SHINE of Luzerne County after-school program in the Hazleton Area School District. Students participating in the program, district…

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Latest Audio

April 29, 2016: The Pennsylvania Senate has adopted a resolution recognizing the week of May 1 through May 7 as “Drinking Water Week” in Pennsylvania.  Here’s more with Senator Yudichak who says his resolution is intended to urge everyone in the Commonwealth to protect our watersheds and conserve supplies of drinking water.


April 6, 2016: April is AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH  in Pennsylvania.  Senator Yudichak says state law requires insurance coverage for autism treatment, and there’s a website listing the services offered to help those with autism.

April 6, 2016:  April is SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH in Pennsylvania. Senator Yudichak says there’s a statewide campaign, “It’s On Us, Pennsylvania,” designed to call attention to and stop sexual assault, especially on college campuses.

March 23, 2016: With a growing chorus of evidence indicating a worsening statewide lead problem, Senator Yudichak and his fellow Senate Democrats have joined with state health officials to offer legislation designed to better protect children and their families.

March 17, 2016:  Pennsylvania Moment: Senator Yudichak says one of the best ways for people to help their communities is to volunteer as a firefighter or emergency responder.

February 29, 2016: In an interview on WILK’s Sue Henry Show, Senator Yudichak talked about the state budget impasse and the political partisanship in Harrisburg.

February 29, 2016: In an interview on WILK’s Sue Henry Show, Senator Yudichak talked about the state budget structural deficit.

February 29, 2016: In an interview on WILK’s Sue Henry Show, Senator Yudichak talked about the governor’s proposal to increase the state’s personal income tax.

February 29, 2016: In an interview on WILK’s Sue Henry Show, Senator Yudichak addressed the efforts to reform the pension system for school and state employees.