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Senator Yudichak and Representative Heffley Announce Growing Greener Grant for The Carbon County Conservation District

Jim Thorpe, December 7, 2017 —  State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today that the Carbon County Conservation District has received a $215,000 Growing Greener grant from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The…
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Senator Yudichak Highlights DCNR Grants for Summit Hill Borough and Wildlands Conservancy, Inc.

Jim Thorpe, December 6, 2017 — Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the following grants have been awarded in Carbon County through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Community Conservation Partnerships Program: Summit Hill Borough has received $58,600…
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Senator Yudichak Highlights Importance of DCNR Grants for Luzerne County

 Nanticoke, December 6, 2017 — Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that over $1.3 million in grant funding from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has been awarded in Luzerne County:  Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Inc.…
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November 28, 2017:  Working with Senator Yudichak and other state and local officials, the state Department of Community and Economic Development is giving the city of Wilkes-Barre money to fix damaged flood protection walls along Solomon Creek.

November 15, 2017:  Senator Yudichak reminds Pennsylvanians that they can still sign up for health insurance — or adjust an existing policy — on the Affordable Care Act site (Healthcare.gov), but the time to do so is limited.

November 14, 2017:  Senator Yudichak says a Pennsylvania grant program will supply the funding needed to expand the reach of the South Valley Parkway, creating more opportunities for businesses and more jobs for the area.

October 30, 2017:  The state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, for which Senator Yudichak is the Democratic chairman, is looking at Pennsylvanians’ exposure to lead at a hearing in the public library in Pittston in Luzerne County. Senator Yudichak says it’s just the first step in a process to mitigate lead across the Commonwealth

October 27, 2017:  Senator Yudichak is joining with Senator Jim Brewster of Allegheny County and  Senator Vincent Hughes of Philadelphia to introduce a new legislative initiative designed to spur manufacturing and job creation. The senators said that more manufacturing companies need access to additional state financial resources to gain a competitive advantage and keep up with changing technology and job training needs. Senator Yudichak explains his legislation: