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Senate Democrats Question State Prison Closings

Harrisburg – January 18, 2016 – Opposed to the potential closure of correctional institutions across Pennsylvania, Sens. Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny), John Blake (D-Lackawanna) and John Yudichak (D-Luzerne) have spearheaded local meetings to examine the impact of facility closures to the…
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State Senator John Yudichak and Representative Mullery Highlight Prison Closure Impact Upon Greater Nanticoke School District

Nanticoke, January 13, 2017 − State Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Gerald Mullery (D-Newport Township) hosted a meeting today at the Greater Nanticoke Area High School to discuss the devastating impact a potential closure of SCI-Retreat could have…
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Northeastern Pennsylvania Delegation Visits SCI-Retreat and Meets with Prison Staff and Employees

NANTICOKE, January 10, 2017 — State Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and the entire Northeastern Pennsylvania delegation visited State Correctional Institute at Retreat (“SCI-Retreat”) today and met with the prison’s senior leadership as well as prison employees to discuss the…
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January 18, 2017:  Pennsylvania Moment: Winter weather can cause hazards and delays for drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Senator Yudichak advises you to be prepared by checking Turnpike conditions before you head out.

January 9, 2017:  The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections recently announced it’s looking to close two state prisons in an effort to save money.  Senator Yudichak is just one of the lawmakers saying such closings would devastate the economies of the municipalities that host those prisons.

December 1, 2016: Pennsylvania Moment: Senator Yudichak suggests making a donation to your local food bank as one way to make this a happy holiday season for all.

November 2, 2016: Pennsylvania Moment: Registration has opened for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Senator Yudichak says the LIHEAP program is designed to help low-income Pennsylvanians pay for heat this winter and get needed repairs to furnaces and other heating equipment.