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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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Senator Yudichak Announces Safe Schools Grants for Carbon County

Harrisburg, November 17, 2017 — Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that two school districts in Carbon County have received Safe Schools Grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). Weatherly Area School District has been awarded a Safe Schools…
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Senator Yudichak Announces Safe Schools Grants for Luzerne County

 Harrisburg, November 17, 2017— Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the following school districts in Luzerne County have received Safe Schools Grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE): Wilkes-Barre Area School District has received a Safe Schools Equipment…
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Senator Yudichak and Representative Heffley announce $350,000 in CFA Funding for Lehighton Borough

Harrisburg, November 14, 2017— State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today that Lehighton Borough will receive $350,000 in funding from the Commonwealth Financing Authority for improvements to Upper Park. Under the Act 13 Grant…
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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: