May 7, 2019:  A task force that’s been looking into lead contamination across the state has turned in its report. Senator Yudichak, whose legislation established the task force, says lawmakers are responding with a package of bills designed to keep Pennsylvanians — especially children — safe.

May 6, 2019:  Senator Yudichak says the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League will continue to call the Mohegan Sun Arena home for another ten years.

March 27, 2019: Senator Yudichak  joined supporters of after school programs for a rally at the state Capitol in Harrisburg to make sure federal funding for programs like SHINE stays in place.

February 25, 2019:  Senator Yudichak says another national company is bringing jobs and investment to the Wyoming Valley.

February 5, 2019:  Senator Yudichak reacts to Governor Wolf’s 2019 Budget Address

January 31, 2019:  Senator Yudichak joined with Governor Wolf and a bipartisan group of lawmakers to propose “Restore Pennsylvania,” a 4-point-5 billion-dollar project to improve infrastructure around the state.

October 15, 2018: Almost two years ago, the state Department of Corrections announced a plan to close two Pennsylvania prisons within a month’s time. Senator Yudichak says the legislature has passed a bill that would establish a longer timetable for any future closings.

July 15, 2018:  Senator Yudichak suggests some day trips you can take right here in our area this summer.

June 15, 2018:  Senator Yudichak reminds families that Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program — CHIP — covers all kids with quality health insurance.

May 18, 2018: May is Military Appreciation Month. Senator Yudichak encourages Pennsylvania’s veterans to take advantage of the benefits they’ve earned.

May 3, 2018: Senator Yudichak joined with state and local officials to announce the awarding of 1.4 million dollars in state funds, the last piece of a 10 million dollar project to repair and upgrade the flood walls around Solomon Creek in Wilkes-Barre. 700 homes are affected by flooding when the creek rises over its banks during heavy rains.

April 30, 2018: Senator Yuidchak joined with a bipartisan group of House and Senate members and Gov. Wolf to introduce legislation for a severance tax on natural gas drilled in Pennsylvania.

April 18, 2018:  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Senator Yudichak says the theme of the Awareness Month is “Embrace Your Voice.”

April 11, 2018:  An estimated one in every 68 children in the United States is living with an autism spectrum disorder. Senator Yuidchak says the state has ways to make life easier for those with autism and their families.

April 4, 2018:   April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Senator Yudichak has information about Pennsylvania’s Child Abuse Hotline that could save a child’s life.

March 6, 2018:  Senator Yudichak says Pennsylvania is ready to help families save for college by providing a savings plan with some tax advantages.

February 12, 2018:  If you’re looking for a job, Senator Yudichak says that help is available.

Senator Yudichak and Senator Lisa Baker are co- hosting a round table discussion on lead exposure and lead testing for infants, young children and pregnant women on February 13 at Kings College from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Senator Yudichak previews the event.

February 5, 2018:  Senator Yudichak talks about the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that allows the PA Supreme Court and legislature to continue working on new congressional district maps.

January 31, 2018: Senator Yudichak says the state Senate has authorized spending to help municipalities meet their environmental needs through the Growing Greener program.

January 25, 2018:  A year ago, three local state prisons were in danger of closing, creating economic problems for their host communities. Local and state officials worked to keep them open. Senator Yudichak marked the anniversary by thanking those who worked to keep the prisons open and highlighting laws that will keep it from happening again.

January 22, 2018:  Senator Yudichak talks about the opening of a second exit on the under-construction South Valley Parkway and what that means for the economic future of the area.

January 22, 2018: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court says the map that sets up U-S congressional districts is unconstitutional, and it’s ordered the legislature to re-draw the boundaries by February 9th so that a new map will be in place for the May primary.  Senator Yudichak is calling on lawmakers to act quickly.

January 11, 2018: Senator  Yudichak says two new companies are ready to move in to the Hanover Industrial Estates industrial park, bringing thousands of new jobs — and the developer of that site is ready to begin work on another.

January 4, 2018:  Winter weather is here, and Senator Yudichak is advising travelers to check with PA 511 and get road conditions before venturing out.

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