Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee Senator Chris Gebhard, Chair

Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee and Senate Labor and Industry Committee Hold Important Joint Hearing on Workforce Development
October 11, 2022

Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee and Senate Labor and Industry Committee Hold Important Joint Hearing on Workforce Development

The Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee chaired by State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) and the Senate Labor and Industry Committee chaired by State Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington) held a joint hearing on Tuesday on the subject of workforce development in northeastern Pennsylvania. The hearing was held at the Luzerne County Community College’s Educational Conference Center.  [Read More]

MEDIA ADVISORY Public Hearing on Workforce Development in Northeastern Pennsylvania  to take place Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 1:30 p.m.  at Luzerne County Community College
October 11, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY Public Hearing on Workforce Development in Northeastern Pennsylvania to take place Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. at Luzerne County Community College

Members of the media are invited to attend a joint public hearing of the Pennsylvania Senate Community, Economic, and Recreational Development (CERD) and Labor and Industry committees focusing on workforce development in northeastern Pennsylvania to be held at Luzerne County Community College. | Watch Live  [Read More]

Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee Advances Bill to the Full Senate that Will Protect Pennsylvania Lottery Prizewinners’ Identities and other Personal Information
April 12, 2022

Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee Advances Bill to the Full Senate that Will Protect Pennsylvania Lottery Prizewinners’ Identities and other Personal Information

The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee, (CERD) chaired by Senator John Yudichak (I-14), took action on Senate Bill 1163 today, advancing the bill to the full Senate for consideration. The legislation will have a profound impact on protecting Pennsylvania Lottery prizewinners’ identities and other personal information.  [Read More]

Independent Analysis Concludes RGGI Carbon Tax Could Increase Pennsylvania Electricity Costs 3.8x More Than Wolf’s Projections
March 29, 2022

Independent Analysis Concludes RGGI Carbon Tax Could Increase Pennsylvania Electricity Costs 3.8x More Than Wolf’s Projections

Impartial analysis from the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) projects the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) could nearly quadruple new electricity costs for consumers, Sens. Gene Yaw (R-23) and John Yudichak (I-14) said today.  [Read More]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Joint Senate Hearing to Discuss Economic Impacts of RGGI
March 25, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Joint Senate Hearing to Discuss Economic Impacts of RGGI

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint hearing with the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on Tuesday, March 29 at 10 a.m. to discuss the economic impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).  [Read More]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Joint Senate Hearing to Discuss Economic Impacts of RGGI
March 16, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Joint Senate Hearing to Discuss Economic Impacts of RGGI

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee will hold a joint hearing with the Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on Monday, March 21 at 1 p.m. to discuss the economic impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).  [Read More]

 
March 1, 2022

Yudichak Questions DCED Budget Cuts, Touts Job Creation and Economic Programs.

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Senate Committee reviews Small Business Assistance Package
January 26, 2022

Senate Committee reviews Small Business Assistance Package

Chaired by State Senator John Yudichak (I-14), the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee received testimony today from economic experts and entrepreneurs on a proposed Small Business Assistance Package.  [Read More]

YUDICHAK: Panel Approves Grant Program for Rural Coworking & Innovation Centers
January 25, 2022

YUDICHAK: Panel Approves Grant Program for Rural Coworking & Innovation Centers

Legislation that would establish a statewide grant program for Rural Coworking & Innovation Centers (RCIC) received favorable consideration today by the Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee, according to Committee Chairman Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon).  [Read More]

YUDICHAK: Senate Community, Economic, and Recreational Development Committee approves legislation to aide economic recovery in Pennsylvania
December 16, 2021

YUDICHAK: Senate Community, Economic, and Recreational Development Committee approves legislation to aide economic recovery in Pennsylvania

The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee, chaired by Senator John Yudichak (I-14), took action on a pair of bills today that would support Pennsylvania’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.  [Read More]

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