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Sen. Gene Yaw

Republican - PA - 23rd district

78.72%

2022 Limited Government Rating

Ratings by Policy Category

85.71%

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75.00%

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Lawmaker Position

Preventing Energy Costs from Skyrocketing by Withdrawing from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

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Voted for Limited Government

Fueling Out-Of-Control Spending by Providing 4 Non-State-Owned Universities with Nearly $600 Million in Taxpayer Funds.

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Voted against Limited Government

Protecting Taxpayer Funds from Fraud by Requiring the DHS to monthly Cross-Check Death Certificates with the List of Recipients for SNAP Welfare Benefits.

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Voted for Limited Government

Abusing the Unemployment Insurance System by Providing Payouts to Workers on Strike.

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Voted for Limited Government

Infringing Property Rights by Further Worsening the "Abandoned and Blighted Property Conservatorship Act".

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No vote

Strengthening Election Integrity by Requiring Mail-in Ballots be Returned via Mail or In-Person Instead of Unsecured and Politicized Drop Boxes.

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Voted for Limited Government

Imposing Additional Mandates on the Private Sector Concerning Protected Employee Leave.

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Voted against Limited Government

Increasing Health Insurance Premiums by Mandating All Policies Provide Coverage for Lyme Testing and Treatment.

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Voted against Limited Government

Increasing Election Integrity and Transparency through the Poll Watcher Empowerment Act

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Voted for Limited Government

Reducing Overreaching Regulations Placed on Salon Establishments

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Voted for Limited Government

Increasing Property Tax Burdens by Authorizing Local Exemptions for "Affordable Housing".

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Voted against Limited Government

Protecting Domestic Insurance Companies with Operations in Europe from Costly and Excessive International Regulations.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening Public Safety and Property Rights by Advancing the Impeachment of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for Failing to Prosecute Crime.

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Voted for Limited Government

Authorizing Seizures of Firearms without Due Process through "Extreme Risk Protection Orders".

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Voted for Limited Government

Protecting Automotive Enthusiasts from Regulatory Overreach by Clarifying the Trailering of Vehicles to Events is not "Commercial Activity".

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Voted for Limited Government

Imposing New Costs and Delays in Exercising 2nd Amendment Rights by Subjecting an Even Greater Range of Private Firearm Sales to Background Checks.

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Voted for Limited Government

Reforming Regulations to Reduce Unnecessary Burdens Placed on Farmers and Fueling Stations.

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening Government Accountability by Providing Legislative Oversight of Bonding Requirements for Orphaned Gas and Oil Well Plugging.

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Voted for Limited Government

Blocking Implementation of Excessive Charter School Regulations Imposed by the Wolf Administration.

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Voted for Limited Government

Infringing Private Contracting Rights through Government Overreach into the Governance Practices of Private Homeowners Associations.

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No vote

Boosting American Energy Production and International Trade by Establishing a Task Force to Study the Export of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) from the Port of Philadelphia.

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Voted for Limited Government

Amending the Constitution to Strengthen Election Integrity through Voter ID and Audits, Prohibit Taxpayer-Funded Abortion and Disapprove Regulations without a Gubernatorial Override.

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Voted for Limited Government

Fueling Out-Of-Control Spending through a Budget with a 11% Spending Hike and Countless New and Increased Social Programs.

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Voted against Limited Government

Weakening Property Rights through the Seizure and Destruction of ATVs and Dirt Bikes if Unlawfully Operated on Roadways.

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Voted against Limited Government

Strengthening Government Transparency by Requiring Salary Disclosures at State-Related Universities.

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Voted for Limited Government

Suspending State Adoption of Excessive California Emission and Warranty Standards for Diesel Truck Engines that Place Enormous Costs on Taxpayers and Businesses.

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Voted for Limited Government

Establishing Additional Health Insurance Mandates Regarding Genetic Testing, which will Drive Up Rates and Make Healthcare Even Less Affordable.

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Voted against Limited Government

Reducing Regulatory Barriers to Autonomous Vehicle Innovation and Increasing Penalties for Catalytic Converter Theft.

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Voted for Limited Government

Advancing Over-Regulation within the Transporation Sector by Stacking the Membership of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.

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Voted for Limited Government

Spurring Economic Growth by Gradually Reducing the Corporate Tax Rate from 9.99% to 4.99% by 2031.

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Voted for Limited Government

Increasing Election Integrity by Prohibiting Private Funds for Election Administration

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Voted for Limited Government

Strengthening Parental Rights by Requiring that Public Schools Provide Notification of Sexually Explicit Content Given to Students.

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Voted for Limited Government

Expanding Cronyism and Government Central Planning through $2 Billion in Special Interest Subsidies.

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Voted against Limited Government

Increasing Public Safety by Ensuring Victims of Violent Crime have the Right to Appear at the Bail Hearing of the Defendant.

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Voted for Limited Government

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