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November 15, 2017 – Governor fails to recognize Pennsylvania residents’ need for school property tax elimination + other news from Sen. Argall
November 9, 2017 – Pennsylvania voters approve constitutional amendment on property taxes, despite the governor’s opposition + other news from Sen. Argall
November 2, 2017 – Ballot question on property taxes, welfare reforms vetoed by the governor, public hearing on changes to the way the lieutenant governor is elected + other news from Sen. Argall
October 27, 2017 – Goodbye to one of the best Cub Scout leaders ever!, Governor Wolf vetoes welfare reforms, property tax referendum on November 7 ballot + other news from Sen. Argall
October 19, 2017 – Fighting for school property tax elimination, House Transportation Committee approves joint bill on work zone speed cameras + other news from Sen. Argall
October 17, 2017 – Tuesday night: PCN Statewide LIVE Call-In Program on State Issues, Property Tax Elimination
October 13, 2017 – The fight for school property tax elimination + other news from Sen. Argall
October 5, 2017 – PA Supreme Court opens education funding lawsuit, eliminating property taxes + other news from Sen. Argall
September 27, 2017 – Providing property tax relief for homeowners + other news from Sen. Argall
September 22, 2017 – Battling the opioid crisis, reforming our school property tax system + other news from Sen. Argall
September 14, 2017 – Highlighting blight and revitalization issues in Erie, discussing state issues at Penn State Behrend + other news from Sen. Argall
September 7, 2017 – Discussions on blight and revitalization in Western PA, constitutional amendment on property taxes + other news from Sen. Argall
September 1, 2017 – Recognizing our friends and neighbors, property tax strategy meeting in Lancaster + other news from Sen. Argall
August 22, 2017 – Senate Majority Policy Committee hearing schedule on property taxes and blight + other news from Sen. Argall
August 17, 2017 – The importance of the coal-refuse power industry to PA, Senate committees discuss blight and property taxes + other news from Sen. Argall
August 10, 2017 – Remembering my father-in-law, Lowell R. Koch + other news from Sen. Argall
August 2, 2017 – Senate passes amendment to require public hearings before closing state prisons + other news from Sen. Argall
July 27, 2017 – Fighting blight in our communities + more from Sen. Argall
July 19, 2017 – Changing the election process for lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania + more from Sen. Argall
July 12, 2017 – Reducing welfare fraud, eliminating property taxes + more from Sen. Argall
July 10, 2017 – Tele-Town Hall July 11
July 6, 2017 – Celebrating the Fourth of July – plus other updates from Sen. Argall
June 30, 2017 – Fighting welfare fraud in Pennsylvania + more from Sen. Argall
June 26, 2017 – PCN LIVE Call-In Program tonight
June 22, 2017 – Fighting welfare fraud, Congressman Lloyd Smucker visits Harrisburg + more from Sen. Argall
June 20, 2017 – Bipartisan town hall meeting on school property tax elimination
June 12, 2017 – Reforming the way the lieutenant governor is elected + more from Sen. Argall
June 7, 2017 – Senate approves bipartisan pension reform bill, celebrating demolition funding and more
June 5, 2017 – Pottsville Revitalization Meeting
June 1, 2017 – Honoring our veterans, the bipartisan fight against blight in our communities + other news from Sen. Argall
May 25, 2017 – Property taxes, the opioid crisis, reforming the election of Lt. Governor, and more
May 19, 2017 – Celebrating family milestones – plus other updates from Sen. Argall
May 15, 2017 – Long term care for seniors + other news from Senator Dave Argall
May 5, 2017 – Sen. Argall E-Newsletter
May 1, 2017 – 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Grant application now available
April 30, 2017 – The results are in…
April 28, 2017 – Risking bipartisan public humiliation for a good cause, and other news from Senator Dave Argall
April 27, 2017 – Please join Rep. Jozwiak and me next week in Ontelaunee Township
April 24, 2017 – Please join me Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. for a live telephone town hall event
April 21, 2017 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
April 13, 2017 – Happy Easter! – plus other updates from Sen. Argall
April 7, 2017 – Happy Birthday to my first teacher, Marian Childs, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
March 31, 2017 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
March 30, 2017 – Bipartisan town hall meeting tonight to discuss blight in our communities
March 24, 2017 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
March 23, 2017 – It’s the status quo vs. reformers in school property tax debate + latest program highlights bipartisan fight to save Frackville prison…
March 10, 2017 – Kaier’s Brewery update, Philly receives $300M for economic development, state mailing deceased resident information on signing up for food stamps – more in latest email update
March 6, 2017 – Attention Kempton residents: Verizon Wireless + High-speed internet service to be temporarily interrupted Monday evening…more info!
March 3, 2017 – Would you pay $4 for a light bulb and $20,000 for a new kitchen mixer? When is the next prison closure likely to occur? Questions at state budget hearings get to the bottom of your tax dollars
February 24, 2017 – State budget hearings look at bureaucratic red tape, cost-saving reforms, higher education concerns PLUS bonus coverage on school property tax elimination
February 17, 2017 – Can a small borough “take off” with revitalization efforts? I think so. Plus other news, including safety upgrades, tax season information and more in latest email update!
February 10, 2017 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
February 3, 2017 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
January 27, 2017 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
January 26, 2017 – SCI Frackville to remain open, public hearing on proposed Hamburg Center closing – plus other updates from Sen. Argall
January 23, 2017 – PCN LIVE Call-In Program on State Issues and Legislative Priorities and Accomplishments
January 23, 2017 – My committee assignments for the 2017-18 session, the latest on SCI Frackville, major announcement on War on Blight and more…
January 17, 2017 – Combating welfare fraud – plus other updates from Sen. Argall
January 11, 2017 – An update from your local legislators regarding SCI Frackville
January 6, 2017 – Sen. Argall sworn-in for 3rd term + PA Farm Show kicks off this weekend + Property Tax Independence Act update!!

December 23, 2016 – Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season – and more updates from Sen. Argall
December 19, 2016 – Update on school property tax elimination efforts in upcoming session, plus more state updates from Senator Argall…
December 9, 2016 – Latest TV program honors Vietnam era veterans, watch latest roundtable on opioid crisis, plus more state updates from Sen. Argall
December 2, 2016 – Summit on heroin epidemic focuses on ways to educate youth, asking for more transparency from YOUR state government and more in latest email update…
November 23, 2016 – Happy Thanksgiving from Senator Argall + other updates
November 18, 2016 – Thanking our Vietnam era veterans, update on latest composition of the state legislature + budget update
November 14, 2016 – Join me tonight on the PCN LIVE Call-In Program – we’re discussing school property tax elimination!
November 9, 2016 – What does last night mean for U.S., PA? Sen. Argall to discuss tonight at 8:30 on PCN
November 4, 2016 – Ready. Set. Vote – for your favorite photos! + more in my latest email update
October 28, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
October 25, 2016 – Upcoming state funding opportunities through DCNR & PennDOT– read more!
October 21, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
October 14, 2016 – Going “Over the Edge” for local youth, updates on waste coal cleanup, grants available for teachers + more…
October 7, 2016 – School property tax elimination measure introduced in House + local and state updates
September 30, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
September 23, 2016 – Update on school property tax elimination, committees review budget process reform and other local and state news…
September 21, 2016 – Join me tonight for a discussion on the heroin/opioid epidemic…
September 16, 2016 – A Commonwealth Crisis Telephone Town Hall event + other news from Sen. Argall
September 9, 2016 – Calling all photographers! + other updates from Sen. Argall
September 2, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
August 26, 2016 – See where Pennsylvania ranks nationally for education spending, fishing opportunities over Labor Day weekend and more…
August 25, 2016 – You’re invited! Continuing the Fight on Blight Summit on August 31 @ 6 p.m.
August 19, 2016 – Local job opportunities, survey for ATVers, competition for artists & writers, and more in latest update…
August 12, 2016 – Warning: You may get hungry while watching my latest TV program, plus more state + local updates
August 4, 2016 – Opioid epidemic community forum + other news from Sen. Argall
July 29, 2016 – Ten percent of Pennsylvanians have unclaimed property, learn more + other updates from Sen. Argall
July 22, 2016 – The Argall Report: World War II Weekend + other news from Sen. Argall
July 15, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
July 7, 2016 – Community Meeting Next Wednesday
July 7, 2016 – Community Meeting Next Tuesday
July 8, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
June 27, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
June 20, 2016 – Application period open for Commonwealth Financing Authority – apply now!
June 17, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
June 10, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
June 7, 2016 – Schuylkill County’s “good, bad, ugly” tour with DCED Secretary + other news from Sen. Argall
May 27, 2016 – Honoring those who paid the ultimate sacrifice – an update from Sen. Argall
May 20, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
May 13, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
May 9, 2016 – Join me Tuesday night for telephone town hall event!
May 6, 2016 – Jobs posted online for Schuylkill Co. facility, Berks Co. dog wardens to conduct checks next week and more in latest email update from Sen. Argall
April 29, 2016 – Major jobs announcement, the state budget and more in latest update from Sen. Argall
April 28, 2016 – Grant opportunity for fire companies through state – learn more!
April 21, 2016 – South Heidelberg sewer easement signed into law
April 18, 2016 – St. Luke’s Hospital Miners Campus Universal Care Suite grand opening + other news from Sen. Argall
April 15, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
April 8, 2016 – Sen. Argall Session Recap
April 5, 2016 – House panel approves South Heidelberg sewer easement
April 1, 2016 – Tamaqua Community Art Center Big Benefit Concert, town hall meeting on heroic epidemic + other news from Sen. Argall
March 25, 2016 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
March 18, 2016 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
March 17, 2016 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Maggie and Wolfgang + other news from Sen. Argall
March 11, 2016 – State budget hearings examine welfare fraud, utilization of state-owned and leased office space, and cost-effectiveness of privately owned veterans care facilities
March 8, 2016 – Cutting wasteful spending….a common theme at Dept. of Education budget hearing
March 7, 2016 – Pursuing cost savings in welfare and human services programs
March 4, 2016 – State budget hearings explore cost savings vs. tax increases; school property tax elimination; government efficiencies
February 19, 2016 – New economic development program explored, reforms to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), plus other updates from Sen. Argall
February 12, 2016 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
February 9, 2016 – Governor’s budget proposal threatens efforts to eliminate school property taxes
February 8, 2016 – Join Senator Argall for #ArgallTownhall on Feb. 9 at 6 pm
January 29, 2016 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
January 26, 2016 – Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Benefit Program extension, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
January 22, 2016 – Session Recap
January 12, 2016 – Schuylkill and Berks County commissioners and row officers sworn in, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
January 8, 2016 – 100th Annual PA Farm Show kicks off this weekend + other state updates from Sen. Argall
January 7, 2016 – Happy New Year from Senator Argall – updates to start off 2016

December 23, 2015 – Merry Christmas from Senator Argall – plus state and local updates
December 16, 2015 – Letter to the Editor: Unwavering support for school property tax elimination, PA Farm Bureau disappointed with property tax elimination outcome, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
December 14, 2015 – Happy 99th Birthday Representative Klingaman!
December 9, 2015 – Following the example set by the private sector for real cost-savings…
December 4, 2015 – Moving forward with school property tax elimination, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
December 2, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
November 25, 2015 – Happy Thanksgiving from Senator Argall
November 24, 2015 – Property Tax Independence Act effort falls on tie vote in Senate
November 23, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
November 23, 2015 – School property tax elimination vote scheduled for this afternoon
November 16, 2015 – Property tax elimination 76 debate and vote on Senate floor Tuesday
November 10, 2015 – Thursday Conference to discuss SB 76–Property Tax Elimination–now tentatively scheduled for a first ever vote in the Senate next week
November 10, 2015 – Honoring Corporal Martin A. King, preparing for flu season, VA Education Benefits workshop, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
November 6, 2015 – 2016 Summer Internship Opportunity
November 2, 2015 – You’re Invited: Property Tax Independence Act Conference
October 30, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
October 29, 2015 – Education rankings: Is funding the key issue?, budget impasse continues, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
October 27, 2015 – LED Street Lighting workshop for municipalities
October 26, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
October 26, 2015 – Dept. of Environmental Protection’s Clean Power Plan Listening Session this Wednesday
October 19, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
October 19, 2015 – Upcoming Senior Expos offer opportunities for older Pennsylvanians
October 13, 2015 – Grant opportunities for fire companies, EMS. More information
October 9, 2015 – House rejects governor’s tax increases, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
October 6, 2015 – Join me tonight for a telephone town hall event at 6 p.m. & share your thoughts on important state issues!
October 2, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
September 30, 2015 – Governor vetoes emergency funding budget, Senate Bill 76 update, honoring the Schwenkfelder “Gedächtnistag” (Day of Remembrance), plus other updates from Sen. Argall
September 30, 2015 – Berks County Manufacturing Day
September 23, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
September 21, 2015 – Peace Pole Dedication tonight in Tamaqua!
September 11, 2015 – Honoring Patriot Day, the latest edition of The Argall Report featuring challenges of the anthracite coal industry, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
September 4, 2015 – Celebrating 100 years of freedom and fire protection with the Polish American Fire Company of Shenandoah, plus other updates from Sen. Argall
August 28, 2015 – House attempts to restore state funding to essential programs, services
August 24, 2015 – School property tax elimination gaining momentum in August, PA’s new stolen valor law gets national attention, and more updates in latest update
August 10, 2015 – 49 percent of local residents want the Senate to override governor’s veto (and more results from Wednesday’s telephone town hall), plus other state, local news
August 5, 2015 – Reminder about tonight’s telephone town hall event, plus other state & local updates
August 3, 2015 – Join me for a Special Telephone Town Hall this Wednesday, August 5–and share your thoughts regarding the ongoing state budget debate, including the property tax elimination bill
July 24, 2015 – Join me for a Local Government Funding Seminar on July 29th!
July 23, 2015 – What’s happening in Pottsville? Learn more about the revitalization efforts in Schuylkill County’s largest community – plus other updates from Sen. Argall
July 20, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
July 13, 2015 – “Governor No” blocks initiatives to help taxpayers, plus other state-related updates
July 2, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap with state budget update
June 21, 2015 – Exploring all avenues to save taxpayer dollars
June 19, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
June 18, 2015 – Transportation and law enforcement grant programs open to counties, local governments
June 17, 2015 – Join Sen. Argall for a Telephone Town Hall event tonight!
June 16, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
June 5, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
June 4, 2015 – Free Act 153 Information Session & Act 31 Certification Hosted by the Schuylkill United Way
May 29, 2015 – The debate continues surrounding the taxation of Marcellus Shale: Senate Public Hearing June 1
May 26, 2015 – Honoring those who served
May 15, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
May 11, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
May 5, 2015 – You’re Invited: Blight summit tomorrow night at the Schuylkill County Courthouse
May 4, 2015 – Latest Argall Report highlights state budget hearings, plus other helpful state and local news
April 24, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
April 22, 2015 – Mark your calendar: Free shredding events, seminars on dangers of identity theft on Monday, April 27
April 20, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
April 15, 2015 – Senator Argall to field questions on property tax reform on PCN tonight, plus other helpful updates in latest e-newsletter
April 10, 2015 – Updates on the state budget, property taxes and other state issues in latest e-newsletter from Sen. Argall
April 2, 2015 – Final week of Senate state budget hearings concludes with focus on farmers, Obamacare, blight and property taxes
March 30, 2015 – Recap of Senate’s second week of state budget hearings
March 24, 2015 – Tour Penn State Berks in latest Argall Report, think spring – motorcycle safety courses and trout stocking schedules, and be alert of scam artists this tax season
March 20, 2015 – First week of Senate budget hearings focuses on Senate Bill 76 vs. Wolf’s property tax relief plan, plus breakdown of school district “winners” and “losers” under Wolf budget
March 17, 2015 – Budget hearings shed light on property tax issue, survey results – what is Pennsylvania’s number one economic challenge, and more!
March 6, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
March 3, 2015 – Beware the governor’s “bait and switch” property tax plan
February 27, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap + survey question: What is the biggest economic challenge for Pennsylvania?
February 25, 2015 – PennDOT waives restrictions on home heating oil and gas haulers, radon testing encouraged, PA Farm Show recipes available online and more in latest update from Sen. Argall
February 20, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
February 18, 2015 – Local fire companies and EMS organizations awarded over $1.6 million, Berks Food Bank featured in latest TV program, information on local transportation projects, trout stocking schedules and more!
February 6, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
January 30, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Recap
January 26, 2015 – Sen. Argall Weekly Session Wrap
January 22, 2015 – Latest program features Berks high school students becoming ‘Senators’, new law streamlines cosmetology licensing process, my thoughts on “Lagergate” and more…
January 21, 2015 – Tamaqua awarded coveted revitalization/job creation designation
January 20, 2015 – Conservation grant opportunities, changes to Notary Public Law, local scholarships and job openings and more in latest e-newsletter…
January 9, 2015 – The 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show kicks off this weekend, plus local news you may have missed
January 8, 2015 – New legislative session begins – a unique opportunity for Berks and Schuylkill Counties, plus important updates on state programs