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May

09

2018

May 09, 2018

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) is expecting over 120 high school students at his upcoming annual “Senator for a Day” student government seminar on Thursday, May 10, at Penn State University Schuylkill Campus.   [Read More]

Apr

30

2018

April 30, 2018

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) outlined reasons why he sponsored a Senate resolution requiring an independent study of the sustainability and viability of the state’s 14 universities, which are part of the State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). Listen   [Read More]

Apr

25

2018

April 25, 2018

The Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC), chaired by Senator Bob Mensch, voted today to release a comprehensive report on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill).   [Read More]

Apr

24

2018

April 24, 2018

Today, the Senate Aging & Youth Committee unanimously approved a bill introduced by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) to strengthen fraud detection among state agencies.   [Read More]

Apr

20

2018

April 20, 2018

Today, Governor Wolf announced that Tamaqua Borough, Tremont Borough and Foster, Reilly, and Frailey Townships in Schuylkill County are nominees for the federal Opportunity Zones program.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2018

April 13, 2018

The Miners Loft project slated for Minersville will receive support from the state, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Neal P. Goodman (D- Schuylkill).   [Read More]

Apr

04

2018

April 04, 2018

Senator David G. Argall’s (R-Schuylkill/Berks) latest monthly television report, The Argall Report, recaps the recent Senate Appropriations Committee state budget hearings.   [Read More]

Apr

03

2018

April 03, 2018

This past Thursday, Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Representative Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) recognized two students at Tri-Valley High School for their recent accomplishments in wrestling and music.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2018

March 27, 2018

Today, the Senate approved bipartisan legislation by a vote of 47-1 to reform future state prison closures in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2018

March 20, 2018

Today, the Senate approved bipartisan legislation with a vote of 50-0 to reform the way the lieutenant governor is elected in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2018

March 19, 2018

Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved bipartisan legislation reforming possible state prison closures in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2018

March 19, 2018

Today, the Senate Appropriation Committee unanimously passed bipartisan legislation to reform the way the lieutenant governor is elected in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Mar

07

2018

March 07, 2018

Citing bonuses awarded to political staffers who organized a political convention that was subsidized in part by state tax dollars, Senators Scott Wagner (R-York) and David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) unveiled legislation they say will provide more accountability for state grants.   [Read More]

Mar

06

2018

March 06, 2018

During today’s Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Secretary Rivera stated that school property tax elimination is not a main priority for the department according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).     [Read More]

Jan

29

2018

January 29, 2018

Today, the Senate State Government Committee unanimously approved bipartisan legislation reforming possible state prison closures in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jan

25

2018

January 25, 2018

This afternoon, Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), Representative Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill) and Borough and County Officials attended the demolition of thirteen homes that were destroyed by an arson fire in Shenandoah back in 2016.     [Read More]

Jan

23

2018

January 23, 2018

Today, the Senate unanimously approved a bipartisan bill introduced by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) to hold negligent property owners, not the taxpayer, accountable for properties that are in the delinquent tax sale process.   [Read More]

Dec

29

2017

December 29, 2017

Senator David G. Argall’s (R-Schuylkill/Berks) latest monthly television report, The Argall Report, highlights a special "behind the scenes" tour of the Pennsylvania State Capitol.   [Read More]

Dec

13

2017

December 13, 2017

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) announced two Department of Environmental Protection Growing Greener grants today that will support flood control in the Swatara Creek Watershed in Tremont Township and Pine Grove Borough.   [Read More]

Dec

12

2017

December 12, 2017

The Senate State Government Committee approved legislation today which would amend the state’s constitution to permit gubernatorial candidates to choose their running mate after the primary election – a process that mirrors how presidential candidates currently select their vice presidential running mates.   [Read More]