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Jul

16

2019

July 16, 2019

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency announced today that three Schuylkill County community grants will fight blight and create more housing options in Frackville, Minersville, and Tamaqua.   [Read More]

Jul

15

2019

July 15, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the local Eagle Scouts from Berks and Schuylkill Counties.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R – Schuylkill/Berks) and Senator John Yudichak (D – Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the Pennsylvania state budget includes a major expansion of the Coal Refuse Energy and Reclamation Tax Credit which will protect over 3,000 energy jobs and continue the successful environmental reclamation work in counties impacted by centuries of coal mining.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

The Senate of Pennsylvania overwhelmingly approved a spending plan for Fiscal Year 2019-20 today that controls spending increases while investing in vital state programs and not raising taxes.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

he State Senate and the House of Representatives have approved House Bill 65, which includes a proposal to rename a bridge on State Route 4011, Gap Road, in memory of A. Donald Buffington according to Senator David G Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

Cosmetology students would no longer have to risk having their license applications denied due to minor offenses in their past due to a bill approved by the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee today, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Jun

14

2019

June 14, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the Senator’s annual “Senator for a Day” program at Penn State Schuylkill which recently attracted hundreds of students from area schools.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

The Senate unanimously approved a proposal sponsored by Senator David G. Argall (R-29) to rename a bridge on State Route 4011, Gap Road, and crosses Pine Creek in memory of A. Donald Buffington. This commemorates Mr. Buffington’s faithful service to his community.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee and the Senate Democratic Policy Committee will discuss possible school district consolidation during a public workshop discussion. This workshop will take place on Monday, June 17, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 461 of the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg.        [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

The Senate approved bipartisan legislation, SB712, today which would extend the authority of the State Treasurer to invest funds in the State Treasury in accordance with the prudent person investment standard.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2019

June 05, 2019

Senator David G. Argall offered remarks of encouragement and congratulations to the Class of 2018 Gathering of the Eagle Scouts recently.   [Read More]

May

28

2019

May 28, 2019

Senator David G. Argall  will partner with six local groups – Tamaqua Community Partnership, Our Town Foundation, Downtown Shenandoah, Pottsville Continued Progress, Sinking Spring Boss2020 and the Schuylkill Haven Strategic Planning Initiative to host a Community Revitalization Workshop.   [Read More]

May

28

2019

May 28, 2019

Senator David G. Argall  will host a training program on Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation Prevention with the PA Department of Banking and Securities on May 29th at 8 a.m. at the Schuylkill Haven Senior Community Center.   [Read More]

May

17

2019

May 17, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the growth of the Silberline Manufacturing Co. in Rush Township.     [Read More]

May

15

2019

May 15, 2019

Senator David G. Argall and Representative Jerry Knowles will honor the heroic efforts of a local 13-year-old girl who rescued her little sister from a house fire on April 29.   [Read More]

May

08

2019

May 08, 2019

Today, the Senate Finance Committee approved two bills sponsored by Senator David G. Argall (R-29) to improve a tax credit program for older buildings and support the state’s threatened coal refuse jobs.   [Read More]

May

07

2019

May 07, 2019

Senator David G. Argall will host a Senator for a Day student government seminar.   [Read More]

May

01

2019

May 01, 2019

School safety grants were awarded today to nine school districts in Schuylkill and Berks Counties, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Apr

29

2019

April 29, 2019

Today, with a vote of 46 to 2, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation to amend the state constitution to change how the lieutenant governor is selected in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2019

April 26, 2019

At a press conference today at the Panther Creek Energy facility in Carbon County, Senator David Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Carbon/Luzerne) unveiled a bipartisan legislative proposal to help aid the state’s threatened coal refuse industry.   [Read More]