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Jul

02

2018

July 02, 2018

This month’s local TV program by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the recent announcement of the final funding for the almost $6 million Floodplain Restoration project in Pine Grove.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2018

June 27, 2018

Clean fill and regulated fill standards will be studied at an upcoming public hearing hosted by the Senate Majority Policy Committee on Monday, July 9, according to Chairman David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

The Senate of Pennsylvania overwhelmingly approved a spending plan for Fiscal Year 2018-19 today that keeps increases below the rate of inflation while investing in vital state programs.   [Read More]

Jun

14

2018

June 14, 2018

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle will hold a workshop on the state’s community revitalization tax credit programs with various stakeholders on Monday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2018

June 12, 2018

HARRISBURG – Dr. Ron Haskins, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, briefed several state senators about his research regarding the success of work requirements in lifting people out of poverty at a Senate briefing on Tuesday. The briefing was hosted by the Senate Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) as […]   [Read More]

Jun

12

2018

June 12, 2018

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) announced today that the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously passed bipartisan Senate Bill 891.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2018

June 05, 2018

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) convened the Senate Majority Policy Committee for the first of two briefings on welfare reform efforts on Tuesday morning in the state Capitol.   [Read More]

May

31

2018

May 31, 2018

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will host a two-part briefing next month on welfare reform efforts, both past and present, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

May

21

2018

May 21, 2018

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) has announced that Schuylkill County has been awarded a HOME Program grant in the amount of $471,622 from the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development.   [Read More]

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]