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Nov

15

2017

November 15, 2017

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill/Berks/Carbon) announced a grant today that will support a bridge rehabilitation project in Shoemakersville Borough.   [Read More]

Nov

15

2017

November 15, 2017

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representatives Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill) and Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) announced a total of four grants today that will support community improvement projects in Delano Township, Frackville Borough, Pine Grove Township and North Manheim Township.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2017

November 14, 2017

The Senate State Government Committee, chaired by Senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York), held a public hearing at the State Capitol today to discuss bipartisan legislation to reform the way the lieutenant governor is elected in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Nov

09

2017

November 09, 2017

On Tuesday, November 14, a public hearing will be held on Senate Bill 761, legislation which would amend the state’s constitution to allow gubernatorial candidates to select their running mate after the primary election.   [Read More]

Nov

01

2017

November 01, 2017

School property tax elimination is by far the #1 issue that I hear about most from residents not only in Berks and Schuylkill Counties, but across Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

The House Transportation Committee amended and unanimously approved a joint legislative proposal introduced by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) yesterday which seeks to protect construction workers and improve driver safety in active work zones.   [Read More]

Oct

03

2017

October 03, 2017

Due to ongoing budget negotiations in Harrisburg between the House, Senate and Governor, we must cancel the Berks Senator for a Day event for tomorrow, October 5th.   [Read More]

Sep

21

2017

September 21, 2017

Senator David G. Argall’s (R-Schuylkill/Berks) latest monthly television report, The Argall Report, highlights the Senate Majority Policy Committee’s ongoing efforts to combat blight and encourage revitalization throughout Pennsylvania’s communities with a series of hearings and roundtable discussions held in Lancaster, Fayette and Franklin Counties.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2017

September 14, 2017

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) is encouraging Pennsylvania middle and high school students to help find solutions to the growing heroin and opioid epidemic that is plaguing our communities across the state by producing a video aimed at raising greater awareness about the crisis.   [Read More]

Aug

28

2017

August 28, 2017

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) is asking residents to nominate their friends and neighbors who have made a positive impact in their communities.   [Read More]

Aug

16

2017

August 16, 2017

As part of ARIPPA’s Annual Technical Symposium and Trade Show, Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) spoke to the group during their luncheon meeting about the past, present, and future of the anthracite coal industry and energy markets in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Aug

08

2017

August 08, 2017

Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) is hosting a key Senate committee next week to conduct a roundtable discussion with community leaders and local elected officials to outline steps to combat blight and abandonment.   [Read More]

Jul

31

2017

July 31, 2017

The August 2017 edition of Senator David G. Argall’s (R-Schuylkill/Berks) monthly television show features local high school students who participated in his recent student government seminar at Penn State’s Schuylkill Campus.   [Read More]

Jul

10

2017

July 10, 2017

Today, the Senate approved a joint legislative proposal introduced by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) which aims to curtail the number of accidents and fatalities that have occurred on our highways due to reckless driving and speeding.   [Read More]

Jul

06

2017

July 06, 2017

For some Pennsylvania communities, large and small, blighted buildings remain a serious threat to the future of their neighborhoods.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved a proposal written jointly by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) that would protect construction workers and improve driver safety in active work zones.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) released the following statement regarding the passage of the Commonwealth’s 2017-18 state budget:   [Read More]

Jun

29

2017

June 29, 2017

The Senate approved a proposal written by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that would protect consumers utilizing household goods movers.   [Read More]

Jun

19

2017

June 19, 2017

A bipartisan group of 20 lawmakers have joined together to introduce a plan drafted by over 80 grassroots taxpayer groups from across the state to eliminate school property taxes for the state’s 500 public school districts, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Jun

13

2017

June 13, 2017

Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) held a press conference today discussing his proposed legislation which seeks to reform the process of electing the lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]