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Mar

21

2017

March 21, 2017

HARRISBURG – An experienced health care management firm told members of the Senate Majority Policy Committee today that the state could see an 8 to 15 percent reduction in all medical costs through the use of new technology and evidence-based medicine.   [Read More]

Mar

09

2017

March 09, 2017

HARRISBURG – During Thursday’s Senate Appropriations Committee state budget hearing with the Office of the Budget, Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) asked Secretary Randy Albright to explain a $300 million investment for the Port of Philadelphia, at the same time as the governor is refusing to approve new City Revitalization and Improvement Zones (CRIZ) or...   [Read More]

Mar

08

2017

March 08, 2017

HARRISBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill) are highlighting recent efforts that led to keeping SCI Frackville open earlier this year.     [Read More]

Mar

06

2017

March 06, 2017

HARRISBURG – A small fraction of the state budget that could help struggling communities was the theme at a hearing in Harrisburg regarding the state budget on Monday.   Listen   [Read More]

Feb

28

2017

February 28, 2017

HARRISBURG – A report requested by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) shows the state could save considerable tax dollars on its overtime spending within the Department of Corrections. Listen   [Read More]

Feb

23

2017

February 23, 2017

HARRISBURG – Three senators are advocating for additional investigators within the Office of Inspector General with a sole purpose: find welfare waste, fraud, abuse and misuse. Listen   [Read More]

Feb

14

2017

February 14, 2017

HARRISBURG – Senator David G. Argall’s (R-Schuylkill/Berks) most recent monthly television show highlights local and statewide efforts to help prevent future tragedies stemming from Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid epidemic.     [Read More]

Feb

07

2017

February 07, 2017

HARRISBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) released the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s 2017-18 state budget address:   [Read More]

Jan

30

2017

January 30, 2017

HAMBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) testified at Monday’s public hearing hosted by the Department of Human Services regarding the proposed closure of Hamburg State Center.   [Read More]

Jan

26

2017

January 26, 2017

FRACKVILLE – Schuylkill County area lawmakers Representatives Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill), Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill), Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) and Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) thanked Gov. Tom Wolf and Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel for their decision to keep SCI Frackville open and for listening to their case to keep the facility running.   [Read More]

Jan

24

2017

January 24, 2017

HARRISBURG – Five thousand six hundred and seventy individuals signed petitions to keep the state prison in Frackville open, according to local legislators who spearheaded the effort.   [Read More]

Jan

23

2017

January 23, 2017

HARRISBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) discussed some of his highest legislative priorities for the 2017-18 Legislative Session during the latest edition of his monthly television show.     [Read More]