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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]

Jun

09

2017

June 09, 2017

State senators will hold a press conference to discuss their proposed legislation to reform the process of electing the lieutenant governor in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2017

June 08, 2017

Senator David G. Argall’s (R-Schuylkill/Berks) new monthly television report highlights the bipartisan efforts underway by the Statewide Blight Task Force and the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee.   [Read More]

May

31

2017

May 31, 2017

HARRISBURG (May 31, 2017) To assist returning service members in navigating the patchwork of programs and services available to them and their families, Sen. David Argall (R-29) was joined by area veterans in unveiling an innovative new online resource, called the “Network of Care,” today at the Pottsville Career Link.   [Read More]

May

30

2017

May 30, 2017

On Thursday, June 1, the Pennsylvania State Council of Farm Organizations (PSCFO), along with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, will be holding a community service seminar hosted by the Lewistown Grange.   [Read More]

May

22

2017

May 22, 2017

MAHANOY CITY – On Thursday, June 1, the Pennsylvania State Council of Farm Organizations (PSCFO), along with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, will be holding a community service seminar hosted by the Lewistown Grange.   [Read More]

May

18

2017

May 18, 2017

HARRISBURG – Senator John DiSanto (R-Dauphin/Perry) is bringing in the Senate Majority Policy and Urban Affairs and Housing committees for a roundtable discussion with city officials, local developers and industry experts to find solutions to combat blight and abandonment in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

May

18

2017

May 18, 2017

HARRISBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill) announced a total of five grants today that will support community improvement projects in Girardville, Saint Clair, Pottsville, Minersville and Shenandoah.   [Read More]

May

17

2017

May 17, 2017

Two senators from opposite sides of the state have seen firsthand the floors of empty office space currently owned by Pennsylvania state government agencies. Now, Senators David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) have found a way to rehabilitate state-owned space and eliminate the need for additional rental costs.   [Read More]

May

09

2017

May 09, 2017

HARRISBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) is proposing a new way to select lieutenant governors to mirror how vice presidents are selected at the federal level. Listen   [Read More]

May

08

2017

May 08, 2017

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) is expecting record attendance at his upcoming annual “Senator for a Day” student government seminar on Thursday, May 11 at Penn State University Schuylkill Campus.   [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

Senator David G. Argall’s (R-Schuylkill/Berks) new monthly television report highlights the tremendous work being accomplished at a local Berks County addiction treatment center to combat the heroin and opioid crisis.     [Read More]

Apr

24

2017

April 24, 2017

HARRISBURG – Members of the Statewide Blight Task Force gathered in the state Capitol Building today to discuss the group’s priorities for the upcoming session and reflect on the numerous recent anti-blight bills that have been signed into law to help revitalize Pennsylvania communities.     [Read More]

Apr

20

2017

April 20, 2017

The Statewide Blight Task Force will celebrate the significant progress that has been made in recent years to combat blight.   [Read More]

Apr

18

2017

April 18, 2017

The Senate of Pennsylvania approved a resolution sponsored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that requires an independent study of the future of the State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) to be completed by the end of the year.   [Read More]

Apr

18

2017

April 18, 2017

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

Mar

29

2017

March 29, 2017

HARRISBURG – The Senate Education Committee unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that calls for an independent review of the future of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). Listen   [Read More]

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 Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZ) that could benefit smaller communities across the state.     [Read More]