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Apr

22

2019

April 22, 2019

Senator John T. Yudichak (D-14) and Senator David G. Argall (R-29) will announce new legislation to help support the threatened coal refuse industry in Pennsylvania on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Panther Creek Energy Facility, Nesquehoning, PA.     [Read More]

Apr

18

2019

April 18, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on recent budget hearing testimony between the administration and the Senate Appropriations Committee.    [Read More]

Apr

10

2019

April 10, 2019

State Representatives Robert Freeman and Lee James and state Senators David G. Argall and Judy Schwank today introduced legislation that would make improvements to the state historic preservation incentive tax credit program.   [Read More]

Apr

09

2019

April 09, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Committee recently approved bipartisan legislation with a vote of 21 to 1 to reform the way the lieutenant governor is elected in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Apr

08

2019

April 08, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-29) will receive the 2019 Political Leader Award from the Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area on April 11 at a special ceremony in Philadelphia.   [Read More]

Apr

03

2019

April 03, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will take a closer look at the future demographics of higher education during a public hearing on Wednesday April 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Room 8 – EB of the East Wing, Capitol Complex in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Mar

26

2019

March 26, 2019

The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved a $1 million grant for the Borough of Sinking Spring, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster).   [Read More]

Mar

18

2019

March 18, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the ongoing revitalization in Shenandoah and Hamburg.   [Read More]

Feb

15

2019

February 15, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the economic development taking place in Tamaqua through the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone program, also known as CRIZ.   [Read More]

Feb

11

2019

February 11, 2019

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and David G. Argall (R-29) will introduce a bill in the near future that will create commonsense work requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) released the following statement today in response to Governor Wolf’s 2019-20 budget address: Listen   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved legislation today which would amend the state’s constitution to permit candidates for governor to choose their lieutenant governor candidate after the primary election – a process that mirrors how presidential candidates currently select their vice presidential running mates.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2019

February 04, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill) announced a grant today from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) that will finance repairs to 13 sections of deteriorated highway in Kline Township.   [Read More]

Jan

31

2019

January 31, 2019

tate Senators John Yudichak (D – Luzerne/Carbon) and David Argall (R – Berks/Schuylkill) announced today that a loan in the amount of $1.5 million for the Hazleton City Authority has been approved by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) Board   [Read More]

Jan

28

2019

January 28, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) to serve on five standing committees in the Senate of Pennsylvania for the 2019-2020 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

28

2019

January 28, 2019

A law authored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) to protect consumers against illegal household goods movers received national attention today in a special report on CBS This Morning.   [Read More]

Jan

24

2019

January 24, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) will join the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce for a breakfast seminar to discuss CRIZ and ongoing efforts to promote more overnight accommodations in the Tamaqua Area.    [Read More]

Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

Senator David Argall (R-29) and Senator Kim Ward (R-39) have been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) to leadership positions within the Senate Republican Caucus.   [Read More]

Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

An Op-Ed by Senator Argall: Citizens throughout the country watched in horror earlier this year as a gunman claimed the lives of 17 students in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.   [Read More]

Jan

07

2019

January 07, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) will continue to serve as Chairman of the Senate Majority Policy Committee for the 2019-20 legislative session. Senator Argall was re-appointed to the position by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati.   [Read More]