READING – This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the Senator’s annual “Senator for a Day” program for Berks County students.
“Sometimes the best education takes place outside of the classroom,” Senator Argall said. “I look forward to hosting this event each year because it allows interested students to discuss current issues with me and to debate their opinions face to face with their peers.”
Students from Blue Mountain Academy, Hamburg Area High School, Kempton New Church School, Tulpehocken High School and Wilson High School gathered at Penn State Berks for the annual program. Students debated a variety of issues including school property tax elimination, drug testing for welfare benefits, and the potential elimination of high school sports. A similar event is hosted by Senator Argall at Penn State Schuylkill for Schuylkill County students.
“These young people represent our country’s future,” Senator Argall continued. “I’ve seen first-hand the talent that these students possess and the knowledge that they hold on current issues. I’ve also seen how they are willing to talk to one another in order to solve problems that would benefit all Pennsylvanians. I think that our best days are still to come if these students continue to exhibit the same leadership qualities that they displayed at this event.”
This edition of the Argall report will air on:
- Blue Ridge Communications (Channel 13) every Monday at 10 a.m. and every Wednesday at 10:30 p.m.
- Berks Community Television (Comcast – Channel 15 and Service Electric – Channel 19) on Thursday at 8 p.m. and Friday at 6 p.m.
- Comcast On-Demand on Channel 1 – Get Local – Government – State Senate.
- Reading (Channel 21) and Hamburg (Channel 19) every Monday at 3 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and every Tuesday at 9 a.m.
- The program is available on Shen-Heights TV, Hazleton’s WLYN TV 35 and MetroCast Communications Channel 10. Please check local listings for air times.
Senator Argall’s report is also available online at www.SenatorArgall.com.
Contact: Joshua J. Paul