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Mar

31

2020

March 31, 2020

Senator David G. Argall, echoing the sentiments of many local employers and employees, is calling for increased transparency from the Governor’s office as local workers struggle to understand his orders for non-essential employers to close.   [Read More]

Mar

31

2020

March 31, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate’s leadership team, including Policy Chairman Dave Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) has asked the Governor to immediately reclassify residential construction employers as an essential business.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2020

March 27, 2020

Senator David G. Argall and Congressman Dan Meuser facilitated a significant donation of personal protective equipment to the St. Luke’s Miners Campus to assist healthcare workers as they treat patients exposed to COVID-19.  The Rich Family of Companies and Olympus Power came together to donate a total of 370 masks, 181 protective suits, and 3,310 pair of gloves to the hospital.   [Read More]

Mar

22

2020

March 22, 2020

The deadline to file Pennsylvania personal income tax returns with the Department of Revenue for 2019 has been extended by 90 days to July 15, according to Senator David G. Argall.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2020

March 20, 2020

Senator David G. Argall is working to reduce the impact of Governor Wolf’s order on Thursday for all non-life-sustaining businesses to close.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2020

March 20, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program’s deadline has been extended to the end of the year from its original date of June 30, according to Senator David G. Argall.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2020

March 19, 2020

As Pennsylvania lawmakers work to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Senator David G. Argall is reminding community residents that they have the option to vote by mail in the upcoming primary election scheduled on April 28.   [Read More]

Mar

18

2020

March 18, 2020

Today the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) took the first step in providing relief to Pennsylvania small businesses impacted by COVID-19 by authorizing the transfer of $40 million to the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), announced Senator David G. Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Mar

17

2020

March 17, 2020

Resources and information are available to businesses and employees who have been affected by Governor Wolf’s order yesterday for nonessential businesses to close due to coronavirus concerns, according to Senator David G. Argall.   [Read More]

Mar

16

2020

March 16, 2020

Due to ongoing precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the four caucus Policy Committee hearing to discuss a modern growth agenda in Pennsylvania has been cancelled.   [Read More]

Mar

15

2020

March 15, 2020

In accordance with Department of Health recommendations to combat the coronavirus outbreak, Senator David G. Argall will be closing his district offices in Pottsville and Hamburg as well as his Harrisburg office.    [Read More]

Mar

06

2020

March 06, 2020

The Department of Labor and Industry announced over $4.7 million in grants to support the State/Local Internship Program, including $384,000 to the Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Development Board, according to State Senator David G. Argall.   [Read More]

Mar

03

2020

March 03, 2020

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the ongoing battle against blight and new strategies put forth to address this issue.   [Read More]

Feb

27

2020

February 27, 2020

Senator David G. Argall strongly condemned the Governor’s proposed cuts to the School Safety and Security Grant Program during a Senate Appropriations hearing on the Department of Education’s 2020-21 budget.   [Read More]

Feb

27

2020

February 27, 2020

The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently announced over $53 million in school safety grants, including grants to public schools in Berks County, according to Senator David G. Argall.   [Read More]

Feb

27

2020

February 27, 2020

The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently announced over $53 million in school safety grants, including grants to public schools in Schuylkill County, according to Senator David G. Argall.   [Read More]

Feb

20

2020

February 20, 2020

At today’s budget hearing for the Department of State, Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) expressed his concerns if Pennsylvania will be prepared for the 2020 elections.    [Read More]

Feb

10

2020

February 10, 2020

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop with various stakeholders to discuss school property tax elimination. The public is invited to attend.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2020

February 05, 2020

The Senate today approved legislation creating First-Time Homebuyers Savings Accounts in Pennsylvania, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), who supported the measure.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2020

February 04, 2020

The new state budget proposal unveiled by Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday contains a major flaw, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).    [Read More]