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Sep

23

2021

September 23, 2021

Local elections officials and members of advocacy groups testified before the Senate State Government Committee today regarding Senate Bill 878, a bipartisan election reform bill sponsored by the two chairmen of the committee, Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia).    [Read More]

Sep

21

2021

September 21, 2021

Four updates to Pennsylvania’s election code were passed by strongly bipartisan votes in the Senate State Government Committee today, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chairs the committee.    [Read More]

Sep

07

2021

September 07, 2021

Congressman Dan Meuser, Senator Dave Argall, and Representative Joe Kerwin will host a roundtable discussion and tour on September 8 to share opportunities in cultivating growth for businesses and residents in Pine Grove.   [Read More]

Sep

01

2021

September 01, 2021

The September edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on a recent Senate hearing which discussed federal prohibition of whole milk in schools.   [Read More]

Aug

26

2021

August 26, 2021

Volunteers and officials from Hamburg, including Senator David G. Argall and Rep. Jerry Knowles, gathered today to announce the awarding of a $200,000 state grant to develop a large grass lot located within the Hamburg Borough’s designated Main Street Corridor into a recreational area for community events.    [Read More]

Aug

25

2021

August 25, 2021

The Senate State Government Committee, chaired by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), held the first in a series of hearings Tuesday reviewing many of the recent, controversial actions undertaken by the Department of State.   [Read More]

Aug

23

2021

August 23, 2021

Senator Argall, Rep. Jerry Knowles, the Our Town Foundation, Hamburg Borough officials, and others will gather to announce a $200,000 grant award from the Department of Community and Economic Development to develop a large lot located within the Hamburg Borough’s designated Main Street Corridor into a recreational area for community events.   [Read More]

Aug

10

2021

August 10, 2021

 

Legislators from Berks and Schuylkill County, agency representatives, and members of the public gathered in the Schuylkill Haven Recreational Center Tuesday morning to review the progress of longstanding efforts to clean up the Schuylkill River and its nearby creeks and streams.     [Read More]

Aug

09

2021

August 09, 2021

 

PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE – Ongoing Restoration of the Schuylkill River  | August 10, 2021 | 10:00 A.M. | Schuylkill Haven Recreation Center |     [Read More]

Aug

03

2021

August 03, 2021

Senator David G. Argall, Representative Tim Twardzik, Representative Jerry Knowles, and Representative Joe Kerwin will host a public roundtable discussion on August 10 to discuss actions needed for the ongoing restoration of the Schuylkill River.   [Read More]

Aug

02

2021

August 02, 2021

The August edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the ongoing bipartisan revitalization of the city of Pottsville.    [Read More]

Jul

13

2021

July 13, 2021

As the Chair of the Senate State Government Committee, which has jurisdiction over Pennsylvania’s elections, Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s remarks in Philadelphia regarding election reform:   [Read More]

Jul

08

2021

July 08, 2021

Sinking Spring and Spring Township each received grants totaling almost $800,000 to support upgrades to traffic signals and other hardware to ease traffic congestion in the area, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).  These upgrades are the latest step in the ongoing local effort to revitalize the area, which has included efforts to support local businesses and revamp infrastructure.   [Read More]

Jul

06

2021

July 06, 2021

The July edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the ongoing revitalization of Tamaqua.    [Read More]

Jul

02

2021

July 02, 2021

HARRISBURG – The 2021-22 bipartisan budget passed by the Senate and the House and signed into law by the Governor includes an increase of $19,495,949 compared to last year for the 21 Berks and Schuylkill County school districts in the 29th Senate district, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29). The budget contains the largest […]   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate today passed House Bill 1300, a comprehensive voter rights bill that makes significant updates to Pennsylvania’s election system, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), who served as the floor leader for the bill.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

On Tuesday, the Senate State Government Committee advanced a bill, Senate Bill 222, to reform the process of redrawing Pennsylvania’s congressional districts by a bipartisan vote of 8-3, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

The Senate passed a bill by a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 50-0 to increase the transparency of Pennsylvania’s vaccine rollout by requiring the Department of Health to make public the amount of vaccine doses that have been wasted, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill).   [Read More]

Jun

21

2021

June 21, 2021

The Senate approved Senate Bill 439 to fund the demolition of blighted and abandoned properties, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), the sponsor of the bill.   [Read More]

Jun

14

2021

June 14, 2021

 

The bipartisan Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform released a report today detailing its findings and recommendations to strengthen Pennsylvania’s election system.   [Read More]