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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]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

After Schuylkill County voters approved two constitutional amendments limiting the Governor’s emergency powers by a margin of close to 9,000 votes, the Senate and House of Representatives voted today to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s emergency declaration, according to Senator David G. Argall, Rep. Jerry Knowles, Rep. Tim Twardzik, and Rep. Joe Kerwin, all of whom supported the measure.    [Read More]

Jun

01

2021

June 01, 2021

POTTSVILLE – The June edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the several revitalization projects taking place throughout the City of Pottsville.  “Whether I’m eating lunch at Tamaqua’s Train Station Restaurant, attending the Kielbasi Festival in Shenandoah, the Hamburger Festival in Hamburg, or enjoying some wings at […]   [Read More]

May

27

2021

May 27, 2021

Schuylkill County organizations received over $980,000 in grants to fight blight, according to Senator David G. Argall, Representative Tim Twardzik, Representative Joe Kerwin, and Representative Jerry Knowles.   [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

The Senate State Government Committee held its first hearing of the 2021-22 legislative session on congressional redistricting, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chairs the committee.   [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

 

Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator Dave Argall (R-29) have issued the following statement regarding the Inspector General report released today, on the Department of State’s Failure to meet its constitutional mandate concerning House Bill No. 963 of 2019.   [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-29) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-124) will be joined by several community partners for a tour of the ongoing Bank on Broad renovation project in Tamaqua.   [Read More]

May

07

2021

May 07, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin), and Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) gathered in downtown Pottsville today to celebrate the “grand re-opening” of their new joint office.   [Read More]

May

03

2021

May 03, 2021

The May edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on three ballot questions that eligible voters in Pennsylvania will be able to vote on during the May 18th Primary Election.   [Read More]

May

03

2021

May 03, 2021

Senator David G. Argall issued the following statement in response to the allegations leveled against Schuylkill County Commissioner George Halcovage:   [Read More]

Apr

28

2021

April 28, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin), and Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) will announce the grand re-opening of their new, joint office in downtown Pottsville on Friday, April 30th at 1:00 PM.   [Read More]

Apr

27

2021

April 27, 2021

By a bipartisan vote of 43-4, the Senate passed legislation to amend the state constitution to change how the lieutenant governor is selected in Pennsylvania, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), the prime sponsor of the bill.    [Read More]

Apr

23

2021

April 23, 2021

A project to close the existing gaps in the Schuylkill River Trail from Reading to Hamburg received a $55,000 grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill), and Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks).    [Read More]

Apr

16

2021

April 16, 2021

Downtown Shenandoah, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to revitalizing downtown Shenandoah, was awarded $50,000 from the Department of Community and Economic Development, according to Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) and Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).    [Read More]

Apr

15

2021

April 15, 2021

The Our Town Foundation, an organization dedicated to revitalizing downtown Hamburg, was awarded $50,000 from the Department of Community and Economic Development, according to Senator David G. Argall and Rep. Jerry Knowles.   [Read More]

Apr

09

2021

April 09, 2021

The Schuylkill County Council for the Arts (SCCA) was awarded a $150,000 grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to support their ongoing effort to renovate the historic Yuengling Mansion, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Apr

05

2021

April 05, 2021

Senator David G. Argall, board members and staff from the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts and Roy Heim from Heim Constriction will gather to announce a $150,000 grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to renovate the historic Yuengling Mansion.   [Read More]

Apr

01

2021

April 01, 2021

The April edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the Senator’s bipartisan legislation which changes the process of how Pennsylvania selects its Lieutenant Governor.   [Read More]

Apr

01

2021

April 01, 2021

HAMBURG – Now that Hamburg Borough is reopening its Borough hall, the office located there shared by Senator Dave Argall and Representative Jerry Knowles is set to reopen on Wednesday, April 7th.  This office will be open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9 am – 1 pm for walk-ins or by appointment to assist with […]   [Read More]

Mar

24

2021

March 24, 2021

The Senate State Government Committee has passed a bill that would establish new, nonpartisan qualifications for the Legislative Reapportionment Chair with unanimous, bipartisan support, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), the chair of the committee.   [Read More]