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Oct

31

2018

October 31, 2018

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) expressed his dismay over Governor Tom Wolf’s recent veto of bipartisan legislation that would have established basic work requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients.   [Read More]

Oct

24

2018

October 24, 2018

Governor Wolf has signed bipartisan legislation authored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that would provide a standardized process as to how public safety facilities, including state prisons and state police barracks, are closed in the future.   [Read More]

Oct

23

2018

October 23, 2018

Governor Wolf recently signed bipartisan legislation authored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that aims to better protect construction workers along highways.   [Read More]

Oct

16

2018

October 16, 2018

Bipartisan legislation that would provide a standardized process as to how public safety facilities, including state prisons and state police barracks, are closed in the future is now headed to the Governor’s desk.   [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018

The House of Representatives approved a bipartisan proposal today that would provide a standardized process as to how public safety facilities, including state prisons and state police barracks, are closed in the future.    [Read More]

Oct

09

2018

October 09, 2018

Senator Argall was recently named a Guardian of Small Business by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB.)   [Read More]

Oct

02

2018

October 02, 2018

A proposal championed by three Berks County senators to improve highway safety in active work zones is headed to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.   [Read More]

Sep

25

2018

September 25, 2018

The Senate unanimously approved a proposal sponsored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that would reduce government waste and fraud by preventing deceased individuals from receiving taxpayer-funded solicitations regarding public assistance programs   [Read More]

Sep

20

2018

September 20, 2018

With the ongoing opioid crisis across Pennsylvania, Senator David Argall (Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Mike Tobash (Schuylkill/Dauphin) held a town hall meeting about the epidemic yesterday in Pine Grove.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2018

September 20, 2018

The Senate and House Majority Policy Committees will host former United States Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) for a public briefing focusing on welfare reform at the state Capitol next week.   [Read More]

Sep

19

2018

September 19, 2018

Senator David Argall (Berks/Schuylkill) announced that the Borough of Sinking Spring was awarded a grant totaling $300,000 in order to upgrade the community’s sanitary sewer system.   [Read More]

Sep

18

2018

September 18, 2018

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Mike Tobash  (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) will host a community conversation about the impact of the heroin and opioid crisis in Schuylkill County on September 19 in Pine Grove.   [Read More]

Jul

30

2018

July 30, 2018

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) have introduced legislation that would require each state Executive and Independent Agency to produce an annual report to the Department of General Services.   [Read More]

Jul

23

2018

July 23, 2018

The Senate Majority Policy Committee hosted a roundtable discussion today at Yuengling Brewery in Pottsville to learn more about the economic development and community revitalization impact of Pennsylvania’s breweries.   [Read More]

Jul

02

2018

July 02, 2018

This month’s local TV program by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the recent announcement of the final funding for the almost $6 million Floodplain Restoration project in Pine Grove.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2018

June 27, 2018

Clean fill and regulated fill standards will be studied at an upcoming public hearing hosted by the Senate Majority Policy Committee on Monday, July 9, according to Chairman David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

The Senate of Pennsylvania overwhelmingly approved a spending plan for Fiscal Year 2018-19 today that keeps increases below the rate of inflation while investing in vital state programs.   [Read More]

Jun

14

2018

June 14, 2018

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle will hold a workshop on the state’s community revitalization tax credit programs with various stakeholders on Monday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2018

June 12, 2018

HARRISBURG – Dr. Ron Haskins, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, briefed several state senators about his research regarding the success of work requirements in lifting people out of poverty at a Senate briefing on Tuesday. The briefing was hosted by the Senate Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) as […]   [Read More]

Jun

12

2018

June 12, 2018

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) announced today that the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously passed bipartisan Senate Bill 891.   [Read More]