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Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

Senator David Argall (R-29) and Senator Kim Ward (R-39) have been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) to leadership positions within the Senate Republican Caucus.   [Read More]

Jan

08

2019

January 08, 2019

An Op-Ed by Senator Argall: Citizens throughout the country watched in horror earlier this year as a gunman claimed the lives of 17 students in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.   [Read More]

Jan

07

2019

January 07, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) will continue to serve as Chairman of the Senate Majority Policy Committee for the 2019-20 legislative session. Senator Argall was re-appointed to the position by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati.   [Read More]

Jan

01

2019

January 01, 2019

his month’s local TV program by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on testimony provided by the senator to the House State Government Committee regarding Senate Bill 748 also known as the Public Safety Facilities Act.   [Read More]

Dec

21

2018

December 21, 2018

The Senate Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), released its Report on School Safety. The report is based on ten public roundtable discussions held across the state, with input from a large number of safety professionals as well as students and local officials.   [Read More]

Dec

12

2018

December 12, 2018

Local municipalities, colleges and community groups are encouraged to apply for grants to boost safety and reduce the risk of violence, according to Senator Argall.   [Read More]

Nov

30

2018

November 30, 2018

This month’s local TV program by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on a recent roundtable discussion between the Senate Majority Policy Committee and local elected leaders and business professionals to discuss the positive economic impact that breweries can have on their communities.   [Read More]

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

The committee held 10 separate roundtable discussions at the request of members of our caucus over the summer and fall.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2018

November 14, 2018

State Reps. Neal P. Goodman (D-Schuylkill), Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin), and Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill/Berks/Carbon), as well as state Sen. David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), today announced Auburn, Mahanoy City, Saint Clair, and Shenandoah boroughs will receive grants for community improvement projects.   [Read More]

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]