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Dec

02

2022

December 02, 2022

Two projects in the 29th Senatorial District were awarded state grants to support planning for future recreational areas and economic development, according to State Senator David G. Argall (R-29). Carbon County will receive $50,000 to update its plans for future trails, greenways, and open spaces. The city of Hazleton will receive $35,000 to create a comprehensive plan with Greater Hazleton municipalities West Hazleton and Hazle Township to address quality of life and economic development improvements.   [Read More]

Dec

01

2022

December 01, 2022

State Senator David G. Argall (R-29) will soon open two new district offices in Carbon and Luzerne Counties and recently hired two staff members of former state Senator John Yudichak, Brad Hurley and Bill Richards, to lead his constituent relations efforts in the newly redrawn 29th district.   [Read More]

Dec

01

2022

December 01, 2022

The December edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator Dave Argall (R-29) features a recent public hearing of the Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee which discussed Pennsylvania’s coal refuse electricity power plants.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2022

November 18, 2022

A project by Pottsville Centre, LLC to transform the upper six floors of the Schuylkill Trust Company building in downtown Pottsville on Center and Market Streets into sixty market-rate apartment units has been awarded a $3 million state grant, according to State Senator David G. Argall (R-29) and State Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-123). The grant will be matched with a private investment from the owner of the building.   [Read More]

Nov

17

2022

November 17, 2022

Senator Dave Argall (R-29) will close his offices in the Hamburg Municipal Center and the Spring Township Municipal Building on November 18, 2022.   [Read More]

Nov

03

2022

November 03, 2022

A dedicated community effort to build an innovation center and community hub at the site of a formerly blighted building in downtown Shenandoah was awarded a $30,000 state grant today, according to Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-123) and Senator David G. Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Nov

01

2022

November 01, 2022

The November edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator Dave Argall (R-29) features a recent event sponsored by the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce and the Schuylkill County Historical Society which hosted 11 former and current members of the state legislature from Schuylkill County.   [Read More]

Oct

26

2022

October 26, 2022

A provision in Senate Bill 1083 to protect small employers from unfair tax increases was approved the General Assembly and sent to the governor for his signature, according to State Senator David G. Argall (R-29) and State Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-123).   [Read More]

Oct

24

2022

October 24, 2022

A bill that would ensure funding for the demolition of blighted properties was approved by the State House of Representative by a strongly bipartisan vote of 163-37, according to State Senator Dave Argall (R-29), who introduced the bill. It now heads to the governor’s desk for final approval.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2022

October 21, 2022

Oct

19

2022

October 19, 2022

A transfer of land to the Bear Creek Township Volunteer Fire Hose Company was approved by the State Senate today by a bipartisan vote of 46-3, according to State Senator David G. Argall (R-29) and State Senator John Yudichak (I-14).   [Read More]

Oct

18

2022

October 18, 2022

The Senate State Government Committee held a public hearing reviewing Senate Bill 996, sponsored by Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33), which would codify the rights of parents over the upbringing of their children, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29). The committee also held a voting meeting and advanced four bills, including a bill to ensure the safe transport of ballots.   [Read More]

Oct

13

2022

October 13, 2022

A new effort to demolish blighted buildings on the 100 block of North Brower Street in Shenandoah and build housing for seniors will be awarded $500,000 from the Department of Community and Economic Development, according to Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-123) and Senator David G. Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Oct

12

2022

October 12, 2022

 

Senate State Government Committee | Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. | Hearing Room 1, North Office Building |   [Read More]

Oct

11

2022

October 11, 2022

A project to reclaim one hundred acres of abandoned mine land near Schuylkill Haven to reduce water pollution in the Schuylkill River was awarded $292,450 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-123), and Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-125).   [Read More]

Oct

06

2022

October 06, 2022

A new state grant of $26,403 was awarded to Explore Schuylkill to assist with their efforts to expand the promotion of their Craft Beverage Trail, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-123), and Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-125).   [Read More]

Oct

03

2022

October 03, 2022

The October edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator Dave Argall (R-29) features a recent House Majority Policy Committee meeting requested by Representative Tim Twardzik (R-123) focusing on the barriers to starting and growing a business in today’s economy.   [Read More]

Sep

21

2022

September 21, 2022

A bill to ban companies with connections to the Russian government from receiving taxpayer dollars was approved by a bipartisan vote of 47-2 by the Senate today, according to the bill’s prime sponsor Senator David G. Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Sep

20

2022

September 20, 2022

Two bills to update Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law, the key statute governing transparency in state government, were passed by the Senate State Government Committee today, according to committee chairman Senator David G. Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Sep

16

2022

September 16, 2022

 

Senate State Government Committee | 10:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A   [Read More]