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Jul

15

2020

July 15, 2020

Senator David G. Argall (Berks/Schuylkill) released the following statement regarding the Governor’s announcement that restaurants will be required to operate at 25% capacity Listen   [Read More]

Jul

14

2020

July 14, 2020

The Senate has approved bipartisan legislation to help create thousands of family-sustaining jobs, according to Senator David G. Argall.  Senator Argall spoke in favor of this bill on the floor of the Senate.   [Read More]

Jul

14

2020

July 14, 2020

The Senate Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) released a report today that highlights a series of committee meetings held with regional employers, employees, health officials, chambers of commerce, and other concerned groups that were affected by Governor Wolf’s executive order to shut down businesses.   [Read More]

Jul

10

2020

July 10, 2020

Guidelines for the COVID-19 Crisis Fire Company and EMS Grant Program have been released and eligible organizations can now apply for these one-time grants, according to Senator David G. Argall.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2020

July 08, 2020

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the safe rebuilding of Pennsylvania’s economy following Governor Wolf’s mandated business shutdown.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2020

July 01, 2020

Several bills moved forward in the state Senate this week to protect Pennsylvania firefighters, according to Senator David G. Argall, who supported the bills.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2020

June 30, 2020

Local employers and employees detailed the serious damage caused by Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 business shutdown orders during a workshop discussion of the Senate Majority Policy Committee today. The meeting was held at the request of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster).   [Read More]

Jun

29

2020

June 29, 2020

At the request of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop, Tuesday, June 30 at 8:30 AM, with southcentral PA employers and employees to discuss rebuilding the region’s economy   [Read More]

Jun

26

2020

June 26, 2020

At the request of Senator Scott Martin (R-Lancaster), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will host a workshop discussion with southcentral Pennsylvania employees and employers about the best ways to rebuild the economy following the Governor’s COVID-19 shutdown.    [Read More]

Jun

24

2020

June 24, 2020

The Senate Majority Policy Committee reviewed ways to safely reopen southeastern Pennsylvania’s economy as a result of the Governor’s shutdown, according to Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill). This workshop discussion was held at the request of Senator Bob Mensch (R-Berks/Bucks/Montgomery).   [Read More]

Jun

22

2020

June 22, 2020

At the request of Senator Bob Mensch (R-24), The Senate Majority Policy Committee will host a workshop discussion with southeastern Pennsylvania employees and employers about the best ways to rebuild the economy following the Governor’s COVID-19 shutdown.   [Read More]

Jun

17

2020

June 17, 2020

Local schools can apply now for funding through two new grant programs created last month to protect the health and safety of students, teachers, and school employees during COVID-19, according to Senator David G. Argall.   [Read More]

Jun

16

2020

June 16, 2020

The Senate Majority Policy Committee reviewed the devastating impact of Governor Wolf’s extended COVID-19 closure orders on northeastern Pennsylvania’s economy and the resulting shuttering of businesses and local job losses, according to Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill).   [Read More]

Jun

16

2020

June 16, 2020

PennDOT recently wasted $230,000 in taxpayer dollars on “COVID-19 Safety Plan in Effect” signs as the state is facing billions in revenue losses due to the economic impacts of the pandemic.    [Read More]

Jun

15

2020

June 15, 2020

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop, June 16 at 10 am, with northeastern PA employers and employees to discuss rebuilding the region’s economy.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2020

June 12, 2020

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will host a discussion focused upon northeastern Pennsylvania employers and employees that have been negatively affected by the Governor’s COVID 19 shut down.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2020

June 10, 2020

The Senate, in a vote of 31-19, passed House Resolution 836 to terminate the Governor’s COVID-19 disaster declaration.  Senator David G. Argall, a prime sponsor of similar legislation, spoke in support of this legislation on the floor of the Senate.  The bill is now pending in the House. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

05

2020

June 05, 2020

61 Berks County fire departments and EMS companies will soon be receiving grants from the annual Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, according to Senator David G. Argall, Representative Barry Jozwiak, and Representative Jerry Knowles.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2020

June 05, 2020

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the safe reopening of Pennsylvania following the COVID-19 outbreak and the Governor’s unilateral shut down order.   [Read More]

Jun

04

2020

June 04, 2020

61 Berks County fire departments and EMS companies will soon be receiving grants from the annual Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, according to Senator David G. Argall, Representative Barry Jozwiak, and Representative Jerry Knowles.   [Read More]