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Mar

18

2019

March 18, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the ongoing revitalization in Shenandoah and Hamburg.   [Read More]

Feb

15

2019

February 15, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the economic development taking place in Tamaqua through the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone program, also known as CRIZ.   [Read More]

Feb

11

2019

February 11, 2019

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and David G. Argall (R-29) will introduce a bill in the near future that will create commonsense work requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) released the following statement today in response to Governor Wolf’s 2019-20 budget address: Listen   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

The Senate State Government Committee approved legislation today which would amend the state’s constitution to permit candidates for governor to choose their lieutenant governor candidate after the primary election – a process that mirrors how presidential candidates currently select their vice presidential running mates.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2019

February 04, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill) announced a grant today from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) that will finance repairs to 13 sections of deteriorated highway in Kline Township.   [Read More]

Jan

31

2019

January 31, 2019

tate Senators John Yudichak (D – Luzerne/Carbon) and David Argall (R – Berks/Schuylkill) announced today that a loan in the amount of $1.5 million for the Hazleton City Authority has been approved by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) Board   [Read More]

Jan

28

2019

January 28, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) to serve on five standing committees in the Senate of Pennsylvania for the 2019-2020 legislative session.   [Read More]

Jan

28

2019

January 28, 2019

A law authored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) to protect consumers against illegal household goods movers received national attention today in a special report on CBS This Morning.   [Read More]

Jan

24

2019

January 24, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) will join the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce for a breakfast seminar to discuss CRIZ and ongoing efforts to promote more overnight accommodations in the Tamaqua Area.    [Read More]

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]