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Dec

03

2021

December 03, 2021

Senator David G. Argall issued the following statement on the $7.5 million grant awarded to support upgrades to FirstEnergy Stadium.  This funding was allocated from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).   [Read More]

Dec

01

2021

December 01, 2021

 

The December edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on a recent committee hearing which discussed blight remediation across Pennsylvania.    [Read More]

Nov

22

2021

November 22, 2021

Applications are now being accepted for 2022 summer internships in state government through the James A. Finnegan Fellowship Foundation.   [Read More]

Nov

19

2021

November 19, 2021

HARRISBURG – Minersville Borough will receive an additional $495,236 grant to expand a downtown revitalization effort to improve pedestrian safety along Sunbury Street, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill). “The borough is elated that this project can be completed,” said Borough Manager Bob Mahalchick.  “We are grateful to our […]   [Read More]

Nov

16

2021

November 16, 2021

After a year marred by critical mistakes by the Department of State, the Senate State Government Committee reviewed a proposal today to restore public confidence in the process of amending the state Constitution, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), the committee’s chairman.     [Read More]

Nov

12

2021

November 12, 2021

Testimony received during this week’s hearing of the Senate State Government Committee highlighted many of the difficulties and controversies surrounding the process of congressional redistricting, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chaired the hearing.   [Read More]

Nov

10

2021

November 10, 2021

Citizen-drawn maps of new Congressional districts for Pennsylvania were reviewed by the Senate State Government today during a public hearing, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chaired the hearing.   [Read More]

Nov

09

2021

November 09, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) introduced legislation today to remove Schuylkill County Commissioner George Halcovage from office.   [Read More]

Nov

01

2021

November 01, 2021

The November edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on education and career opportunities for current and prospective nurses in Berks and Schuylkill Counties.   [Read More]

Oct

27

2021

October 27, 2021

Lithuanian Ambassador to the United States and Mexico Audra Plepytė visited Harrisburg today and addressed both the Senate and the House of Representatives on the importance of international ties between Pennsylvania and Lithuania.    [Read More]

Oct

22

2021

October 22, 2021

Two projects in Schuylkill County aiming to improve aging and outdated water infrastructure received millions in state funding this week, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill).   [Read More]

Oct

22

2021

October 22, 2021

A project that will improve aging and outdated water infrastructure in Shoemakersville Borough received millions in funding this week, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Schuylkill).   [Read More]

Oct

21

2021

October 21, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) will host a telephone town hall for Berks County residents focusing on redistricting, school property tax elimination, election integrity, and other state issues.   [Read More]

Oct

20

2021

October 20, 2021

A package of four bills aiming to increase transparency in Pennsylvania was reviewed during a public hearing of the Senate State Government Committee today, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chaired the hearing.  The Committee heard testimony from the prime sponsors of the bills, the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission, and the Pennsylvania Association for Government Relations.   [Read More]

Oct

15

2021

October 15, 2021

A $240,000 grant was awarded to the Schuylkill Conservation District to support a streambank restoration project for the Swatara Creek floodplain in Tremont Township, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin).   [Read More]

Oct

14

2021

October 14, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) will host a telephone town hall for Schuylkill County residents focusing on redistricting, school property tax elimination, election integrity, and other state issues.   [Read More]

Oct

05

2021

October 05, 2021

For the second time in two weeks, Acting Secretary Veronica Degraffenreid and other officials from the Governor’s Department of State failed to attend a public hearing of the Senate State Government Committee on Senate Bill 878, a bipartisan bill that would implement recommendations of the bipartisan Senate Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform, after previously agreeing to attend.   [Read More]

Oct

01

2021

October 01, 2021

The October edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on a recent Schuylkill Haven public hearing which reviewed the ongoing cleanup of the Schuylkill River and other local creeks and streams.    [Read More]

Sep

28

2021

September 28, 2021

Five bills, including updates to the election code and measures that increase transparency while protecting individual privacy, were passed today by the Senate State Government Committee, according to Senator Dave Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chairs the Committee.   [Read More]

Sep

27

2021

September 27, 2021

After an error by the Department of State derailed a bipartisan effort to bring justice to victims of childhood sexual abuse and led to the resignation of Secretary Kathy Boockvar, the Senate passed a bill today to prevent future mistakes.   [Read More]