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Nov

19

2019

November 19, 2019

Senators Joe Pittman (R-41), Gene Yaw (R-23) and David G. Argall (R-29) and other legislators today (November 19) unveiled and discussed bills that will be introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives addressing Governor Wolf’s proposal to have Pennsylvania enter into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).     [Read More]

Nov

19

2019

November 19, 2019

A recently awarded state grant will pave the way for a critical bridge replacement project in Eldred Township in Schuylkill County, according to Representative Mike Tobash (R-125) and Senator David G. Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

State Rep. Neal P. Goodman and state Sen. David Argall announced that Geisinger Health Foundation will receive $375,000 in state funding to build a healthcare facility for senior citizens within a former garment factory in Minersville that is being converted into affordable senior housing.    [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

A state grant will support much-needed improvements to Etchberger Memorial Park in Hamburg Borough, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-125).   [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

Senators Joe Pittman, Gene Yaw and David G. Argall and other legislators will host a press conference at Noon on Tuesday, November 19, in the Media Center of the State Capitol East Wing. |     [Read More]

Nov

14

2019

November 14, 2019

Spring Township in Berks County will receive a state grant to aid in a transportation project to support the Spring Ridge development, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Nov

14

2019

November 14, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will review regional highway funding during an upcoming public hearing at the Maidencreek Township Municipal Building in Blandon.   [Read More]

Nov

13

2019

November 13, 2019

Sen. Dave Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) today announced that East Brunswick Township was awarded $560,173 to replace the deteriorating Pine Valley Road Bridge over Indian Run to remove the existing bridge weight restriction and maintain vital connectivity.   [Read More]

Nov

13

2019

November 13, 2019

A state grant will help close a gap in the Schuylkill River Trail in Auburn Borough and support improvements that will create new recreation and transportation opportunities for local residents, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29) and Representative Mike Tobash (R-125).   [Read More]

Nov

12

2019

November 12, 2019

At the request of Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie), The Senate Majority Policy Committee will discuss Federal Opportunity Zones during an upcoming workshop discussion in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Nov

08

2019

November 08, 2019

Governor Wolf has signed into law bipartisan legislation to provide security grants to faith-based institutions and nonprofit organizations, according to Senator David G. Argall, who sponsored similar legislation earlier this year.     [Read More]

Nov

01

2019

November 01, 2019

The Senate approved several bills this week to promote the access and affordability of healthcare services and address other critical issues in the healthcare community, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), who supported the measures.   [Read More]

Nov

01

2019

November 01, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for 2020 summer internships through the James A. Finnegan Fellowship Foundation.   [Read More]

Oct

28

2019

October 28, 2019

The Senate and House Urban Affairs and Housing Committees will hold a joint hearing on Wednesday at 9 a.m. in Harrisburg to examine legislation that would prevent negligent and unscrupulous property owners from buying new properties at tax sales.   [Read More]

Oct

23

2019

October 23, 2019

Senator David G. Argall and the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce will host a municipal roundtable discussion in Schuylkill Haven Borough, followed by a tour of Main Street, focusing on recently opened businesses.   [Read More]

Oct

23

2019

October 23, 2019

The Senate approved bipartisan legislation today to provide security grants to faith-based institutions and nonprofit organizations, according to Senator David G. Argall, who sponsored similar legislation earlier this year.   [Read More]

Oct

22

2019

October 22, 2019

Today, the Senate Majority Policy Committee conducted a public workshop on conservative approaches to renewable energy.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently announced over $7 million in school safety grants, including grants to public and nonpublic schools in the 29th senate district in Schuylkill and Berks Counties, according to Senator David G. Argall.  These grants are given to schools to assist in the continuing effort to prevent violent incidents.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on highlights from a news conference at the Panther Creek Energy Facility in Nesquehoning to announce new legislation to support the threatened coal refuse industry in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Oct

17

2019

October 17, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will discuss conservative approaches to renewable energy during an upcoming workshop discussion at the state capitol in Harrisburg.   [Read More]