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Apr

16

2021

April 16, 2021

Downtown Shenandoah, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to revitalizing downtown Shenandoah, was awarded $50,000 from the Department of Community and Economic Development, according to Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) and Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).    [Read More]

Apr

15

2021

April 15, 2021

The Our Town Foundation, an organization dedicated to revitalizing downtown Hamburg, was awarded $50,000 from the Department of Community and Economic Development, according to Senator David G. Argall and Rep. Jerry Knowles.   [Read More]

Apr

09

2021

April 09, 2021

The Schuylkill County Council for the Arts (SCCA) was awarded a $150,000 grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to support their ongoing effort to renovate the historic Yuengling Mansion, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Apr

05

2021

April 05, 2021

Senator David G. Argall, board members and staff from the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts and Roy Heim from Heim Constriction will gather to announce a $150,000 grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to renovate the historic Yuengling Mansion.   [Read More]

Apr

01

2021

April 01, 2021

The April edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the Senator’s bipartisan legislation which changes the process of how Pennsylvania selects its Lieutenant Governor.   [Read More]

Apr

01

2021

April 01, 2021

HAMBURG – Now that Hamburg Borough is reopening its Borough hall, the office located there shared by Senator Dave Argall and Representative Jerry Knowles is set to reopen on Wednesday, April 7th.  This office will be open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9 am – 1 pm for walk-ins or by appointment to assist with […]   [Read More]

Mar

24

2021

March 24, 2021

The Senate State Government Committee has passed a bill that would establish new, nonpartisan qualifications for the Legislative Reapportionment Chair with unanimous, bipartisan support, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), the chair of the committee.   [Read More]

Mar

12

2021

March 12, 2021

A long awaited effort to renovate and restore the Berwick House and two neighboring buildings on West Broad Street in downtown Tamaqua is underway, according to Senator David G. Argall and Representative Jerry Knowles.   [Read More]

Mar

11

2021

March 11, 2021

The bipartisan Senate panel will begin a comprehensive review of the 2020 General Election with their first hearing to review best practices of election integrity and security from other states on Monday, March 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Senate Chamber.   [Read More]

Mar

05

2021

March 05, 2021

Schuylkill County’s demolition program will be expanded due to $2 million in state grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill)   [Read More]

Mar

05

2021

March 05, 2021

The Schuylkill County Land Bank has received a $100,000 grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Keystone Communities Program, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Representative Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill).   [Read More]

Mar

01

2021

March 01, 2021

The March edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on his recent telephone town hall that focused on the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

22

2021

February 22, 2021

 

The Senate State Government Committee will hold a joint hearing with the House State Government Committee on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on how the anticipated delays in the 2020 Census could impact Pennsylvania’s redistricting and reapportionment process.     [Read More]

Feb

09

2021

February 09, 2021

After the recent resignation of Kathy Boockvar from her position as Secretary of the Commonwealth, which administers the state’s elections, Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) penned a letter to Governor Wolf requesting that her replacement be a non-partisan professional.   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

 

Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) issued the following statement after Governor Wolf’s budget address today:   [Read More]

Feb

03

2021

February 03, 2021

Senator David G. Argall, representatives from QSP Development, and members of the staff of Congressman Dan Meuser and State Rep Tim Twardzik will gather for a tour of the new Miners Loft complex in Minersville.   [Read More]

Feb

01

2021

February 01, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) made the following statement after hearing the news of Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar’s resignation:   [Read More]

Feb

01

2021

February 01, 2021

The February edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on a recent discussion hosted by Kutztown University students on civil discourse in politics and features both Senator Argall and Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks).    [Read More]

Jan

29

2021

January 29, 2021

The Senate approved a bill this week by a vote of 46-2 that would strengthen penalties against individuals charged with possession of child pornography, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who supported the legislation.   [Read More]

Jan

27

2021

January 27, 2021

By a bipartisan vote of 10-1, the Senate State Government Committee has passed legislation to amend the state constitution to change how the lieutenant governor is selected in Pennsylvania, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), who is the prime sponsor of this legislation.   [Read More]