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Sep

15

2020

September 15, 2020

Pennsylvania pharmacists and other experts in the prescription drug industry told lawmakers this week that many rural pharmacies are in danger of going out of business due to flaws in the current regulatory and reimbursement systems.   [Read More]

Sep

15

2020

September 15, 2020

At the request of Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on the continued economic recovery of Western Pennsylvania as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Governor’s shutdown orders.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2020

September 14, 2020

At the request of Senator Doug Mastriano (R-Adams/Cumberland/Franklin/York), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on the challenges facing Pennsylvania’s nonprofits as a result of COVID-19 and the Governor’s shutdown.    [Read More]

Sep

11

2020

September 11, 2020

At the request of Senator Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on the challenges facing Pennsylvania’s rural pharmacists.   [Read More]

Sep

10

2020

September 10, 2020

At the request of Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will discuss the prospects of a limited constitutional convention during an upcoming workshop event on September 18.    [Read More]

Sep

10

2020

September 10, 2020

The Senate approved – and sent to the Governor – legislation that would increase legislative oversight on the proposal to have Pennsylvania join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), according to Senator David G. Argall.    [Read More]

Sep

03

2020

September 03, 2020

To discuss the ongoing economic recovery of western Pennsylvania, the Senate Majority Policy Committee will host a workshop with local employers and legislators about the region’s progress on Wednesday, September 16.   [Read More]

Sep

02

2020

September 02, 2020

In order to understand the full impact that COVID-19 and the Governor’s shutdown orders have had on local veterans’ clubs, charitable and service organizations, the Senate Majority Policy Committee is hosting a workshop discussion at the Shippensburg Legion on September 15.   [Read More]

Sep

02

2020

September 02, 2020

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on a recent workshop discussion conducted by the Senate Majority Policy Committee on the challenges facing Pennsylvania’s rural hospitals.    [Read More]

Sep

01

2020

September 01, 2020

At the request of Senator Judy Ward (R-Blair/Cumberland/Franklin/Fulton/Huntingdon), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will discuss the challenges facing rural pharmacists during an upcoming workshop on September 14.   [Read More]

Aug

19

2020

August 19, 2020

Senator David G. Argall, Congressman Dan Meuser and Berks County Commissioner Christian Leinbach joined NorthPoint officials and other stakeholders at a groundbreaking for a one million square foot distribution center located in Berks Park 78, Bethel Township.   [Read More]

Aug

18

2020

August 18, 2020

Senator David G. Argall, Congressman Dan Meuser, and other stakeholders will be speaking at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new distribution center located at Berks Park 78, Bethel Township on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM.   [Read More]

Aug

17

2020

August 17, 2020

Pine Grove Township will receive a $415,000 grant from the PA Small Water and Sewer fund for upgrades to their water system, according to Senator David G. Argall and Representative Mike Tobash.    [Read More]

Aug

17

2020

August 17, 2020

New Ringgold Borough and Shoemakersville Borough have both received grants from the PA Small Water and Sewer Program to make improvements to local wastewater treatment plants, according to Senator David G. Argall and Representative Jerry Knowles.   [Read More]

Aug

14

2020

August 14, 2020

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency announced that four Schuylkill County community grants totaling $252,000 were awarded to fight blight and create more housing options.   [Read More]

Aug

05

2020

August 05, 2020

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the recent passage of Senate Bill 1166 – a constitutional amendment to limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations made by a governor.   [Read More]

Aug

03

2020

August 03, 2020

Health care experts outlined the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural health systems during a workshop discussion of the Majority Policy Committee in Monongahela today.   [Read More]

Jul

31

2020

July 31, 2020

At the request of Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on Monday, Augst 3 at 10 am at Monongahela Valley Hospital on the challenges facing Pennsylvania’s rural hospitals.     [Read More]

Jul

27

2020

July 27, 2020

At the request of Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester/Delaware) The Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion with education professionals to discuss the safe re-opening of Pennsylvania schools. Watch Live   [Read More]

Jul

27

2020

July 27, 2020

Governor Wolf has elected to allow a bill requiring his administration to begin responding to Right to Know Requests become law without his signature after previously signaling that he would veto it, according to Senator David G. Argall.    [Read More]