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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]

Oct

08

2019

October 08, 2019

Senator David G. Argall will host a Senator for a Day student government seminar.    [Read More]

Oct

03

2019

October 03, 2019

Senators Joe Pittman, Gene Yaw and Dave Argall reiterated their legislative proposal requiring General Assembly approval should a tax be imposed on Pennsylvania employers. From their co-sponsor memorandum of September 17, 2019, the Senators stated that a carbon tax is a major energy and fiscal policy initiative.   [Read More]

Sep

25

2019

September 25, 2019

The House State Government Committee has approved bipartisan 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).   [Read More]

Sep

24

2019

September 24, 2019

A bill aiming to reduce unused state office space as a way to curb costs has been passed unanimously in the Senate State Government Committee according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), the prime sponsor of the bill.   [Read More]

Sep

20

2019

September 20, 2019

Senator David Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill) cut a ribbon with New Philadelphia Mayor Ed Slane and Borough Council members on a newly completed walking trail along the Schuylkill River in New Philadelphia.   [Read More]

Sep

18

2019

September 18, 2019

Members of the New Philadelphia community will gather for the dedication of the recently completed New Philadelphia Walking Trail.   [Read More]

Sep

16

2019

September 16, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the annual World War II History Weekend held at the Berks County Airport.   [Read More]

Sep

12

2019

September 12, 2019

Applications for the 2019-2020 School Safety and Security Grant Program are now open to schools and community groups, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Sep

10

2019

September 10, 2019

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and David G. Argall (R-29) have introduced a bill that would require able-bodied, non-elderly Medicaid recipients to seek employment or volunteer in the community as a condition of receiving benefits.   [Read More]

Aug

28

2019

August 28, 2019

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) was appointed to serve on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Safety.   [Read More]

Aug

15

2019

August 15, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on Hydro’s Extrusion plant in Cressona.   [Read More]

Aug

12

2019

August 12, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop, August 13, with various stakeholders to explore solutions to eliminate school property taxes. The public is invited to attend.   [Read More]

Jul

29

2019

July 29, 2019

State Senators David Argall (R-29) and Judith L. Schwank (D-11) announced today that PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards has agreed to their joint request to deploy automated speed enforcement units in work zones along Interstate 78 in Berks County when they become available this Fall.   [Read More]

Jul

16

2019

July 16, 2019

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency announced today that three Schuylkill County community grants will fight blight and create more housing options in Frackville, Minersville, and Tamaqua.   [Read More]

Jul

16

2019

July 16, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will meet to examine possible routes to school property tax elimination.   [Read More]

Jul

15

2019

July 15, 2019

This month’s local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) focuses on the local Eagle Scouts from Berks and Schuylkill Counties.   [Read More]

Jul

10

2019

July 10, 2019

At the request of Senator Mike Folmer (Lebanon/Dauphin/York), the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public hearing regarding the 2020 Census in Pennsylvania. This hearing will take place on Monday July 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Jul

03

2019

July 03, 2019

The Senate Majority Policy Committee and the Senate Local Government Committee will hold a joint workshop to study the economic health of Pennsylvania’s cities. This workshop will take place on Thursday July 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Lancaster City Hall, 120 North Duke St, Lancaster, PA.   [Read More]