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Jan

26

2021

January 26, 2021

 

The state Senate today approved a constitutional amendment by a bipartisan vote of 28-20 that would limit the length of future emergency disaster declarations unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly, moving it one step closer to a voter referendum.   [Read More]

Jan

22

2021

January 22, 2021

MAHANOY CITY – Senator Argall’s offices in Pottsville and Mahanoy City will now be open by appointment only to assist residents with their property tax/rent rebate paperwork due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the current volume of walk-ins these offices are experiencing. Staff will be strictly adhering to CDC and Department of Health guidelines […]   [Read More]

Jan

20

2021

January 20, 2021

In addition to being named the Chair of the Senate State Government Committee, with its broad oversight responsibilities over several of the Governor’s executive agencies,  Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) has been appointed by President Pro Tempore Jake Corman to five additional Senate committees for the 2021-22 legislative session.    [Read More]

Jan

13

2021

January 13, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman to chair the Senate State Government Committee for the 2021-22 session.   [Read More]

Jan

08

2021

January 08, 2021

The Department of Environmental Protection has announced the latest recipients of the Growing Greener grant program, according to Senator David G. Argall.    [Read More]

Jan

08

2021

January 08, 2021

This month’s 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

06

2021

January 06, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) was sworn into office for an additional term on Tuesday for the 2021-24 term.   [Read More]

Jan

04

2021

January 04, 2021

The recently passed federal Stimulus Package contains $1.9 Billion in emergency relief funds for both public and private schools across Pennsylvania, according to Senator David G. Argall.  This includes 20 school districts and charter schools in the 29th Senatorial District, which Argall represents.   [Read More]

Dec

28

2020

December 28, 2020

Two Schuylkill County projects have received state grants from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), according to Senator David G. Argall, Representative Jerry Knowles, Representative-elect Tim Twardzik, and Representative-elect Joseph Kerwin.    [Read More]

Dec

09

2020

December 09, 2020

Senator David G. Argall and Representative Jerry Knowles joined McAdoo Mayor Dane Watro and McAdoo Borough Council members Bill Slovik, Bernie Bumbulsky, Mary Labert, and John DeBalko to commemorate a $160,000 grant given to the Borough to support the construction of new sidewalks along Route 309.   [Read More]

Dec

08

2020

December 08, 2020

Minersville’s Miners Loft will receive $375,000 in tax credits to build a LIFE Geisinger Health Services facility within the complex, according to Senator David G. Argall and Representative-elect Tim Twardzik.   [Read More]

Dec

07

2020

December 07, 2020

Senator David G. Argall and Representative Jerry Knowles will join McAdoo Borough officials to celebrate a $160,000 grant given to the Borough to support the construction of new sidewalks along Route 309.   [Read More]

Dec

03

2020

December 03, 2020

Senator David G. Argall announced today that he has tested negative for COVID-19.    [Read More]

Dec

01

2020

December 01, 2020

The newest edition of a 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 and the House Majority Policy Committee to discuss Act 66, the Local Resource Manufacturing Tax Credit Program.   [Read More]

Nov

23

2020

November 23, 2020

Senator John Yudichak, Senator David Argall, Representative Doyle Heffley, and Representative Aaron Kaufer have announced that the final 2020-2021 fiscal year budget includes provisions that will support the coal refuse industry.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2020

November 20, 2020

The Senate today gave final approval to bipartisan budget legislation that funds Pennsylvania for the remaining 7 months of this fiscal year and sent the measures to the Governor’s desk, according to Senator David G. Argall.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2020

November 18, 2020

The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced school safety grants for 8 Schuylkill County Schools.    [Read More]

Nov

06

2020

November 06, 2020

In light of widespread concerns regarding the security of Pennsylvania’s 2020 election, Senator David G. Argall issued the following statement:   [Read More]

Oct

20

2020

October 20, 2020

The Senate approved a comprehensive package of bipartisan reforms today to improve the delivery of fire and EMS services throughout the state, according to Senator David G. Argall, who supported the legislation.   [Read More]

Oct

19

2020

October 19, 2020

The newest edition of a 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 veteran and service organizations as a result of COVID-19 and the Governor’s shutdown.   [Read More]