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Aug

02

2021

August 02, 2021

The August edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the ongoing bipartisan revitalization of the city of Pottsville.    [Read More]

Jul

13

2021

July 13, 2021

As the Chair of the Senate State Government Committee, which has jurisdiction over Pennsylvania’s elections, Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s remarks in Philadelphia regarding election reform:   [Read More]

Jul

08

2021

July 08, 2021

Sinking Spring and Spring Township each received grants totaling almost $800,000 to support upgrades to traffic signals and other hardware to ease traffic congestion in the area, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).  These upgrades are the latest step in the ongoing local effort to revitalize the area, which has included efforts to support local businesses and revamp infrastructure.   [Read More]

Jul

06

2021

July 06, 2021

The July edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the ongoing revitalization of Tamaqua.    [Read More]

Jul

02

2021

July 02, 2021

HARRISBURG – The 2021-22 bipartisan budget passed by the Senate and the House and signed into law by the Governor includes an increase of $19,495,949 compared to last year for the 21 Berks and Schuylkill County school districts in the 29th Senate district, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29). The budget contains the largest […]   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate today passed House Bill 1300, a comprehensive voter rights bill that makes significant updates to Pennsylvania’s election system, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), who served as the floor leader for the bill.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

On Tuesday, the Senate State Government Committee advanced a bill, Senate Bill 222, to reform the process of redrawing Pennsylvania’s congressional districts by a bipartisan vote of 8-3, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks).   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

The Senate passed a bill by a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 50-0 to increase the transparency of Pennsylvania’s vaccine rollout by requiring the Department of Health to make public the amount of vaccine doses that have been wasted, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill).   [Read More]

Jun

21

2021

June 21, 2021

The Senate approved Senate Bill 439 to fund the demolition of blighted and abandoned properties, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), the sponsor of the bill.   [Read More]

Jun

14

2021

June 14, 2021

 

The bipartisan Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform released a report today detailing its findings and recommendations to strengthen Pennsylvania’s election system.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

After Schuylkill County voters approved two constitutional amendments limiting the Governor’s emergency powers by a margin of close to 9,000 votes, the Senate and House of Representatives voted today to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s emergency declaration, according to Senator David G. Argall, Rep. Jerry Knowles, Rep. Tim Twardzik, and Rep. Joe Kerwin, all of whom supported the measure.    [Read More]

Jun

01

2021

June 01, 2021

POTTSVILLE – The June edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on the several revitalization projects taking place throughout the City of Pottsville.  “Whether I’m eating lunch at Tamaqua’s Train Station Restaurant, attending the Kielbasi Festival in Shenandoah, the Hamburger Festival in Hamburg, or enjoying some wings at […]   [Read More]

May

27

2021

May 27, 2021

Schuylkill County organizations received over $980,000 in grants to fight blight, according to Senator David G. Argall, Representative Tim Twardzik, Representative Joe Kerwin, and Representative Jerry Knowles.   [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

The Senate State Government Committee held its first hearing of the 2021-22 legislative session on congressional redistricting, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chairs the committee.   [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

 

Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator Dave Argall (R-29) have issued the following statement regarding the Inspector General report released today, on the Department of State’s Failure to meet its constitutional mandate concerning House Bill No. 963 of 2019.   [Read More]

May

12

2021

May 12, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-29) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-124) will be joined by several community partners for a tour of the ongoing Bank on Broad renovation project in Tamaqua.   [Read More]

May

07

2021

May 07, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin), and Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) gathered in downtown Pottsville today to celebrate the “grand re-opening” of their new joint office.   [Read More]

May

03

2021

May 03, 2021

The May edition of the local TV program hosted by Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) focuses on three ballot questions that eligible voters in Pennsylvania will be able to vote on during the May 18th Primary Election.   [Read More]

May

03

2021

May 03, 2021

Senator David G. Argall issued the following statement in response to the allegations leveled against Schuylkill County Commissioner George Halcovage:   [Read More]

Apr

28

2021

April 28, 2021

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin), and Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) will announce the grand re-opening of their new, joint office in downtown Pottsville on Friday, April 30th at 1:00 PM.   [Read More]