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Harrisburg Office
Senate Box 203029
171 Main Capitol
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3029
717-787-2637
717-783-8657 FAX

Email: dargall@pasen.gov

District Offices
 

One West Centre Street
P.O. Box 150
Mahanoy City, PA 17948
570-773-0891
570-773-1675 FAX

61 North Third Street
Hamburg, PA 19526-1501
610-562-3411
610-562-6895 FAX
(Shared with Representative
Jerry Knowles)

100 North Centre Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
570-621-3400
570-622-6629 FAX
(Shared with Representative Mike Tobash)

Spring Township
2850 Windmill Road
Spring Township, PA 19608
1-877-327-4255

237 West Broad Street
Tamaqua, PA 18252
570-668-1240
570-952-3374 FAX
(Shared with Representative
Jerry Knowles)

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In this Email Update:

  • Argall Report includes tribute to more than 180 local veterans
  • Summit highlights efforts to engage youth, reverse opioid crisis
  • No more registration stickers for your vehicle starting in 2017
  • You could sing the National Anthem at the 2017 PA Farm Show
  • Making a charitable donation this holiday season?

Argall Report includes tribute to more than 180 local veterans

My latest installment of The Argall Report features a ceremony Representative Barry Jozwiak and I hosted for Vietnam era veterans throughout the 29th Senatorial District.

December 2016 - Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony

More than 180 Vietnam era veterans from Berks and Schuylkill counties participated in the event held at Hamburg Area High School.

The ceremony was an opportunity to say thank you to these men and women who faced incredible adversity both in their service and when they returned home.

Read more about my television program, including channels to watch it on your TV.


Summit highlights efforts to engage youth, reverse opioid crisis

12/1/16 - The Opioid Epidemic: A Youth Education & Awareness Roundtable

Schuylkill County District Attorney Christine Holman and I hosted a roundtable discussion with local school district officials, police and other stakeholders. The summit, which was nearly two hours long, highlighted the importance of engaging local youth and the dangers of opioids and heroin.

Last week, I wrote about some of the important aspects of this crisis. Now you can watch the program in its entirety.

The program featured the following state and local experts on the issue:

  • Stephanie A. Bradley, Ph.D., Managing Director, Evidence-based Prevention and Intervention Support Center, The Penn State University
  • Barry L. Denk, Director, Center for Rural Pennsylvania
  • Jon Gamble, MA, CADC, Program Director Gaudenzia, Chambers Hill Adolescent Program
  • Michael Pennington, Director, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, PA Commission on Crime & Delinquency
  • Andrew Potteiger, Superintendent, Brandywine Heights Area School District

We will continue to hold similar events throughout Berks and Schuylkill counties to discuss ways to combat this crippling epidemic.


No more registration stickers for your vehicle starting in 2017

 

Beginning December 31, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will no longer issue vehicle registration stickers.

While stickers will no longer be required, you will still need to renew your vehicle registration annually and present the card when requested by police and at safety inspections.

Police will be able to verify registration electronically.

Eliminating the stickers is expected to save taxpayers more than $1 million each year.

Learn more about this cost-saving measure here.


You could sing the National Anthem at the 2017 PA Farm Show 

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is holding a competition to find singers to perform the National Anthem beginning each day of the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show.

The show runs January 7-14.

Those interested can upload a video of themselves singing the National Anthem to the Farm Show Facebook page. Deadline to enter is December 18. Details can be found here.


Making a charitable donation this holiday season? 

Before you make any year-end contributions, you may want to check that your chosen charity is in good standing. 

You can see whether it is registered with the Pennsylvania Department of State, and search for disciplinary, enforcement or corrective measures taken by the Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations.

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