Apr

05

2022

April 05, 2022

Two bills that propose to end the private funding of elections in Pennsylvania were examined during a hearing of the Senate State Government Committee today, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-29), the chairman of the committee. [Read More]

Mar

29

2022

March 29, 2022

The controversial guidance that created drop boxes for ballots in the days before the 2020 election was the focus of today’s hearing of the Senate State Government Committee, according to committee chair Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill). [Read More]

Mar

28

2022

March 28, 2022

Senate State Government Committee | Tuesday, March 29, 2022 | 12:30 p.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8 E-A | [Read More]

Feb

24

2022

February 24, 2022

Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), the chair of the Senate State Government Committee, issued the following statement after today’s selection of a new map for Pennsylvania’s congressional districts by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. [Read More]

Feb

15

2022

February 15, 2022

HARRISBURG – The Senate State Government Committee held a hearing today reviewing potential election reforms that could gain bipartisan support, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chaired the hearing.  The Department of State, once again, refused to participate, continuing a pattern that’s plagued several of Governor Wolf’s five different Secretaries of the Commonwealth. […] [Read More]

Jan

21

2022

January 21, 2022

The Senate State Government Committee held another public hearing today reviewing two Congressional redistricting maps proposed by Governor Wolf, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chaired the hearing.  The Senate is expected to consider a final proposal next week. [Read More]

Jan

18

2022

January 18, 2022

A proposed congressional district map was passed by the Senate State Government Committee today, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chairs the committee.  Additional amendments are expected. [Read More]

Dec

15

2021

December 15, 2021

A resolution to prevent partisan attempts to expand the US Supreme Court and a bill to codify population data for congressional redistricting were passed by the Senate State Government Committee this week, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), the committee’s chairman. [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

Due to critical mistakes by the Department of State, the Senate State Government Committee passed a bill today by a bipartisan vote of 8-3 to restore public confidence in the process of amending the state Constitution, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), the committee’s chairman. [Read More]

Nov

12

2021

November 12, 2021

Testimony received during this week’s hearing of the Senate State Government Committee highlighted many of the difficulties and controversies surrounding the process of congressional redistricting, according to Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), who chaired the hearing. [Read More]