Why There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

Jan. 23, 2023 /

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is off to a slow start this session, much to the disappointment of my fellow Schuylkill County representatives who you sent to Harrisburg to serve. The 2022 gerrymandered district maps, implemented by a faulty process, were praised as fair. They have been shown to be anything but and have shifted majority and produced gridlock – not good government.

State Recreational Improvement Grants Awarded, Says Twardzik

Jan. 20, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – State funding has been awarded for two recreational improvement projects in Schuylkill County, according to Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill), who played a role in securing the grants. The funding was made available through the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), which is administered by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

Twardzik, Argall Announce $1 Million Awarded to Schuylkill County to Fight Blight, Build New Housing

Oct. 19, 2022 /

Twardzik, Argall Announce $1 Million Awarded to Schuylkill County to Fight Blight, Build New Housing

SHENANDOAH – A new effort to demolish blighted buildings on the 100 block of North Brower Street in Shenandoah and build housing for seniors will be awarded $500,000 from the Department of Community and Economic Development, announced Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) and Sen. David Argall (R-29). Preliminary plans for the block aim to build 36 residential units for senior citizens.

Twardzik Hosts Child Car Seat Safety Check on Aug. 9

Jul. 25, 2022 /

Twardzik Hosts Child Car Seat Safety Check on Aug. 9

ASHLAND – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) is inviting families in the 123rd Legislative District to a free Child Car Seat Safety Check event on Tuesday, Aug. 9, from 4-7 p.m. at the North Schuylkill High School parking lot, 15 Academy Lane in Ashland.

Twardzik Bill to Provide Secure Health Care ID Badges Now Law

Jul. 11, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik’s (R-Schuylkill) bill to provide more secure health care ID badges was signed into law today by Gov. Tom Wolf. House Bill 2604 amends the Health Care Facilities Act (HCFA) requirements regarding photo identification badges in health care facilities.?

Twardzik, Argall Announce RACP Grant for Highridge Business Park

Apr. 22, 2022 /

Twardzik, Argall Announce RACP Grant for Highridge Business Park

HARRISBURG – The Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation in Schuylkill County today was awarded $750,000 in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding for the SEDCO Pad Ready Site at Highridge Business Park, announced Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) and Senator David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill).

Twardzik Bill to Register Vacant Blighted Properties Earns Committee Approval

Apr. 12, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik’s (R-Schuylkill) bill to fight blight was approved by the House Urbans Affairs Committee. House Bill 1791 would create the Vacant Property Registration Act. The measure would allow communities to create and maintain a vacant property registration program, which is a blight fighting, smart growth tool used to stabilize and re-develop neighborhoods.

Schuylkill County Schools Awarded Almost $58,000 in School Safety Grants, Says Twardzik

Jan. 27, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In continuing to work alongside area school districts in ensuring Pennsylvania children are learning in a safe and protected environment, Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) announced that Schuylkill Technology Center and Shenandoah Valley School District were awarded short of $58,000 in school safety grants administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education's (PDE) Office for Safe Schools.

Twardzik Welcomes House Urban Affairs Committee to 123rd District to Discuss Blight Remediation

Nov. 04, 2021 /

POTTSVILLE - Today, Reps. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill); Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike), chairwoman of the House Urban Affairs Committee; and members of the committee met with representatives of the Pottsville Blight Task Force, as well as other local officials, to discuss the negative impact blight has caused in Schuylkill County and possible solutions to improve the surrounding communities.