Twardzik, Argall Announce Advancement of Anti-Blight Bill

Apr. 12, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) and Sen. Dave Argall (R-29) announced Twardzik’s bill to authorize registries of vacant and blighted properties passed the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee Wednesday. The bill concept comes from a statewide blight tour the House Urban Affairs Committee took last session.

House Advances Twardzik’s Bill Aimed at Addressing Blight

Nov. 16, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) is pleased to announce his bill, which will allow municipalities to create a blighted and vacant property registration program and impose penalties on those in violation, has successfully passed the state House.

State Grant Improves Emergency Water Storage in Schuylkill County

Oct. 18, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – The Schuylkill County Municipal Authority (SCMA) was awarded a low-interest loan of $5,987,000 to construct a second water storage tank at the Broad Mountain Water Filtration and Treatment Facility in New Castle Township, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29) and Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-123).

Twardzik Tobacco Settlement Protection Bill to Get Governor’s Signature

Sep. 22, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) to protect hundreds of millions of dollars in promised monies from the landmark 1998 Tobacco Settlement Agreement may be signed into law as early as next week. The agreement was the outcome of a 46-state lawsuit against major tobacco companies to recoup health care costs of smoking-related illnesses.

Twardzik Voices Concerns About Governor’s Budget Plan

Mar. 07, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) attended a joint session of the General Assembly today to hear Gov. Josh Shapiro outline his budget proposal for the 2023-24 fiscal year. He issued the following statement in response:

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.?