Harrisburg, PA – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) is excited to announce that the Schuylkill Conservation District has been awarded $277,657 as part of the 2024 Countywide Action Plan (CAP) implementation grants.
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.
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).
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) issued the following statement regarding his vote against the nearly $45.55 billion state budget proposal.
HARRISBURG – Projects to repair water and sewer infrastructure in Pottsville and Orwigsburg were awarded over $7.3 million in state grants today, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-123), and Rep. Jamie Barton (R-124). The funding was awarded by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST).
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:
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.
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).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) took the oath of office Tuesday to begin his second term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) is pleased to announce his legislation to fix the unfair Unemployment Compensation (UC) rate increases placed on small businesses closed during the pandemic shutdowns has been signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf as Act 156 of 2022.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) hosted a public hearing of the House Majority Policy Committee Thursday in Pottsville to discuss issues related to the ongoing barriers to starting and growing a business in today’s economy.
Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) will host a public hearing convened by the House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), to discuss issues related to the ongoing barriers to starting and growing a business in today’s economy.
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.
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.?
HARRISBURG -- Following House passage of the 2022-23 Pennsylvania state budget, Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) provided the following statement applauding the $225 million in funding to expand affordable housing and target blight remediation.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik’s (R-Schuylkill) bill to provide more secure health care ID badges was approved by the House Health Committee. House Bill 2604 would amend the Health Care Facilities Act’s (HCFA) requirements regarding photo identification badges in health care facilities
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).
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.