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.

Schuylkill County Delegation Announces House Resolution to Call for Investigation of Commissioner George F. Halcovage Jr.

May. 05, 2021 /

HARRISBURG –Reps. Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill/Berks/Carbon), Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin/Schuylkill) and Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) have introduced a House resolution to call upon the House Judiciary Committee to begin an investigation of Schuylkill County Commissioner George F. Halcovage Jr. and whether an impeachment or removal from office is required due to alleged misbehavior in office and violation of public trust.

Twardzik Appointed to House Health Committee

Mar. 24, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) has announced his appointment to the House Health Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session by Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).

Schuylkill County Delegation Announces Over $9 Million in Rental and Utility Assistance

Mar. 12, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Sen. David Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Reps. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill), Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin/Schuylkill) and Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill/Berks/Carbon) announced that Schuylkill County would be receiving over $9 million for rental and utility assistance due to the passage of Senate Bill 109, signed into law on Friday by Governor Wolf as Act 1 of 2021.

Twardzik Appointed to Four Committees

Jan. 12, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) has announced his assignment to the Children and Youth, Commerce, Education and Urban Affairs committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.