Schuylkill County Historical Society to Receive Grant to Support Building Preservation

Aug. 17, 2022 /

POTTSVILLE – The Schuylkill County Historical Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of Schuylkill County, was awarded $150,000 from the Department of Community and Economic Development, according to Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill), Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin/Schuylkill) and Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks). This grant is part of the Keystone Communities program, which helps supports community revitalization and economic development organizations and their partners.

House Committee Approves Kerwin’s Bill to Enable National Guard Members to Operate State Vehicles During Emergencies

Apr. 12, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Army National Guard members like local state Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin/Schuylkill) shouldn’t have to wait for government approval to help during an emergency by using state-owned vehicles. That’s the sentiment behind a bill Kerwin introduced that was approved today in Harrisburg by the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee.

House Committee Approves Kerwin’s Bill and Others Aimed at Helping Dairy Farmers

Apr. 01, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – The House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee on Wednesday in Harrisburg approved several bills aimed at helping Pennsylvania dairy farmers, including one piece of legislation introduced by local state Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin/Schuylkill) that would streamline the certification process for milk testers.

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.

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.

Kerwin Announces Committee Assignments

Jan. 12, 2021 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin/Schuylkill) has announced his assignment to the Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Game and Fisheries, Gaming Oversight and Liquor Control committees for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.