Jobs, jobs, jobs. If you’ve heard that phrase once, you’ve heard it 100 times. It’s one of the most talked about issues in our country right now, including right here in Pennsylvania. As the markets have seen good days in the last few weeks, our national economy is still in recovery mode, and many Americans are still looking for family-sustaining work.
WHAT: A new traffic light has been installed at the corner of State Route 901 by Turkey Hill on the Pottsville Minersville Highway. Tobash has been working with Norwegian Township officials to help to initiate this traffic light being placed at this troubled intersection. This ongoing project is the result of local and state officials working together to better the region.
FRACKVILLE – Schuylkill County area lawmakers Representatives Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill), Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill), Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) and Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) thanked Gov. Tom Wolf and Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel for their decision to keep SCI Frackville open and for listening to their case to keep the facility running.
HARRISBURG – Five thousand six hundred and seventy individuals signed petitions to keep the state prison in Frackville open, according to local legislators who spearheaded the effort.
HARRISBURG – For the second year in a row, Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) finished first in the Mike Waugh Celebrity Draft Horse Team Event on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show. Tobash, who was sponsored by Yuengling Brewery, competed against 23 of his legislative colleagues in this event.
FRACKVILLE – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representatives Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill), Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) and Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) are launching online petitions to encourage Governor Wolf and Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel to keep the state prison in Frackville open.
FRACKVILLE – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representatives Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill), Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) and Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) released the following statement regarding the governor’s decision to close two state correctional institutions out of five under consideration, one including SCI Frackville: