Public Invited to Pottsville Revitalization Meeting on June 15

Jun. 07, 2017 /

WHAT: Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) has been working with his area colleagues to organize and invite the public to the Pottsville Revitalization Public Meeting to present an update about the Pottsville Area Development Corporation, Pottsville Business Association and the City of Pottsville, in relation to revitalization efforts planned for downtown. The public is invited to share thoughts about local attractions, restaurants, hotel and businesses which could create additional jobs, generate revenue and improve property values in the community. PA Industrial Development Authority Executive Director Jared Lucas will be providing information about financing programs to current and prospective small business owners in attendance.

Tobash Initiates Meeting with Local PennDOT, Municipal and EMS Personnel

Apr. 06, 2017 /

WHAT: Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) and PennDOT District 5 Maintenance Manager Tom Rogal, Assistant Maintenance Manager Kevin Kull and District Press Officer Ron Young will be meeting with representatives from local municipalities and Emergency Management Agency (EMA) coordinators from the western part of Schuylkill County to discuss upcoming and recently completed roadwork projects in the district, as well as the snow removal process during the recent blizzard.

Training America’s Future Workforce Starts at Home

Feb. 21, 2017 /

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.

State and Local Officials Join to Unveil New Traffic Light on Route 901

Feb. 14, 2017 /

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.

SCI Frackville to remain open

Jan. 26, 2017 /

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.

Tobash Places First in Draft Horse Team Driving Event at 101st PA Farm Show

Jan. 12, 2017 /

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.

Local lawmakers ask residents to sign petition to keep SCI Frackville open

Jan. 12, 2017 /

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.