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03/28/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) has been appointed to serve on the Joint Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee (JLCC) by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).
02/05/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) issued the following statement following the governor’s budget address on Tuesday:
02/01/2019
HARRISBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill) announced a grant today from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) that will finance repairs to 13 sections of deteriorated highway in Kline Township.
01/22/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) has been selected to serve on the high-profile state House Education and Judiciary committees.
01/02/2019
Joined by his grandsons holding the Bible in the PA House chamber, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) took the oath of office to begin his sixth term serving the people of the 124th Legislative District.
10/18/2018
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) to establish a penalty for the unlawful use of a camera, recording device or any other electronic device in a courthouse facility (House Bill 149) was unanimously advanced by the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday.
10/03/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) today identified the individual responsible for obstructing the chance for the voters of Pennsylvania to decide next year about whether to reduce the size of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives or not.
09/14/2018
TAMAQUA – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) cordially invites residents of the 124th Legislative District to join him on Friday, Sept. 28, for an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony at his new Tamaqua district office, located at 202 E. Broad St., which is the former AAA office. This special event will be held during regular office hours from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
09/11/2018
ORWIGSBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) today announced a $750,000 Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program (RCAP) grant to complete necessary renovations to the Orwigsburg Veterans Community Memorial Hall.
08/21/2018
HARRISBURG – On Monday at the White House, Reps. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) were honored to attend President Donald J. Trump’s Salute to the Heroes of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The event was held to recognize the dangerous, important work of America’s border officers.
06/28/2018
HARRISBURG – In light of the recent Janus decision put forth by the U.S. Supreme Court, which removes the requirement for non-union members of public unions to pay a fair-share fee, Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) is eagerly rallying support among his colleagues for related legislation he is sponsoring.
06/27/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) remains optimistic that Pennsylvania voters could have the opportunity to vote on reducing the size of the state House of Representatives. This measure he supports would allow voters their constitutional right to decide if the House should consist of 203 or 151 members. Knowles made the following statement:
03/13/2018
HARRISBURG – By a vote of 109-80, the state House approved an amended version of Rep. Jerry Knowles’ (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) House Bill 153 on Tuesday.
03/09/2018
HARRISBURG – The House approved an amended version of House Bill 153, sponsored by Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill), on second consideration in early February. This bill would allow the people of Pennsylvania to decide if the House should consist of 203 representatives, or 151 representatives. If the people decide to downsize, the state Constitution would be amended.
02/06/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) issued the following statement after the governor’s budget address on Tuesday: