Knowles Files Sims Censure Resolution

Jun. 06, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) today filed House Resolution 387, which is excerpted below, calling for the censure of Rep. Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia).

State Grant Supports Kline Township Highway Repairs

Feb. 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.

Knowles to Host Tamaqua District Office Open House and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Sept. 28

Sep. 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.

Knowles Votes ‘Yes’ on 2017-18 State Budget

Jun. 30, 2017 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) voted yes on the state’s 2017-18 state budget plan that seeks to spend $31.9 billion in the upcoming fiscal year. Following the vote, Knowles made the below statement:

Local lawmakers testify at public hearing on Hamburg State Center

Jan. 30, 2017 /

HAMBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) testified at Monday’s public hearing hosted by the Department of Human Services regarding the proposed closure of Hamburg State Center.

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.

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.