Knowles Announces Funds for Tamaqua’s Police Station/Community Center Project

Dec. 07, 2021 /

Knowles Announces Funds for Tamaqua’s Police Station/Community Center Project

HARRISBURG – Tamaqua Area Community Partnership Inc. today was awarded $2 million for construction of Tamaqua’s new police station and community center through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), announced Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill), who played a key role in securing the state funding.

Bring Back Logic, Civility, Common Sense and Compromise

Aug. 30, 2021 /

Where have the days gone of civility in not only our political process, but of simply interacting with one another? The days are long gone of individuals being able to compromise with each other and work together. The sense of community has been lost.

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.

We Need Unity in Our Election Process

Feb. 09, 2021 /

Pennsylvanians take their elections very seriously and that’s a good thing. We, as elected officials, must be certain to provide residents with the best election process which conforms to our constitutional requirements, is transparent, has integrity and is accessible.

Heffley, Knowles Announce COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funding for Local Schools

Jan. 15, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – School districts in the 122nd and 124th Legislative Districts will share more than $35.2 million in federal funding as part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act recently passed by Congress, according to Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill).

Knowles to Take Oath of Office Jan. 5

Jan. 04, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) will take the oath of office as state representative in the 124th Legislative District