Rep. Goodman, Sen. Argall welcome state grant for a healthcare facility within Miners Lofts

(Nov 18, 2019)

State Rep. Neal P. Goodman and state Sen. David Argall announced that Geisinger Health Foundation will receive $375,000 in state funding to build a healthcare facility for senior citizens within a former garment factory in Minersville that is being converted into affordable senior housing. Read more

 

Rep. Goodman announces $40,000 state grant for East Norwegian Township

(Nov 14, 2019)

State Rep. Neal P. Goodman announced that East Norwegian Township will receive a $40,000 state grant to help with improvements at Schoentown Park. Read more

 

Rep. Goodman, Sen. Argall announce grants to help pedestrian, vehicular safety in Minersville and Ryan Township

(Nov 12, 2019)

State Rep. Neal P. Goodman and state Sen. David Argall announced that Minersville and Ryan Township will receive state grants to improve pedestrian and vehicular safety. Read more

 

Rep. Goodman, longtime proponent of no-excuse absentee voting, hails House passing bill allowing mail-in balloting

(Oct 29, 2019)

Legislation initially introduced by state Rep. Neal P. Goodman that would allow Pennsylvanians to vote from their homes passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives today. Read more

 

Rep. Goodman supports bills to help volunteer first responders

(Oct 29, 2019)

State Rep. Neal P. Goodman recently voted for several bills that would help provide more support to volunteer fire companies and emergency services. Read more

 

Representative Goodman, Senator Argall welcome grant to help Blaschak Coal extract rare earth elements from anthracite resources

(Oct 21, 2019)

State Rep. Neal P. Goodman and state Sen. David Argall congratulated Blaschak Coal Corp. of Mahanoy City for securing a $25,000 grant that will help the company extract rare earth elements and critical materials/minerals from anthracite-based resources. Read more

 

Goodman, Argall celebrate opening of New Philadelphia walking trail

(Sep 20, 2019)

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 19 – State Rep. Neal P. Goodman and state Sen. David Argall cut a ribbon with New Philadelphia Mayor Ed Slane and Borough Council members on a newly completed walking trail along the Schuylkill River in New Philadelphia. Read more

 

Rep. Goodman, Gov. Wolf announce $1 million grant

(Aug 01, 2019)

State Rep. Neal P. Goodman and Gov. Tom Wolf announced that Pottsville Area School District will receive a $1 million state grant to aid in addressing catastrophic roof leakage at Martz Hall, caused by a combination of hail damage, partial roof blow-off and age. Read more

 

Dollar General expansion in Schuylkill County to create 100 jobs

(May 17, 2019)

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Dollar General Corporation has established a new cold storage facility in Schuylkill County. At full capacity, the project is expected to support the creation of 100 new jobs. Read more

 

Rep. Goodman’s legislation to protect veterans’ access to prescription drug assistance programs passes state House

(May 15, 2019)

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed state Rep. Neal P. Goodman’s bill that would allow Pennsylvania veterans to participate in state prescription drug assistance programs if a state veterans’ benefit or federal disability payment puts them over the income limit. Read more

 

Expansion of Clearly Clean Products will create more than 125 Jobs in Schuylkill County

(Mar 28, 2019)

Clearly Clean Products, LLC, a manufacturer of recyclable plastic trays for retail food products, will expand its presence in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. The project, supported through state funding, is expected to create more than 125 jobs in the region. Read more

 

Goodman, Argall announce $500,000 grant for safety improvements in Ashland

(Mar 26, 2019)

Ashland will receive a $500,000 state grant for safety improvements along Centre Street in the borough’s central business district. Read more

 

Reps. Goodman and Gillespie praise move to expand Pennsylvania’s mentored hunting programs

(Jan 29, 2019)

State Reps. Neal P. Goodman and Keith Gillespie, who championed legislation to bridge the state’s mentored youth and mentored adult hunting programs, hailed a vote today by the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners that will make that change through a regulation. The measure approved by commissioners will allow unlicensed people younger than 17 to participate in the mentored youth program, and will allow those 17 or older to participate in the mentored adult program. The change is expected to take effect this summer, after the regulation is reviewed and advertised. Read more

 

Get free assistance with your Property Tax/Rent Rebate

(Jan 23, 2019)

Forms for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for the 2018 tax year are available – and my office staff is ready to help you file yours for free! Read more

 

Goodman sworn in for a ninth term; will serve on House Democratic leadership team

(Jan 01, 2019)

State Rep. Neal P. Goodman was sworn in for a ninth term to represent the 123rd Legislative District . Read more

 

2019 Capitol Scenes Calendar

(Nov 29, 2018)

Please download and enjoy this free 2019 calendar featuring seasonal photos of our beautiful state Capitol. Read more

 

County legislative delegation announces grants for local communities

(Nov 15, 2018)

State Reps. Neal P. Goodman (D-Schuylkill), Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin), and Jerry Knowles (R-Schuylkill/Berks/Carbon), as well as state Sen. David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks), today announced Auburn, Mahanoy City, Saint Clair, and Shenandoah boroughs will receive grants for community improvement projects. Read more

 

Goodman re-elected to House Democratic leadership team

(Nov 14, 2018)

HARRISBURG, Nov. 14 – State Rep. Neal P. Goodman on Tuesday was re-elected to the House Democratic leadership team and will continue serving as caucus administrator for the 2019-20 legislative session. In that position, Goodman oversees day-to-day operations of the caucus at the Capitol. "I'm looking forward to continuing to carry out my responsibilities as caucus administrator, and continuing to represent the interests of the people of the 123 rd Legislative District," said Goodman, D-Schuylkill County. Goodman began serving as caucus administrator in 2012. House Democrats elect their leaders as part of reorganization every two years. Goodman is the first House Democrat from Schuylkill County to hold a leadership position in the caucus since his uncle, James Goodman, served as chairman of the House Democratic Policy Committee from 1977 to 1980. Goodman has worked in state government for 28 years, serving as chief of staff to retired state Rep. Edward J. Lucyk from 1993 to 2002. During that time, he served as executive director of the House Veterans Affairs and Tourism and Recreational Development committees. He took office as state representative in 2003, and was recently elected to a ninth term. Other members of the Democratic leadership team elected Tuesday are: Leader Frank Dermody, Allegheny County; Whip Jordan Harris, Philadelphia County; Caucus Chair Joanna McClinton, Philadelphia County; Caucus Secretary Rosita Youngblood, Philadelphia Read more

 

More than words; how Pennsylvania supports veterans

(Nov 08, 2018)

As Veterans Day nears, I wanted to share information on programs that benefit veterans and their families. To those from Schuylkill County who have bravely served our country, thank you and Happy Veterans Day. Read more

 

Senior prescription program expanded to help more people

(Oct 23, 2018)

I voted for legislation that would allow more senior citizens in Schuylkill County and across the state pay for their prescription medication. Putting people first and focusing on health care is part of the House Democrats' Plan for Pennsylvania. Read more

 

Rep. Goodman, Sen. Argall welcome state grant for a healthcare facility within Miners Lofts
Nov 18, 2019

Rep. Goodman announces $40,000 state grant for East Norwegian Township
Nov 14, 2019

Rep. Goodman, Sen. Argall announce grants to help pedestrian, vehicular safety in Minersville and Ryan Township
Nov 12, 2019

Rep. Goodman, longtime proponent of no-excuse absentee voting, hails House passing bill allowing mail-in balloting
Oct 29, 2019

Rep. Goodman supports bills to help volunteer first responders
Oct 29, 2019

Representative Goodman, Senator Argall welcome grant to help Blaschak Coal extract rare earth elements from anthracite resources
Oct 21, 2019

Goodman, Argall celebrate opening of New Philadelphia walking trail
Sep 20, 2019

Rep. Goodman, Gov. Wolf announce $1 million grant
Aug 01, 2019

Dollar General expansion in Schuylkill County to create 100 jobs
May 17, 2019

Rep. Goodman’s legislation to protect veterans’ access to prescription drug assistance programs passes state House
May 15, 2019

Expansion of Clearly Clean Products will create more than 125 Jobs in Schuylkill County
Mar 28, 2019

Goodman, Argall announce $500,000 grant for safety improvements in Ashland
Mar 26, 2019

Reps. Goodman and Gillespie praise move to expand Pennsylvania’s mentored hunting programs
Jan 29, 2019

Get free assistance with your Property Tax/Rent Rebate
Jan 23, 2019

Goodman sworn in for a ninth term; will serve on House Democratic leadership team
Jan 01, 2019

2019 Capitol Scenes Calendar
Nov 29, 2018

County legislative delegation announces grants for local communities
Nov 15, 2018

Goodman re-elected to House Democratic leadership team
Nov 14, 2018

More than words; how Pennsylvania supports veterans
Nov 08, 2018

Senior prescription program expanded to help more people
Oct 23, 2018