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Argall set to host over 60 high school students at upcoming student government event

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For Immediate Release

October 2, 2017

 

Argall set to host over 60 high school students at upcoming student government event

 

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) is expecting over 60 high school students at his upcoming annual “Senator for a Day” student government seminar on Thursday, October 5 at Penn State University Berks Campus.

The event is set to kickoff at 8:30 a.m. with Sen. Argall welcoming the local high school students from 7 area schools to his annual event in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.

Students will be split into four separate committees to debate bills that mirror similar proposals under consideration in the state legislature. For example, students will debate school property tax elimination, liquor store privatization, welfare reform measures, sales tax expansion to cover digital product transactions, among several others.

Below is an agenda for Argall’s student government seminar:

8:30 a.m.              Senator Argall remarks about understanding the legislative process

9:00 a.m.              Students attend their mock committee meetings to debate and vote on bills

11:00 a.m.           Lunch

11:40 a.m.           General session and Q&A with Sen. Argall

1:30 p.m.             Dismissal

More details can be found in the program’s agenda here.

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