Pennslyvania State Rep Jerry Knowles

TAMAQUA, Pa. - Pennsylvania Rep. Jerry Knowles is seeking another term.

The Republican announced his bid for re-election to the state House of Representatives in a news release Thursday.

Knowles represents the 124th Legislative District, which covers parts of Schuylkill, Berks and Carbon counties.

He said his main priority continues to be "legislation to eliminate the failed property tax system that hurts local schools, homeowners, and senior citizens."