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Gov’s Proposal to Improve Workforce Skills Now Before Committee as Schwank Bill

READING, May 14, 2015 – One of Pennsylvania’s champions for education has converted Gov. Tom Wolf’s idea for career and technical instruction into a proposal that is now before a Senate committee for consideration. Sen. Judy Schwank’s Senate Bill 114……Continue reading »

Legislation to Protect Construction Zone Workers Detailed

Harrisburg – May 12, 2015 – After a recent series of accidents in construction zones, a bipartisan group of senators and state officials detailed legislation today that’s designed to protect workers in the zones. Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny)……Continue reading »

Bipartisan House-Senate caucus unveils Pa. Agenda for Women’s Health

HARRISBURG, May 11 – Members of the legislature’s Women’s Health Caucus today unveiled their “Pennsylvania Agenda for Women’s Health” for the new session at a Capitol news conference. The caucus is co-chaired by Reps. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, and Frank Farry,……Continue reading »

Senator Schwank Hosts All About You Youth Expo

Gather with friends and family members while getting important information that will help you now and in your future! Join us Thursday, May 7th from 5:30-7:30 PM at Reading High School’s Main Café. Come and learn about: How to obtain……Continue reading »

State Senate Hearing in Reading Focuses on Struggles of ex-offenders Seeking Work

Reading – April 28, 2015 – At the request of state Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks), the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a roundtable discussion on employment challenges facing people with criminal records. “While acknowledging that reasonable restrictions and prohibitions……Continue reading »

Sen. Schwank to Host Senate Discussion in Reading on Employment Challenges for People with Criminal Records

At the request of state Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks), the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee is coming to Reading to hold a roundtable discussion on employment challenges facing people with criminal records. The meeting will take place at 11 a.m.……Continue reading »

Sens. Schwank, Rafferty Announce Pivotal $5.3M State Investment for Geigertown

HARRISBURG, April 22, 2015 – Residents of a southeastern Berks County community will enjoy better drinking water following the completion of a sanitary sewer project that today was awarded a $5.3 million investment from the commonwealth. State Sens. Judy Schwank……Continue reading »