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Schwank Applauds Senate Vote to Expand Absentee Voting Rights

Harrisburg, October 30, 2019 – All Pennsylvania voters would be able to vote by mail under legislation approved Monday by the Pennsylvania Senate. The bill includes language proposed by Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district), who has been a leading advocate…...Continue reading »

Legislators Announce School Safety Grants Awarded to Berks Schools

READING, October 17, 2019 – The Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded nearly $200,000 to Berks County schools to prevent and reduce violent incidents, to purchase safety and security-related equipment, and to provide for the training and compensation of school…...Continue reading »

Schwank Applauds Wyomissing for Securing Traffic Signal Improvements Funds

Reading, October 4, 2019 − State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) was encouraged by Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement that 24 municipalities will receive more than $5 million to support traffic signal upgrades. Funding comes through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s “Green…...Continue reading »

Schwank Dairy Industry Study Released by State’s Legislative Budget and Finance Committee

Harrisburg, September 25, 2019 − The Pennsylvania General Assembly’s Legislative Budget and Finance Committee today released a study of the Commonwealth’s dairy industry which was prompted by legislation sponsored by Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th District). The legislation, Senate Resolution 384,…...Continue reading »

Legislators Announce Two Projects Approved for State Grants

Reading, September 17, 2019  The Commonwealth Financing Authority approved $252,821 in grant funding through the Greenways, Trails, and Recreation Program to support recreation improvement efforts, according to Sen. Judy Schwank and Reps. Thomas Caltagirone and Mark Rozzi.  The Commonwealth Financing…...Continue reading »

Legislators Announce Berks County to Receive More Than $800,000 in Grants

READING, September 12, 2019 – The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s Criminal Justice Advisory Committee has granted Berks County more than $800,000 across six projects aimed to address drug court initiatives and projects to help victims of crime, State…...Continue reading »

Senator Judy Schwank Sponsoring Two College Financial Aid Events

Reading, September 10, 2019  On Thursday, September 26, beginning at 6 p.m., Senator Judy Schwank is sponsoring her annual College Financial Aid Awareness Seminar in the Commissioners Board Room of the Muhlenberg Township Building, 210 George Street, Reading, Pennsylvania.  And,…...Continue reading »