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Sen. Schwank Announces Fire/EMS Grant Awards for Berks County 1st Responders

READING, April 25, 2016 – More than five dozen Berks County EMS and fire companies will receive state grants totaling more than $840,000 to help with training, equipment purchases and construction or renovation of facilities, Sen. Judy Schwank announced today.……Continue reading »

More than 70k Acres of Berks County Farmland Now Protected, Sen. Schwank Says

HARRISBURG, April 14, 2016 – The number of acres of Berks County agricultural land protected by Pennsylvania’s farmland preservation program eclipsed 70,000 today, state Sen. Judy Schwank said. The milestone happened when the Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board, of which……Continue reading »

Statewide Drug Addiction Study Proposed by Schwank Ordered by PA Senate

HARRISBURG, April 4, 2016 – The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously approved Sen. Judy Schwank’s resolution for an advisory task force to find better ways to address drug addiction and treatment. “I believe the task force will find that Pennsylvania needs……Continue reading »

Business Tips, Advice on Tap Wednesday During Sen. Schwank’s ‘W.E. R.O.A.R. Summit’

READING, March 28, 2016 – Women business owners and entrepreneurs will have the unique opportunity to learn how to grow their businesses Wednesday, March 30, during a special seminar in Reading sponsored by Sen. Judy Schwank and a group of……Continue reading »

‘Retirement Not The End of Judicial Reform,’ Sens. Williams, Schwank Say as They Demand Action on Judicial Reform Proposals, Punishment for Those Involved

HARRISBURG, March 22, 2016 – On the plaza of the state government building that houses Pennsylvania’s highest appellate courts, state Sens. Anthony Hardy Williams and Judy Schwank called for renewed efforts to improve the accountability of commonwealth justices and said……Continue reading »

Sens. Schwank, Williams to Urge Action on Judicial Reform Proposals

HARRISBURG, March 21, 2016 – Two of Pennsylvania’s leading legislative voices for better performance and oversight of the commonwealth’s judicial system will hold a press conference at 11 a.m., tomorrow, Tuesday, March 22, to call for judicial performance and oversight……Continue reading »

Schwank’s Hemp Bill Sails Through Senate

HARRISBURG, March 16, 2016 – State Sen. Judy Schwank’s proposal to return hemp as a legal, cash crop in Pennsylvania was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate today. Senate Bill 50, which Schwank and Sen. Mike Folmer introduced more than a……Continue reading »