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Senator Schwank and Representative Rozzi Annonunce State Grant to Help Lower Alsace and Mount Penn Borough Enhance Joint Code Enforcement Program

February 1, 2016: Senator Judy Schwank (D-11) and Representative Mark Rozzi (D-126) today announced that Lower Alsace Township has been awarded a $41,300 Municipal Services Program Shared Services Grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to enhance……Continue reading »

Move to Shrink the Pennsylvania Legislature Gains Steam

Voters could have a chance in the next few years to decide if they want to employ fewer state lawmakers. The state Senate has approved a bill to reduce the number of seats in the state House of Representatives from……Continue reading »

Sen. Schwank, Rep. Rozzi: $490K in New Community Conservation Grants Awarded to Berks County

HARRISBURG, Jan. 28, 2016 – Work to improve trails and parks in Berks County received new state investments of about $490,000 today, state Sen. Judy Schwank and Rep. Mark Rozzi announced. The investments, from the Department of Conservation and Natural……Continue reading »

Sen. Schwank Issues Statement on Senate’s AG Kane Vote

HARRISBURG, Jan. 27, 2016 – State Sen. Judy Schwank, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Address, issued the following statement today after voting against the report the committee submitted to the full Senate by a 5-2 vote….Continue reading »

In First Year, Wolf Goes ‘Right into the Cauldron’

Gov. Tom Wolf hasn’t traveled the smoothest path in his first year in Harrisburg. One look at the state budget impasse makes it all too clear that he’s faced a rocky road. The York Democrat has locked horns with a……Continue reading »

For state Sen. Judy Schwank, the Farm Show is an Annual Ritual

HARRISBURG – Visiting the Pennsylvania Farm Show is a tradition for State Sen. Judy Schwank. She’ll run into Berks County farmers and constituents, and catch up with people up and down the East Coast whom she’s met throughout the years.……Continue reading »

Schwank’s Proposal for Drug-Treatment Study Gains Supporters

Harrisburg, Pa. — A push by state Sen. Judy Schwank to bring about a formal state government study of the cost, effectiveness and availability of drug treatment appears to be gathering steam. Schwank said 24 senators have signed a co-sponsorship……Continue reading »