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September 2019

Senator Schwank took time to applaud a national leader in Hospice Care, who is on a bicycle tour across Pennsylvania to raise awareness for end-of-life care.

July 2019

Governor Wolf has signed Senator Schwank’s legislation into law, making it easier to report sexual assault and violence on college campuses.

Governor Wolf has signed the PA Farm Bill into law. It’s designed to assist farmers in their day-to-day business and open up new markets for their products. Senator Schwank contributed to the PA Farm Bill’s success.

June 2019

Current Pennsylvania law allows boys and girls as young as 15 to be married with parental consent. Legislation co-sponsored by Senator Schwank is moving through the state Senate that would change that.

Senator Schwank, fellow legislators and activists are calling for the passage of bills that would make voting easier for Pennsylvanians.

Senator Schwank is among a group of lawmakers who are introducing a bill in Harrisburg that will provide funding to insure safety for churches and other non-profit organizations.

May 2019

Legislation being introduced by Senator Schwank would standardize the procedure parents would use if they want to exempt their children from vaccinations before sending them to school.

A four-bill package, described as key pieces of the Pennsylvania Farm Bill, has been introduced in the Senate.  Two of the bills are being sponsored by Senator Schwank.

A task force that’s been looking into lead contamination across the state has turned in its report, and Senator Schwank is one of a number of lawmakers who are responding with a package of bills designed to keep Pennsylvanians, especially children, safe.

Legislation co-sponsored by Senator Schwank is targeting those who extort others by demanding sex for services or favors.

April 2019

“Equal pay for equal work” is something a lot of businesses in Pennsylvania still don’t provide. Senator Schwank is one of a number of Senate Democrats that have have introduced legislation to change that.

March 2019

Senator Schwank says Governor Wolf’s 2019 budget proposal includes a plan to help grow and develop agriculture in Pennsylvania.

Senator Schwank joined with citizens and lawmakers in Harrisburg to call for improvements in pipeline safety procedures and to increase oversight in pipeline construction and maintenance.

February, 2019

Senator Schwank reacts to Governor Wolf’s 2019 Budget Address

January 2019

Senator  Schwank and a bipartisan group of fellow state Senators has proposed a package of bills designed to make it easier for Pennsylvanians to vote.

Senator Schwank made her annual visit to the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. She says, more than ever, the Farm Show is a place of discovery and innovation, for the farmer as well as for the general public.

A new year, a new session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Senator Schwank talks about what she’s looking to accomplish in the state Senate in the new year.