HARRISBURG, May 2, 2013 – State Senator Judith L. Schwank applauded the adoption of an amendment to a bill that will save the old Barto and Eastern Berks fire departments $17,000. The Senate Finance Committee approved the amendment Wednesday as it reported out House Bill 465, which is designed to create a transfer tax exemption […]

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READING, April 24, 2013 – Sen. Judy Schwank will be working with parents, children and residents of her 11th Senatorial District to “Spring Clean Berks” on Saturday, April 27. The senator’s 2nd annual spring cleaning of the community take place in two sessions on Saturday. Details are below. Media coverage is encouraged. WHAT:          2nd Annual […]

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READING, April 12, 2013 — The U.S. Army will hold a “farewell ceremony” at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, at Governor Mifflin Intermediate School for the U.S. Army’s 333rd Engineer Company (Horizontal). State Sen. Judy Schwank will attend the tribute. The 333rd will be heading to Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Most […]

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HARRISBURG, April 10, 2013 – State Senator Judith L. Schwank said today that a bill she has proposed would help ensure that state police have sufficient resources to provide public safety services. Schwank (D-Berks) said Senate Bill 841 would offset funds the state provides to municipalities from motor license revenue in the same amount as […]

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HARRISBURG, April 3, 2013 – Gov. Tom Corbett today told Reading business leaders how important it is to sell the state’s successful and profitable liquor stores, but he delivered the message in the wrong city, Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) said today. “Reading is in the midst of an economic struggle similar to other cities and […]

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READING, March 28, 2013 — State Sen. Judy Schwank will hold a town hall meeting at 7 p.m., April 4, for residents of Exeter Township and surrounding communities in the Community Room of the Exeter Community Library, 4569 Prestwick Drive, Exeter. “This is an opportunity for us to have a conversation about the issues impacting […]

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