Reading, January 15, 2020  The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) today opened the application window for a new Non-Profit Security Grant program, which stemmed from language sponsored by State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11) to address security needs and confront violence and intolerance against organizations with diverse membership. The program was established in 2019 […]

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READING, December 19, 2019 –The Pennsylvania Department of Education awarded $50,000 to Reading Muhlenberg CTC to purchase new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand occupations, State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks), State Rep. Mark Rozzi (D-126th District) and State Rep. Tom Caltagirone (D-127th District) announced. The grant is one of 32 competitive grants totaling nearly […]

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Reading, December 10, 2019  State Sen. Judy Schwank is teaming with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General to bring a free information session on holiday scams to The Heritage of Green Hills at 200 Tranquility Lane in Cumru Township at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12. The event will feature a presentation by David Shallcross, […]

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Reading, November 19, 2019 – State Sen. Judy Schwank and State Rep. Mark Rozzi are hosting a free Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Muhlenberg Township Building at 210 George Street on Friday, Nov. 22. Pennsylvania’s Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman will open the event and be available […]

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HARRISBURG, November 12, 2019 – A Wyomissing Borough development/transportation enhancement project will receive a much-needed boost thanks to $2 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund grant funding approved today by the Commonwealth Financing Authority. Multimodal Transportation Funds are meant to improve transportation infrastructure and promote economic development. The grant will allow Wyomissing Borough to move forward […]

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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 for “no-excuse” absentee voting for years. Schwank said the expansion of absentee balloting to all […]

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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 resource and police officers, State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th District), State Rep. Mark Rozzi (D-126th […]

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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 Light-Go” program. One of the municipalities receiving funding is in Berks County. Wyomissing Borough – […]

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