HARRISBURG, September 18, 2018 – Thirteen Berks County municipalities will receive a total of $1.325 million in new state investments for their ongoing efforts to improve water and sewer services.  Sen. Judy Schwank today said the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved Small Water and Sewer System grants for:  Robeson Township Municipal Authority, Sewage Pumping Improvements, $125,000;  Joint Authority of the Wyomissing Valley, UV Light Disinfection […]

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Harrisburg – October 24, 2016 – State Senator Judith L. Schwank today announced that two Berks County municipalities, Laureldale Borough and Exeter Township, have been approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority for $180,000 in grant funding through the Greenways, Trails, and Recreation Program to support recreation improvement efforts. According to Senator Schwank, Laureldale Borough will receive $150,000 […]

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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 a joint code enforcement program with Mount Penn Borough. According to the state legislators, the […]

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HARRISBURG, April 17, 2015 – With the May 1 deadline quickly approaching, state Sen. Judy Schwank today reminded Berks County students who are headed to college or are renewing their application to apply soon for a state grant. During the 2014-’15 academic year, the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency awarded 3,989 grants worth $9.12 million […]

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September 27, 2011, Harrisburg – State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) announced today that Berks County will receive nearly $27,000 in state grants to assist with recycling efforts and waste management. “Recycling and waste management are two effective ways to combat pollution in Pennsylvania,” Schwank said.  “The Department of Environmental Protection recognizes this and works diligently […]

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