Two Reading Organizations Receive $420,000 in Gun Violence Reduction Grant Funding

Reading, PA − September 8, 2021 − Two Reading area non-profits, RIZE and The Village of Reading, received a total of $420,000 in Gun Violence Reduction Grant Program funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). RIZE, a youth arts...

State Senators Saval and Schwank to Introduce State Mask Legislation

Harrisburg, PA – August 30, 2021 – Today, State Senators Nikil Saval and Judy Schwank announced they will soon introduce legislation to support Governor Tom Wolf’s call for mask mandates in the state. Senator Schwank’s forthcoming bill would require general indoor...

Local Legislators Announce $475K in Grant Funding for Berks

READING, PA − August 2, 2021 − State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) and Rep. Mark Rozzi (D-126th district) announced three Berks County organizations received a total of $475,000 in Keystone Communities Program (KCP) grant funding from the Pennsylvania...

Three Boroughs Represented by Schwank Receive Grant Funding for Traffic Safety Improvements

Reading, PA − July 7, 2021 − Kutztown, Shillington and Wyomissing Boroughs were awarded Green Light-Go grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) totaling over $780,000, according to State Senator Judy Schwank. Kutztown received...

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Women’s Suffrage

Sen. Judy Schwank unveils a booklet in honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. The booklet, “100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage,” contains 15 biographies of prominent suffragists from Pennsylvania. Download booklet →

Spotted Lanternfly

I know many of you are facing an onslaught of spotted lanternflies. Click here to find information we have provided in e-newsletters and social media.

Distinguished Women of PA

Inside this book you will find pages filled with the stories of women from Pennsylvania who have made a big impact on the world. They were once kids just like you. They played outside, helped their parents around the house and worked hard to learn about the world around them.

Real ID

The REAL ID Act is a federal law passed by Congress after 9/11 that establishes specific minimum federal standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards to be accepted for certain federal purposes, like entering a federal building or boarding a domestic commercial flight. 

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