Schwank Applauds $176 Thousand in Safe Schools Target Grants

Reading – January 21, 2022 – Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) applauded today’s awarding of $176,798 in Safe Schools Targeted Grants to Berks County school districts by Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. “Every investment we can make in...

5 Berks County Conservation Projects Receive State Grant Funding

Reading – December 30, 2021 – The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) today announced that five Berks County projects were awarded $894,200 in grant funding.  Statewide, 317 projects, including four in the 11th senatorial...

Schwank Releases Statement on Joint Fireworks Hearing

Harrisburg, PA – December 15, 2021 – After today’s joint Pennsylvania House and Senate Agricultural and Rural Affairs committee hearing on fireworks law, Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th District) provided the following statement:  “Today’s hearing was useful. We...

Wolf Administration, General Assembly Announce $11.4 Million Investment in Cold Storage Infrastructure for Food Banks 

Reading, PA – December 9, 2021 − First Lady Frances Wolf joined members of the General Assembly and representatives from the charitable food network today at Mary’s Shelter in Reading to announce an $11.4 million investment in cold...

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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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