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Caltagirone, Rozzi, Schwank Announce $190K State Grants for Berks

Caltagirone, Rozzi, Schwank Announce $190K State Grants for Berks

READING, Sept. 15, 2020 – State Reps. Tom Caltagirone and Mark Rozzi and State Sen. Judy Schwank announced three Berks county organizations received more than $190,000 from the COVID-19 Cultural and Museum Preservation Grant Program. The program, funded through the...

Schwank Announces $1.78 Million Grant Funding for District 11

Schwank Announces $1.78 Million Grant Funding for District 11

Reading, August 17, 2020  Twelve Berks County municipalities and municipal authorities, including the City of Reading, have been awarded state water and sewer infrastructure grants totaling $1.78 million by the Commonwealth Finance Authority, State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) announced today.

Schwank Lauds Industrial Sites Reuse Program Announcement

Schwank Lauds Industrial Sites Reuse Program Announcement

Reading, July 31, 2020 State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) applauds $878,612 for the former Buttonwood Gateway site in Reading granted to the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Reading through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP). The ISRP provides...

Schwank to Introduce Legislation to Repeal Fireworks Act

Schwank to Introduce Legislation to Repeal Fireworks Act

Harrisburg, June 29, 2020 State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th District) will soon introduce legislation to repeal the Fireworks Act of 2017. The legislation is inspired by municipalities and police and fire departments across the Commonwealth who are unable to...

Schwank District Office Reopening Monday, June 29

Schwank District Office Reopening Monday, June 29

Reading, June 26, 2020 −  Starting Monday, June 29, State Senator Judy Schwank’s district office at 210 George Street will reopen to the public. While following Senate COVID-19 policies and precautions, Schwank and staff will once again be available to help...

Occupational Reform Bill on Way to Governor’s Desk

Occupational Reform Bill on Way to Governor’s Desk

Harrisburg, June 25, 2020 − The Pennsylvania Senate approved a bill introduced by Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) and Sen. John DiSanto (R-15th district) that enacts a series of reforms designed to remove several barriers to licensure for Pennsylvanians with...

Joint Policy Hearing Focuses on Pandemic Funding for Childcare Centers

Joint Policy Hearing Focuses on Pandemic Funding for Childcare Centers

Harrisburg – May 27, 2020 – At the request of state Senators Judy Schwank (D – Berks) and Lindsey Williams (D – Allegheny), the Senate and House Democratic Policy Committees today held a virtual public hearing to discuss critical funding for childcare centers, pre-K,...

Upgrades for Perkiomen Avenue Water Main Approved by PENNVEST

Upgrades for Perkiomen Avenue Water Main Approved by PENNVEST

READING, April 22, 2020 – A low-interest loan in the amount of $1.7 million approved today by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) will help fund the Mount Penn Borough Municipal Authority’s recently completed Perkiomen Avenue Water Main...

Schwank Announces Two Non-Profit Security Grants Awarded in Berks

Schwank Announces Two Non-Profit Security Grants Awarded in Berks

Reading, March 11, 2020 − A Mohnton church and Wyomissing Synagogue each received a Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) Non-Profit Security Grant to improve the safety and security of their facility, State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11) announced. The...