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Uptick in Unemployment Fraud Scams

Uptick in Unemployment Fraud Scams

Reading, PA − June 29, 2021 − My office has seen a significant uptick in calls related to unemployment fraud since the implementation of the new Unemployment Compensation (UC) system. As many are aware, the rollout of this new system has been very difficult....

Schwank Sponsored Milk Bill Passes Senate

Schwank Sponsored Milk Bill Passes Senate

Harrisburg, PA − June 23, 2021 − The Pennsylvania Senate voted 50-0 to approve a bill that would allow milk processors more flexibility in labeling. The legislation stems from a dairy industry study Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) requested in 2018 which...

Schwank Announces $200k Grant Funding for District 11

Schwank Announces $200k Grant Funding for District 11

Reading, May 25, 2021 − The city of Reading and the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Berks have been awarded state Blight Remediation Program grants totaling $200,000 by the Commonwealth Finance Authority, State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) announced...

Berks Legislators Announce Act 13, MultiModal Grants

Berks Legislators Announce Act 13, MultiModal Grants

HARRISBURG- April 21, 2021- The Commonwealth Financing Authority approved $1.55 million in grant funding for transportation, recreation and environmental projects in Berks County, according to members of Berks County’s legislative delegation. Three projects received...

Senate Votes to Strengthen First Amendment Rights for Teachers

Senate Votes to Strengthen First Amendment Rights for Teachers

HARRISBURG – April 19, 2021 – The Senate of Pennsylvania unanimously approved a measure to align Pennsylvania with every other state in the nation in preserving and protecting First Amendment rights for educators, according to the measure’s sponsors, Senators Kristin...

Berks County Lawmakers Announce $100K Grant for City of Reading

Berks County Lawmakers Announce $100K Grant for City of Reading

HARRISBURG, April 16, 2021 – State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) and state Reps. Mark Rozzi (D-126th district) and Manny Guzman (D-127th district) announced a grant totaling $129,230 has been approved for the city of Reading through the state’s Multimodal...

State Lawmakers Announce $499K Grant for Albright College

Reading - April 13, 2021 - Berks County state lawmakers Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) along with Reps. Mark Rozzi (D-126th district) and Manny Guzman (D-127th district) announced a $499,711 PASmart Advancing Grant has been approved for Albright College to expand...

Democratic Senators Intervene in Fracking Lawsuit Against DRBC

Democratic Senators Intervene in Fracking Lawsuit Against DRBC

BUCKS COUNTY − March 12, 2021 − State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) was joined by Democratic colleagues today in New Hope to announce their action to protect clean drinking water for millions of Pennsylvanians from the environmental hazards of fracking. Their...

Schwank Announces Three Non-Profit Security Grants Awarded in Berks

Schwank Announces Three Non-Profit Security Grants Awarded in Berks

Reading, March 10, 2021 − Three Berks organizations 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 grants, which...