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Schwank and Rozzi Hosted Free ACA Event for Constituents

Schwank and Rozzi Hosted Free ACA Event for Constituents

Reading, November 18, 2020 – State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) and State Rep. Mark Rozzi (D-126th district) hosted a free Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment event at the Muhlenberg Township Building on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Senate District 11 Receives More Than $150k in Safe School Grants

Senate District 11 Receives More Than $150k in Safe School Grants

Harrisburg, November 16, 2020The Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded $155,000 to Berks County schools to prevent and reduce violent incidents, to purchase safety and security-related equipment, and to provide for the training and compensation of school...

Schuylkill Valley Community Library Receives $130,000 Keystone Grant

Schuylkill Valley Community Library Receives $130,000 Keystone Grant

Reading, November 12, 2020 − The Pennsylvania Department of Education today awarded Schuylkill Valley Community Library $134,712 in a Keystone Grant for building improvements, including replacing the roof, improving ADA accessibility and adding restrooms, State Sen....

Schwank Receives Penn State Agricultural Council Leadership Award

Schwank Receives Penn State Agricultural Council Leadership Award

Reading, October 15, 2020 The Penn State Agricultural Council today recognized State Senator Judy Schwank (D-11th district) as their Leadership Award recipient for 2019. The Council, first formed in 1961, is comprised of organizations, groups and businesses that...

Schwank Milk Labeling Bill Passes Senate

Schwank Milk Labeling Bill Passes Senate

Harrisburg, October 6, 2020 Today the Pennsylvania Senate approved 50-0 a bill that would allow milk processors more flexibility in labeling. The legislation was inspired by a dairy industry study Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) requested in 2018 which suggested...

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...