Berks County Awarded Grant Funding from Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

Reading, June 10, 2021  Three projects put forward by the Berk County will receive $884,403 in grant funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) for three projects according to Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district), Rep. Mark Rozzi...

Legislators Reaffirm their Commitment to Protecting Access to Abortion Hosted by PA Women’s Health Caucus

HARRISBURG, PA −  May 25, 2021 − Chairs, members, and advocates of the Pennsylvania Women’s Health Caucus (WHC) gathered today to reaffirm their commitment to protecting abortion access in response to the recent anti-abortion hearings in the Pennsylvania House...

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...

PA Senate Democrats Hold Policy Hearing on the Impact of the State System of Higher Education Redesign Plan

Harrisburg – May 17, 2021 - At the request of state Senators Judy Schwank (D-Berks) and Lindsey M. Williams (D-Allegheny), the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a virtual public hearing on the impact of the Pennsylvania state system of higher...

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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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