Senator Judy Schwank

Schwank Issues Statement on Purchase of Clover Farms

Reading, PA - January 24, 2023 - State Sen. Judy Schwank issued the following statement regarding Cream-O-Land Dairy, Inc.’s purchase of Clover Farms. "I've been aware that the owners of Clover Farms were looking at the possibility of selling for quite some time now....

Senate Approves Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen First Amendment Rights for Teachers

HARRISBURG – The Senate of Pennsylvania approved a measure to eliminate a section from the state’s Education Code that prohibits a teacher from wearing any dress, mark, emblem, or insignia indicative of his or her faith or denomination, according to the measure’s...
Expungement and Pardon Clinic

Over 100 People Attend Expungement and Pardon Clinic

Reading — January 13, 2023 — 107 Berks County residents attended and received assistance at Thursday evenings expungement and pardon clinic.  The event took place at the DoubleTree in Reading and was hosted by Magisterial District Judges Tonya...
Senator Judy Schwank

Schwank Applauds Awarding of Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Funding

Reading — January 11, 2023 — Today, state Sen. Judy Schwank applauded the awarding of over $4.3 million in Violence Intervention Program grant funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.  The awards in Berks County are as follows: Berks...

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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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Schwank Applaud Passage of Expedited Partner Therapy Act

Schwank Applaud Passage of Expedited Partner Therapy Act

Harrisburg — November 1, 2022 — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives recently passed Senate Bill 317, sponsored by Sens. Patrick Browne (R-Lehigh), Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne), Judy Schwank (D-Berks), and Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia) by a vote of 173 to 26. ...

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