Press Releases

Sen. Schwank to Host Telephone Town Hall on Fraud

Sen. Schwank to Host Telephone Town Hall on Fraud

Reading, PA – November 15 - State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11th district) will host a telephone town hall on Thursday, November 18 at 7 P.M. on fraud prevention. The event will give constituents an opportunity to ask questions they may have about how to protect themselves...

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Schwank, Adams Announce Pardon Project of Berks County

Schwank, Adams Announce Pardon Project of Berks County

Reading, PA- November 1, 2021- Today, State Senator Judy Schwank (D-11th district) and Berks County District Attorney John Adams announced the beginning of the Pardon Project of Berks County. Pardon Projects pair individuals seeking a pardon for a past crime with a...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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