News Releases

Jul

21

2017

July 21, 2017

State Sen. Tom Killion (R-9) announced today that he has called on top officials involved with the Mariner East II /Sunoco Pipeline project to attend regular weekly briefings for local municipal representatives to increase accountability and the exchange of critical information between all those along the project.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

State Senator Tom Killion (R-9) announced the Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 state budget. House Bill 218 provides for a state budget of $32 billion which represents a 0.2% increase over the previous year and contains investments in key budget area like basic education, Pre-K education programs, and special education.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2017

June 08, 2017

State Senator Tom Killion (R-9) was joined by Rep. Becky Corbin (R-155) and Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan to announce proposed legislation to expand Pennsylvania’s hate crime statute. The proposal was motivated by recent attacks in West Chester, Chester County, and the Germantown section of Philadelphia.   [Read More]

May

31

2017

May 31, 2017

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) has awarded almost $2 million in grants to 141 eligible museums and official county historical societies from 57 Pennsylvania counties.   [Read More]

Mar

30

2017

March 30, 2017

Today, Senator Tom Killion (R-9) is happy to announce that Nether Providence Township has been awarded $147,721 in grant money from the PA Small Water and Sewer to help reline the Beatty Run and Creekside Lane sewer lines within the township.   [Read More]

Mar

30

2017

March 30, 2017

Today, Senator Tom Killion (R-9) announced that his efforts in advocating for grant awards for both West Goshen Sewer and Westtown Township have been successful. The West Goshen Sewer Authority has been awarded $290,000 in funds to assist in upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant located within the township.   [Read More]

Mar

28

2017

March 28, 2017

Seeking to strengthen and reform Pennsylvania’s domestic violence laws, Senators Tom Killion (R9) and Tom McGarrigle (R26) joined with a group of Pennsylvania senators today and unveiled four bills designed to offer greater protections to victims of domestic violence and their children.  WATCH Senators Tom Killion (R-9), Tom McGarrigle (R-26), Randy Vulakovich (R-38), and Camera […]   [Read More]

Mar

28

2017

March 28, 2017

Seeking to strengthen and reform Pennsylvania’s domestic violence laws, a group of Pennsylvania senators today unveiled four bills designed to offer greater protections to victims of domestic violence and their children, as well as hold abusers accountable.     [Read More]

Mar

24

2017

March 24, 2017

News Advisory - Members of the Senate Republican Caucus from Across Pennsylvania will introduce a package of bills to help strengthen Pennsylvania’s PFA statute. Senators, along with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and other law enforcement partners, will discuss the various proposals and the importance of efforts to strengthen Pennsylvania’s PFA laws Watch Live   [Read More]

Feb

14

2017

February 14, 2017

State Senators Tom McGarrigle (R-26), Senator Tom Killion (R-9), Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and labor leaders today praised the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) approval of permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline.   [Read More]

Jan

25

2017

January 25, 2017

State Senator Tom Killion (R-9) announced the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has awarded $320,000 in Riparian Forest Buffer grants for Chester County and some parts of 9th Senatorial District.   [Read More]

Jan

24

2017

January 24, 2017

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) announced committee assignments for the 2017-18 legislative session. Senator Killion will serve on the following committees:   [Read More]