News Releases

Jul

08

2016

July 08, 2016

Many Pennsylvania counties will save millions of dollars and be able to provide better long-term care due to passage by the General Assembly of a compromised version of a proposal first introduced by Sen. Killion. The Killion initiative eliminates the requirement for counties to pay 10 percent of the non-federal cost of services for Medicaid residents cared for in their skilled care facilities, and was included in amendments to the Human Services Code.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2016

July 01, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) today announced nearly $2 million in Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) grants awarded for local projects in Aston Township and Trainer Borough.   [Read More]

Jun

28

2016

June 28, 2016

The State Senate this week adopted a resolution sponsored by Senator Tom Killion (R-9) declaring the week of June 20 through June 26 as “Heat Stroke Prevention Week” in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Jun

15

2016

June 15, 2016

Senators Tom Killion (R-9) and Elder Vogel Jr. (R-47) today joined legislators and health care advocates at a Harrisburg news conference to outline initiatives aimed at promoting telemedicine in Pennsylvania.   Listen Senator Killion's remarks Senator Vogel's remarks   [Read More]

May

24

2016

May 24, 2016

Last week, I offered an amendment to HB1552 that will bring greater fairness to school funding throughout Pennsylvania – ensuring all our schools and students have access to a quality education.   [Read More]

May

23

2016

May 23, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) was recently appointed to serve on five Senate Committees for the remainder of the current legislative session.   [Read More]

May

20

2016

May 20, 2016

To mark May 15th through 21st as “Emergency Medical Services Week” in Pennsylvania, Senator Tom Killion (R-9) presented a resolution to the Brookhaven Volunteer Fire Company to recognize its firefighters and EMTs for their service to the community.   [Read More]

May

19

2016

May 19, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) joined Governor Tom Wolf, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan, other members of law enforcement, and local officials today at a roundtable discussion in Brookhaven on Pennsylvania's heroin and opioid crisis.   [Read More]

May

17

2016

May 17, 2016

State Senator Tom Killion (R-Delaware) announced today that seven municipalities in the 9th Senatorial District will receive nearly $800,000 in state grants to improve area intersections and increase traffic safety.   [Read More]

May

11

2016

May 11, 2016

    Tom Killion (R-9) was sworn into office as the state senator representing the 9th Senatorial District in Delaware and Chester counties during a ceremony today in the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

May

05

2016

May 05, 2016

State Senator-Elect Tom Killion (R-9) will formally be sworn into office during a ceremony set for 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 11, in the Senate Chamber of the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg.   [Read More]

Apr

27

2016

April 27, 2016

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today congratulated Senator-elect Tom Killion on his election to the state Senate in Tuesday’s special election in the 9th Senatorial District.   [Read More]