News Releases

Feb

13

2020

February 13, 2020

It is with much regret I learned of Senator Joe Scarnati’s plans to forgo re-election and retire from the Senate of Pennsylvania at the end of his current term.   [Read More]

Feb

12

2020

February 12, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware), Chairman of the Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee released the following statement regarding the governor’s proposal to divert monies from the PA Horse Racing Development Trust Fund:   [Read More]

Feb

10

2020

February 10, 2020

A resolution introduced by Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) designating the week of February 17 through February 23, 2020, as Penn State THON week in Pennsylvania was unanimously adopted last week.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2020

February 04, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed 2020-21 budget:    [Read More]

Feb

03

2020

February 03, 2020

Senate Bill 30, introduced by Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware), that would establish a state housing tax credit to incentivize private investment to create new and preserve existing affordable rental housing, passed the Senate unanimously last week.   [Read More]

Jan

29

2020

January 29, 2020

The State Senate passed Deana’s Law, groundbreaking legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester & Delaware), requiring the use of innovative technology to combat drunk driving and named in memory of DUI homicide victim Deana Eckman.   [Read More]

Jan

16

2020

January 16, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) submitted direct testimony to an Administrative Law Judge as part of Flynn v. Sunoco Pipeline, L.P., the leading complaint filed regarding the Mariner East I & II pipelines that bisect Chester and Delaware counties. Killion is the only state legislator who is a party to a pipeline-related complaint.   [Read More]

Jan

02

2020

January 02, 2020

In an initial decision regarding a leak from the Mariner East I (ME1) pipeline in Berks County, a Public Utility Commission (PUC) Administrative Law Judge cited Senate Bill 284, sponsored by Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester & Delaware) as a potential remedy to the question of what confidential security information pipeline operators are required to share with county emergency planning officials.   [Read More]

Dec

19

2019

December 19, 2019

Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester & Delaware counties) streamlining the placement of offenders in drug treatment programs and other intermediate punishment programs, and expediting the parole process for non-violent offenders was signed by Governor Tom Wolf within minutes of the Senate concurring by a vote of 38-11 in amendments made by the state House yesterday.   [Read More]

Dec

05

2019

December 05, 2019

Makes a Big Mac© and meets with crewmembers and owners Working in a McDonald’s kitchen is not a typical job for a state senator, but that’s what Senator Tom Killion did Wednesday. Killion (R-Chester & Delaware), visited the McDonald’s on High Street in West Goshen where he learned how to make a Big Mac©, got […]   [Read More]

Dec

02

2019

December 02, 2019

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester & Delaware) will lead a walking tour, December 3 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm, of local, county and state officials highlighting recent strides that have been made to develop the Delaware River waterfront in the city of Chester.         [Read More]

Dec

02

2019

December 02, 2019

In the spirit of the holiday season, Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) and his staff are conducting a holiday food drive to benefit the West Chester Food Cupboard.   [Read More]