News Releases

Apr

04

2020

April 04, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) will hold a tele-townhall event on the COVID-19 emergency for constituents this coming Thursday, April 9th at 3:30pm. Joining Killion to answer residents’ questions will be medical, emergency services and other subject matter experts.   [Read More]

Apr

02

2020

April 02, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) urged local business owners wishing to remain open during the COVID-19 emergency that they must apply for an exemption by 5:00pm tomorrow, Friday April 3rd.   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

In response to the unprecedented COVID-19 emergency, the Pennsylvania Senate today approved a package emergency-related bills, said Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) who voted remotely.   [Read More]

Mar

24

2020

March 24, 2020

State Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) today wrote U.S. Senators Robert P. Casey, Pat Toomey and U.S. Representatives Mary Gay Scanlon and Chrissy Houlahan urging the utilization of the federal Defense Production Act for the production of personal protection equipment (PPE) in response to the COVID-19 crisis.   [Read More]

Mar

22

2020

March 22, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) added his voice to a call from county officials in southeastern Pennsylvania to delay the 2020 Primary Election.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2020

March 19, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) announced today his co-sponsorship of comprehensive legislation that will waive the 180 instructional-day requirement for Pennsylvania schools and require the commonwealth to apply for an exemption from federal standardized testing requirements due to public health measures taken in response to the COVID-19 emergency.   [Read More]

Mar

18

2020

March 18, 2020

The Pennsylvania Senate took an important step to continue its operations safely today by passing a resolution allowing members to vote remotely, according to Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware).   [Read More]

Mar

17

2020

March 17, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) today announced plans to introduce legislation which would establish a program to provide zero-interest loans to small businesses affected by COVID-19 community mitigation measures.   [Read More]

Mar

16

2020

March 16, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) wrote Governor Tom Wolf and PA Secretary of Labor Jerry Oleksiak seeking clarification regarding the eligibility of hourly workers financially impacted by mandatory community mitigation orders to receive unemployment compensation (UC) benefits and urging them to take any executive action necessary to provide such benefits.   [Read More]

Mar

06

2020

March 06, 2020

Senator Tom Killion released the following statement regarding the announcement of presumed cases of coronavirus in Pennsylvania:   [Read More]

Feb

26

2020

February 26, 2020

Ten local school districts have been awarded more than $1.3 million in state grants to better protect students, Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) announced earlier today. “More than any place except home, kids deserve to feel safe and protected at school,” Killion said. “These grants will fund worthwhile projects and programs that enhance school […]   [Read More]

Feb

24

2020

February 24, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) introduced legislation designed to end congressional gerrymandering in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]