News Releases

Oct

21

2020

October 21, 2020

Legislation creates a state housing tax credit program to encourage private investment Senate Bill 30, authored by Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware), promoting new construction and the rehabilitation of blighted buildings for affordable housing is headed to the governor’s desk after being approved by the General Assembly today. “Affordable housing is in short supply […]   [Read More]

Oct

14

2020

October 14, 2020

WHAT: At the request of Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester/Delaware) the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on strengthening hate crime laws in Pennsylvania for the intellectually and physically disabled and the LGBTQ community. WHO: Senate Majority Policy Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington) Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester/Delaware) […]   [Read More]

Oct

02

2020

October 02, 2020

Senator Tom Killion released the following statement on House Resolution 1032 which would create a House of Representatives Select Committee on Election Integrity:    [Read More]

Oct

01

2020

October 01, 2020

 The Senate Majority Policy Committee workshop to discuss strengthening hate crime laws in Pennsylvania has been postponed. This event was requested by Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester/Delaware).   [Read More]

Sep

30

2020

September 30, 2020

At the request of Senator Tom Killion (R-Delaware/Chester) the Senate Majority Policy Committee will discuss strengthening Pennsylvania’s hate crime laws. This event will take place on Friday, October 1 at 1:00 p.m.   [Read More]

Sep

28

2020

September 28, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware released the following statement today regarding media speculation on the appointment of Pennsylvania’s presidential electors:   [Read More]

Sep

22

2020

September 22, 2020

The Legislative and Congressional Redistricting Act (LACRA), authored by Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) and which would establish clear, measurable district-drawing criteria designed to prevent partisan gerrymandering received committee approval today.   [Read More]

Sep

16

2020

September 16, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) and Penn State, ’79 released the following statement regarding the Big Ten Conference’s decision to play football this fall:   [Read More]

Sep

14

2020

September 14, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) today requested the Chester County Health Department, which also is overseeing the pandemic response in Delaware County, rescind its recommendation that school and youth sports not be played until 2021.   [Read More]

Sep

10

2020

September 10, 2020

Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) this week introduced legislation to substantially lower the cost of prescription medications for Pennsylvania residents, and his proposal is part of a new national effort on reducing drug prices state by state.   [Read More]

Sep

09

2020

September 09, 2020

School districts would have the final say on whether to allow school sports, extracurricular activities and spectators during the 2020-21 school year under a bill approved by the Senate today, according to Senator Killion.   [Read More]

Aug

20

2020

August 20, 2020

Noting the uncertain future of the current moratorium on utility shutoffs, Senator Tom Killion (R-Chester and Delaware) has introduced legislation that would allocate $100 million to households and small businesses delinquent on utility bills because of COVID-19.   [Read More]