News Releases

Sep

28

2016

September 28, 2016

The Senate today unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Killion (R-9) that would implement Safe Opioid Prescribing Curriculum in all of Pennsylvania’s medical schools, as a way to help address the state’s growing opioid addiction crisis.   [Read More]

Sep

21

2016

September 21, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) and Senator Tom McGarrigle (R 26) will host two free COSTARS Workshops on Thursday, October 6 to provide information for local companies on state and local bidding opportunities.   [Read More]

Sep

19

2016

September 19, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) today announced that he will sponsor Growing Greener III legislation, along with co-sponsors Senator Richard Alloway (R-Franklin) and Senator Chuck McIlhinney (R-Bucks).   [Read More]

Sep

12

2016

September 12, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) today introduced legislation that would give businesses who sell electronic cigarettes and vape shop owners an extension on the time they have to pay a new tax, known as “a floor tax” that was enacted as part of this year’s budget revenue package.   [Read More]

Sep

09

2016

September 09, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) and Representative Chris Quinn (R-168) have sent a letter of request to Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, and Representative Stephen Barrar, Chair of the House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee, requesting a joint hearing to compile a thorough record of the current safety requirements in place regarding pipelines and to examine if any other steps are necessary at the state level are necessary.   [Read More]

Sep

08

2016

September 08, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) will host a free Kids Expo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, at the Brandywine Youth Club Field House, located on 43 Thornton Road in Glen Mills.   [Read More]

Sep

06

2016

September 06, 2016

At a news conference today in Glen Mills, Senator Tom Killion (R-9) announced the introduction of Senate Bill 1359, a bill that would level the playing field for hundreds of beer distributors throughout Pennsylvania who are now feeling the pressure of increased competition. Listen     [Read More]

Sep

02

2016

September 02, 2016

Sen. Killion will stand with local beer distributors to announce the introduction of SB1359, legislation to create a new wine sellers permit for Pennsylvania beer distributors.   [Read More]

Aug

24

2016

August 24, 2016

At a news conference today in Glen Mills, Senator Tom Killion (R-9) joined Le Vine of Grace Winery in kicking off the direct sales of wine in PA.   [Read More]

Aug

22

2016

August 22, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9) will hold a news conference at noon on Wednesday, August 24 at the Grace Winery, located at 50 Sweetwater Rd, Glen Mills.   [Read More]

Aug

11

2016

August 11, 2016

Senator Tom Killion (R-9), members of his staff, and area residents volunteered their time this past weekend to help a local food bank that serves the community.   [Read More]

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]