Press Releases

Senator Yudichak Testimony on White Haven Center Closure

Senator Yudichak Testimony on White Haven Center Closure

Nanticoke,PA − September 12, 2019 − State Senator John Yudichak provided the following written testimony at the Department of Human Services public hearing tonight on the planned proposed closure of White Haven Center: Good evening.  I stand with the families of...

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Muth: Applications Being Accepted for School Safety Grants

Muth: Applications Being Accepted for School Safety Grants

Royersford – September 12, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) is encouraging local school districts to apply for the School Safety and Security Grant Program and for municipalities to apply for Community Violence Prevention/Reduction grants. “Both...

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Senator Santarsiero Tours PennDOT Roads and Bridges

Senator Santarsiero Tours PennDOT Roads and Bridges

BUCKS COUNTY – September 12, 2019 − State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) announced during a road tour with state and local representatives that two local bridge replacement projects and several repaving projects will be the focus of Pennsylvania Department of...

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Muth Joins Hearing on Rising Prescription Drug Costs

Muth Joins Hearing on Rising Prescription Drug Costs

Havertown – September 11, 2019 – Sen. Katie Muth (D-Berks, Chester, Montgomery) joined Sen. Tim Kearney (D-Delaware/Chester) at the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on the rising costs of prescription drugs.

The hearing was requested by Rep. Mike Zabel (D-Delaware) and was attended by legislators, affordable health care advocates, and health care professionals.

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LGBTQ Equality Caucus Condemns Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

LGBTQ Equality Caucus Condemns Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

Bicameral group of lawmakers vow to fight proposed bills HARRISBURG, September 5, 2019 – As the Pennsylvania House and Senate prepare to return to session this fall, a bicameral group of lawmakers has vowed to fight anti-LGBTQ legislation that is being prepared by...

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Yudichak, Heffley to Host 2019 Carbon County Senior Expo

Yudichak, Heffley to Host 2019 Carbon County Senior Expo

LEHIGHTON – September 3, 2019 − In their continuing effort to improve the quality of life for older residents in the region, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) are once again co-hosting a Senior Citizens Expo on Thursday, Sept. 5,...

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Dinniman Recognizes 75th Anniversary of Chester County FOP

Dinniman Recognizes 75th Anniversary of Chester County FOP

WEST CHESTER (August 29, 2019) – The Chester County Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge No. 11 recently celebrated its 75th Anniversary. State Senator Andy Dinniman was on hand at the Chester County FOP Lodge 11 picnic to present President Steve Plaugher with...

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Dinniman, Lawmakers Push to End Puppy Mills

Dinniman, Lawmakers Push to End Puppy Mills

WEST CHESTER (August 27, 2019) – “Shut down Pennsylvania puppy mills” was the rallying cry of a recent gathering attended by more than a hundred animal activists, pet owners and lovers, residents, families, and state lawmakers. The special event, organized by The...

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Leach Joins Montco SAAC for Open House and Backpack Drive

Leach Joins Montco SAAC for Open House and Backpack Drive

NORRISTOWN, PA – August 27, 2019 − State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) this past Saturday joined the Senior Adult Activities Center of Montgomery County (Montco SAAC) for their open house & community day event in Norristown, PA. The Montco SAAC...

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Senator Kearney Honored as Guardian of Victims’ Rights

Senator Kearney Honored as Guardian of Victims’ Rights

SPRINGFIELD, PA − August 26, 2019 – Sen. Tim Kearney (D – Delaware, Chester) was today presented with the Guardian of Victims’ Rights Award from Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania.

“I’m humbled to receive the Guardian of Victims’ Rights Award from the fearless advocates at Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania,” said Senator Kearney.

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Leach Statement re. Mariner East Pipeline

Leach Statement re. Mariner East Pipeline

HARRISBURG, PA  – August 23, 2019 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today issued the following statement regarding the Mariner East Pipeline following Governor Wolf’s Thursday visit to a part of the pipeline route: “Hearing from the...

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Dinniman Reminds Drivers of Pa’s School Bus Stopping Law

Dinniman Reminds Drivers of Pa’s School Bus Stopping Law

WEST CHESTER (August 19, 2019) –With many students returning to school in the coming weeks, state Senator Andy Dinniman reminded residents and drivers of the importance of Pennsylvania’s School Bus Stopping Law. “Back-to-school time is upon us and in the coming days,...

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