Dinniman: Senate Votes to Delay Keystone Exams – June 16, 2015

NOTE: This press release contains updated information as of June 16, 2015. WEST CHESTER (June 16) – State Senator Andy Dinniman and his colleagues in the Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously approved legislation to delay the graduation requirement associated with the...

Property Tax and Rent Rebate Deadline Extended to December 31st

WEST CHESTER (June 9) – State Senator Andy Dinniman reminded senior citizens and residents with disabilities that the deadline to apply for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax and Rent Rebate (PTRR) Program has been extended from June 30 to that December 31, 2015. “Every year...

Dinniman Announces More than $ 65,000 in Alcohol Education Grants

WEST CHESTER (June 8) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced that two Chester County organizations will receive more than $ 65,000 in state grant funding for programs designed to prevent underage drinking and substance abuse through increased parental involvement....

Coatesville Train Station Open House Set for Wednesday

WEST CHESTER (June 1) – State Senator Andy Dinniman and PennDOT announced a public meeting and open house on plans for the new Coatesville Train Station is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Olivet Methodist Church (310 East Chestnut...

Dinniman Calls on PennDOT to Address Rt. 23 Bridge Closure Issues

WEST CHESTER (May 4) – State Senator Andy Dinniman has requested that PennDOT accelerate construction of the Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) Bridge and work with municipalities to alleviate the traffic congestion and significant costs caused by closure of this vital...

Dinniman: PennDOT Gets More Help on Potholes

WEST CHESTER (April 23) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today announced that PennDOT is using general contractors to help repair state roads and patch potholes in Chester County. Under an emergency authorization, general contractors are being utilized to support state...

Pet Rally, Events to Highlight Animal Protection Efforts

WEST CHESTER (April 14) – State Senators Andy Dinniman and Rich Alloway III will host a press conference and Be Kind to Pets rally on Sunday, April 19 beginning at 2 p.m. on the Capitol steps to announce a package of seven bills and two resolutions designed to protect...

Dinniman to Speak at Film on Lyme Disease

WEST CHESTER (April 9) – State Senator Andy Diniman and the Pennsylvania Lyme Disease Awareness Committee will host a screening of “Emergence,” a new documentary about the challenges facing patients with Lyme disease and the doctors struggling to treat them. The...

Dinniman Named to Board of Lincoln University

WEST CHESTER (April 7) – Governor Tom Wolf recently appointed state Senator Andy Dinniman as his representative to the Board of Trustees of Lincoln University. Dinniman, who holds a doctorate in education and serves as minority chair of the Senate Education Committee,...

Dinniman to Hold Telephone Town Hall on April 21

WEST CHESTER (April 2) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced that he will hold a live telephone town hall meeting for constituents on Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. At the time of the meeting, constituents will receive a phone call on their land lines with instructions...

PUC Upholds Dinniman’s Standing in Artesian Case

WEST CHESTER (March 20) – State Senator Andy Dinniman said he was “very satisfied” by a recent court ruling affirming his legal right to stand up and fight for the residents of the New Garden Township area who are seeking to protect their drinking water. Pennsylvania...

Report Potholes to PennDOT – March 18, 2015

WEST CHESTER (March 18) – State Senator Andy Dinniman reminded motorists that they can report potholes and other state road maintenance issues in Chester County to PennDOT directly by dialing 484-340-3201. Potholes reported to that number will be forwarded directly to...

Route 202 Widening Completion Nears – March 17, 2015

WEST CHESTER (March 17) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that the completion date is finally in sight for the project to widen and improve Route 202 to three lanes in each direction in Chester County. Over the next two years, PennDOT will finish widening...

Work on Exton Train Station to Begin This Summer – March 16, 2015

  WEST CHESTER (March 16) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that construction is set to begin this summer on a project that will transform and significantly improve the Exton Train Station. “Exton Station will be the first of five rail stations in our...

Dinniman: 2015 Trout Stocking Guides Available

WEST CHESTER (March 16) –  With spring just around the corner and trout season opening in a few weeks, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced that his office has free guides to 2015 Adult Trout Stocking schedules in Chester County. The guides are available to the...