COVID-19 Information:

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Dinniman: Parents, School Officials Should Review Report on Reopening Schools

WEST CHESTER (July 31, 2020) – Many parents and school officials are pondering what schools will look like when classes resume. Opinions differ and are strongly felt. “Over and over again, we hear the question: ‘What does medical and academic research tells us about a...

Dinniman: 5 Different Pa. COVID-19 Grant Programs Now Open

WEST CHESTER (July 28, 2020) – Applications for five different COVID-19 Grant Programs are now open with several facing deadlines at the end of this week, state Senator Andy Dinniman said. The programs were established to help Pennsylvanians maintain housing and...

Dinniman: Other State Assistance Available Now and After Additional $600 Federal Unemployment Benefit Ends July 25

WEST CHESTER (July 23, 2020) –  State Senator Andy Dinniman reminded constituents today that the additional $600 federal unemployment benefit will end this Saturday, July 25 unless extended by the federal government. Dinniman encouraged Pennsylvanians to look into...

Dinniman: COVID-19 Cultural and Museum Preservation Grant Program Now Open

WEST CHESTER (July 17, 2020) – Cultural organizations and museums that experienced a loss of revenue from COVID-19 closures can apply to recently opened grants, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced. The funds come through the COVID-19 Cultural and Museum Preservation...

Dinniman: Blight Remediation Program Funding Now Open

WEST CHESTER (July 17, 2020) – Applications for funding through the Blight Remediation Program is now available, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced today. The funds come through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), and authorizes the CFA to adopt guidelines...

Dinniman: Hazard Pay Funding Applications Open Until July 31

WEST CHESTER (July 17, 2020) – Applications for the COVID-19 Hazard Pay Grant Program are open until July 31, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced today. The program was established to help employers provide hazard pay to employees in life-sustaining occupations...

Dinniman Announces More than $26,000 for Watershed Education Programs

WEST CHESTER (July 14, 2020) – Educational programs that teach young people about the value of local watersheds and watershed protection will receive $26,100 in state grant funding, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced. “Raising and educating responsible young people...

Dinniman: Chester County Awarded Nearly $500,000 to Prevent Homelessness

WEST CHESTER (July 10, 2020) – Chester County will receive nearly $500,000 in funding to mitigate the risk of homelessness and prevent homelessness due to the impacts of coronavirus, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced today. The funding is the first of two...

Dinniman Backs Repeal of Fireworks Legalization

WEST CHESTER (July 7, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman said today he supports legislation to repeal Pennsylvania’s 2017 fireworks law after fireworks accidents have led to injuries, claimed lives, and resulted in fires and significant property damage in just the...

Dinniman: CARES Financial Assistance Available for Chester County Renters, Homeowners

WEST CHESTER (July 2, 2020) – Renters and homeowners who were financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can now access applications for rent and mortgage relief, State Senator Andy Dinniman announced. The applications are available by clicking on a red CARES...

COVID-19 Resources

An Up-to-Date List of COVID-19 Resources in Chester County is available here.

Dinniman: Debunking the 5 Myths of Mariner East

Read Senator Dinniman’s Guest Column on the Myths and Facts about the Mariner East pipeline here

Bring the Capitol to Your Classroom!

Attention Teachers & Students: Numerous resources are available here.

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Dinniman: 5 Different Pa. COVID-19 Grant Programs Now Open

Dinniman: 5 Different Pa. COVID-19 Grant Programs Now Open

WEST CHESTER (July 28, 2020) – Applications for five different COVID-19 Grant Programs are now open with several facing deadlines at the end of this week, state Senator Andy Dinniman said. The programs were established to help Pennsylvanians maintain housing and...