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Dinniman: Pennsylvania Primary Election Delayed Until June 2

(WEST CHESTER, March 30, 2020) – The Pennsylvania Primary Election has been delayed five weeks to Tuesday, June 2, in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, state Senator Andy Dinniman said. The state legislature unanimously passed the measure pushing back the primary...

Dinniman Remarks on School Code Education Bill

WEST CHESTER (March 26, 2020) -- State Senator Andy Dinniman, Minority chair of the Senate Education Committee, made the following statement today, March 25, on Senate Bill 751 (The School Code Bill). The first three paragraphs were presented on the Senate floor:...

Dinniman: To Host Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19 Thursday

WEST CHESTER (March 25, 2020) – Residents with questions and concerns regarding COVID-19 and the current response in Chester County and Pennsylvania can participate in a live Telephone Town Hall set for Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m, state Senator Andy Dinniman...

Dinniman: School Closings Extended by Two Weeks, Two-Week Stay at Home Order for Chester County

(WEST CHESTER, March 23, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that Pennsylvania will be extending the order to close all schools by another two weeks and that Gov. Wolf ordered a “stay at home” order for Chester County and six additional counties in the...

Dinniman Announces Boost to Small Business Loans in Wake of COVID-19

WEST CHESTER (March 20, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced this week that Pennsylvania has moved $40 million from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to a small business loan program to aid businesses impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak....

Dinniman Announces Cancellation of PSSA, Keystone Exams for 2019-2020 School Year

(WEST CHESTER) -- State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) will cancel all statewide assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. The cancellation includes the PSSA, PASA, and Keystone Exams. The announcement comes...

UPDATE: Mariner East Pipeline Construction Halted During COVID-19 Closures

UPDATE: (March 21, 2020): Mariner East pipeline construction has been suspended as part of the Governor Tom Wolf 's order halting all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to slow the spread of COVID-19. "I thank everyone who joined me in appealing to the...

Dinniman Supports Plans for ChesCo Health Dept. to Serve DelCo During COVID-19 Outbreak

WEST CHESTER (March 18, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman said today that he fully supports plans for the Chester County Health Department to serve Delaware County residents in the face of growing concern and increasing cases of COVID-19 in our region. “Disease...

Dinniman: Apply to Vote by Mail Amid COVID-19 Health Concerns

WEST CHESTER (March 18, 2020) – Voters concerned about the impacts of COVID-19 on the upcoming Pennsylvania Primary Election should apply now for a mail-in ballot at votespa.com, state Senator Andy Dinniman said. This marks the first year that Pennsylvanians can vote...

COVID 19 Updates and Resources

WEST CHESTER (March 15, 2020) - State Senator Andy Dinniman today released the following update and information regarding COVID-19 from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Chester County Department of Health,...

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.

Latest News

Dinniman: Pennsylvania Primary Election Delayed Until June 2

Dinniman: Pennsylvania Primary Election Delayed Until June 2

(WEST CHESTER, March 30, 2020) – The Pennsylvania Primary Election has been delayed five weeks to Tuesday, June 2, in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, state Senator Andy Dinniman said. The state legislature unanimously passed the measure pushing back the primary...

Dinniman: To Host Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19 Thursday

Dinniman: To Host Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19 Thursday

WEST CHESTER (March 25, 2020) – Residents with questions and concerns regarding COVID-19 and the current response in Chester County and Pennsylvania can participate in a live Telephone Town Hall set for Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m, state Senator Andy Dinniman...