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Dinniman Announces MaskUp Challenge to Support Homemade Mask Making

Dinniman Announces MaskUp Challenge to Support Homemade Mask Making

In response to the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the CDC's advising of all residents to wear masks when in public, State Senator Andy Dinniman announced a community challenge: MaskUp Chester County. The competition can be found on his Facebook page,...

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 Remarks on School Code Education Bill

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

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

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

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

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,...

Dinniman Introduces Legislation to Assist Schools with COVID-19 Closures

Dinniman Introduces Legislation to Assist Schools with COVID-19 Closures

WEST CHESTER (March 11, 2020) – In response to the impacts of growing COVID-19 concerns and potential cases on school districts, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that he would introduce legislation to eliminate standardized testing and streamline necessary...

Dinniman Announces Recipient of Non-Profit Safety and Security Grants

Dinniman Announces Recipient of Non-Profit Safety and Security Grants

WEST CHESTER (March 11, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that the Valley Forge Educational Services will receive $150,000 in state funding to provide security and safety improvements. The grant is part of an initial $5 million allocation through the...

Dinniman Issues Statement on WCU’s Response to COVID-19 Concerns

Dinniman Issues Statement on WCU’s Response to COVID-19 Concerns

WEST CHESTER (March 10, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today issued the following statement in response to West Chester University’s plans to move to remote learning for the reminder of the spring semester due to Coronavirus concerns: “COVID-19 has proven to be...

Dinniman Announces Historical, Cultural Grants for Chester County

Dinniman Announces Historical, Cultural Grants for Chester County

WEST CHESTER (March 6, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) approved more than $36,000 in grants for four historical and cultural organizations in Chester County. “Chester County’s rich...

Dinniman Responds to Mariner East Rupturing PECO Gas Line

Dinniman Responds to Mariner East Rupturing PECO Gas Line

WEST CHESTER (February 19, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today issued the following statement in response to Sunoco/ET crews striking a PECO gas line while constructing the Mariner East pipeline in West Whiteland Township: “I was just out at this location three...

Senator Dinniman Announces Retirement

Senator Dinniman Announces Retirement

WEST CHESTER (February 7, 2020) -- State Senator Andy Dinniman today released the following statement: "For nearly 30 years, as your Chester County Commissioner and State Senator, I have had the privilege of building a close relationship with the people of Chester...

Dinniman Response to Governor’s 2020-2021 Budget Address

Dinniman Response to Governor’s 2020-2021 Budget Address

WEST CHESTER (February 4, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today issued the following statement in response to Governor Wolf’s 2020-2021 budget address: “I strongly support the governor’s proposal to increase funding for public education. When it comes to the...

Dinniman Appointed to Board of Lincoln University

Dinniman Appointed to Board of Lincoln University

WEST CHESTER (January 31, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman was appointed 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, said he was honored to be...

Dinniman Announces More than $20K For School Cafeteria Upgrades

Dinniman Announces More than $20K For School Cafeteria Upgrades

HARRISBURG (January 28, 2020) – Two elementary schools in the Oxford Area School District have been awarded nearly $21,000 in state grant funding to purchase new food service equipment for their cafeterias, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced today. Under the Food...

Dinniman Announces $10K Historical Grant for East Bradford Township

Dinniman Announces $10K Historical Grant for East Bradford Township

EAST BRADFORD (January 22, 2020) – At this week’s meeting of the East Bradford Historical Commission, state Senator Andy Dinniman joined officials to celebrate and recognize a new historical grant he helped secure for the township. The $10,000 grant, awarded through...

Dinniman Announces $150K for Business-Education Partnerships

Dinniman Announces $150K for Business-Education Partnerships

WEST CHESTER (January 16, 2020) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that the Chester County Workforce Development Board will receive $150,000 in state funding for programs to prepare students for in-demand technical careers. “This grant funding will go a...

Dinniman: New Nonprofit Security Grant Program Now Open

Dinniman: New Nonprofit Security Grant Program Now Open

HARRISBURG (January 7, 2020) – Pennsylvania faith-based nonprofit organizations and those with diverse memberships can now apply for grants for vital security and safety improvements, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced today. The Pennsylvania Commission on...