Press Releases

Dinniman Working to Save Jobs at Sikorsky

HARRISBURG (June 27, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman said today that he continues to work with state, county, and federal officials to save jobs at Sikorsky helicopter’s Coatesville facility. Earlier this month, Lockheed Martin suddenly announced plans to close...

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Dinniman Honored by Coatesville Minister’s Alliance

COATESVILLE (June 24, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman was recently honored by the Minister’s Alliance of Coatesville and Vicinity at the organizations 36th annual banquet. Dinniman was honored for his service to the Coatesville community, as well as his...

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Dinniman Honors West Chester WWII Vet on Senate Floor

WEST CHESTER (June 21, 2019) – Francis “Frankie” DiSanti, a lifelong West Chester resident and decorated veteran of World War II, was recently honored by the Pennsylvania Senate, state Senator Andy Dinniman said. Upon being introduced by Dinniman, DiSanti, 96, was...

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Dinniman, Wolf, Williams Honor BSHS STEM Champs

HARRISBURG (June 19) – The Bishop Shanahan High School (BSHS) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Team was recently honored for their achievements by state Senator Andy Dinniman, state Representative Dan Williams, and Pennsylvania Governor Tom...

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Senate Advances Bipartisan Pipeline Bills

HARRISBURG (June 19, 2019) - Protecting the residents of communities affected by natural gas pipelines is the focus of two bipartisan pieces of legislation introduced by state Senators Andy Dinniman and Tom Killion overwhelmingly approved earlier today by the Senate...

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Dinniman Announces $25,000 for Wharton Esherick Museum

HARRISBURG (June 18, 2019) – A museum celebrating the work and legacy of one of America’s most influential sculptors and craftsman will receive $25,000 in state grant funding, state Senator Andy Dinniman announced today. The Wharton Esherick Museum, located atop...

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Dinniman, Muth Honor Coatesville Track Champs in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG (June 14, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman and state Senator Katie Muth recently recognized six exceptional student-athletes from the Coatesville Area Senior High School Red Raiders (CASH) Boys’ Track and Field Team. Ousman Kamara was honored upon...

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Dinniman to Hold Telephone Town Hall Wednesday

WEST CHESTER (June 13, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman will hold a live telephone town hall meeting for constituents on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. The meeting will focus on local and state issues, as well as the state budget. However, questions and comments on...

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Dinniman Opposes Reconfirmation of DEP Secretary

HARRISBURG (June 5, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman opposed the reconfirmation of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell due to ongoing concerns regarding the public safety and environmental impacts of Sunoco/ET’s...

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Dinniman, Fellow Senators Introduce TRU Bill

HARRISBURG (June 3, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman and fellow senators announced new legislation to address security needs and confront violence against faith-based organizations and those with diverse members. Dinniman was joined by state Senators Jay...

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Dinniman to Hold Monday Press Conference on TRU Bill

HARRISBURG (May 31, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman and others will announce new legislation to address security needs and confront violence against organizations with diverse members at a special press conference on Monday, June 3, at 11 a.m. in the Capitol Media...

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Dinniman Raises Mariner East Questions at Senate Hearing

HARRISBURG (May 8, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today was prevented from getting answers to questions regarding the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) involvement with and oversight of the problem-plagued Mariner East pipeline project....

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Dinniman, Lawmakers Rally to End Puppy Mills

WEST CHESTER (April 29, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman and his rescue poodle, Jagger, were joined by animal advocates, bipartisan lawmakers, and Governor Tom Wolf this week to call for stronger humane legislation to protect pet animals in Pennsylvania “Protecting...

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Dinniman: 2019 Summer Internship Guides Available

WEST CHESTER (April 29, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman encouraged high school and college students interested in obtaining an internship with a Pennsylvania State Agency to request a copy of the 2019 Guide to Summer Internship Programs. The publications,...

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Dinniman, Senators: Hold on Reconfirmation of DEP Secretary

WEST CHESTER (April 25, 2019) – The reconfirmation of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary (DEP) Patrick McDonnell should be put on hold until investigations into Sunoco/Energy Transfer’s Mariner East pipeline project are complete, state...

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Dinniman to Introduce Consent Education Bill

WEST CHESTER (April 23, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that he is introducing legislation to require consent education in the school curriculum. Dinniman, who serves as minority chair of the Senate Education Committee, said the curriculum would...

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