Press Releases

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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Dinniman: Temple Grandin Visits Chester County

WEST CHESTER (April 12, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman recently had the opportunity to meet prominent author and speaker on autism and animal behavior, Dr. Temple Grandin. Dinniman introduced Grandin to a sold-out audience at “Animals and Autism,” a special event...

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Dinniman Honored as Guardian of Victims’ Rights

WEST CHESTER (April 9, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman was recently honored with the Guardian of Victims’ Rights Award by Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania and the Crime Victims Center of Chester County.  The award is presented to individuals who have served as...

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Dinniman to Introduce Fire Safety, Sprinkler Legislation

State Senator Andy Dinniman is drafting a package of legislation designed to help prevent fatal fires like the one that struck the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community two years ago. “It is important that we learn the lessons of the tragedy at Barclay Friends and...

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