News Releases

Jul

12

2018

July 12, 2018

Sen. Tom McGarrigle (R-26) and Sen. Tom Killion (R-9) today announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded 14 Pre-K Counts grants to school districts and providers in Chester and Delaware counties.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) that would provide students with alternatives to Keystone Exams to fulfill high school graduation requirements.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

The state Senate today approved a fiscally responsible budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 that holds the line on spending, increases funding for education and school safety initiatives, and includes no new taxes, according to Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26).     [Read More]

Jun

14

2018

June 14, 2018

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle will hold a workshop on the state’s community revitalization tax credit programs with various stakeholders on Monday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.   [Read More]

Apr

18

2018

April 18, 2018

Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) and Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) announced legislation today to increase the ability of school districts to hire professionals to focus on the mental health needs of their students.   [Read More]

Mar

21

2018

March 21, 2018

The Pennsylvania Senate today passed several major domestic violence bills, including landmark legislation sponsored by Senators Tom Killion (R-9th) and Tom McGarrigle (R-26th). The bills, which provide additional protections for victims of domestic violence, all received bipartisan unanimous votes.   [Read More]

Mar

21

2018

March 21, 2018

The State Senate today approved a package of bills strengthening protections for victims of crime and ensuring that victims and their families are treated with respect and dignity by the criminal justice system.     [Read More]

Mar

20

2018

March 20, 2018

A bipartisan group of state senators today appealed for final Senate consideration Wednesday of a package of bills strengthening protections for victims of domestic violence.     [Read More]

Feb

21

2018

February 21, 2018

Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) will hold a news conference today (Feb. 21) following his meeting with area superintendents to discuss his plans to increase school safety at 11 a.m. at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit, 200 Yale Avenue in Morton (Parking in Rear).   [Read More]

Jan

04

2018

January 04, 2018

Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) and Senator Tom Killion (R-9) today issued the following joint statement on the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s suspension of construction permits associated for the Mariner East 2 pipeline:   [Read More]

Dec

22

2017

December 22, 2017

Two businesses in the 26th Senatorial District have been awarded a total of $2.5 million in state funds to undertake projects that will create new jobs and spur economic development, according to Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26).   [Read More]

Dec

14

2017

December 14, 2017

Legislation sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26) to establish quality standards for addiction recovery houses in Pennsylvania received final approval today and will be sent to Gov. Wolf to be signed into law.   [Read More]