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Senator Kearney Votes ‘No’ for the 2021-22 State Budget

Senator Kearney Votes ‘No’ for the 2021-22 State Budget

HARRISBURG, PA − June 29, 2021 − State Senator Tim Kearney (D- Chester/Delaware) issued the following statement on his decision to vote ‘No’ for the state budget: “Last Friday, just before midnight, the Pennsylvania legislature passed the 2021-2022 state budget. While...

Kearney Announces $1.3 Million in State Funding for Local Projects

Kearney Announces $1.3 Million in State Funding for Local Projects

SPRINGFIELD − April 21, 2021 – Senator Tim Kearney (D – Delaware/Chester) today announced that over $1.3 million in state grants will go to projects in Delaware County. Funding for these projects was approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA). “From...

Kearney Calls for Immediate Justice for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Kearney Calls for Immediate Justice for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

HARRISBURG − March 22, 2021 – Senator Tim Kearney (D – Delaware/Chester) issued the following response to Senate Republicans’ decision not to pursue an emergency constitutional amendment to provide a two-year window for survivors of sexual abuse to seek justice....

Kearney Re-Introduces Breonna’s Law One Year After Shooting

Kearney Re-Introduces Breonna’s Law One Year After Shooting

HARRISBURG (March 15, 2021) – Senator Tim Kearney (D – Delaware/Chester) today re-introduced “Breonna’s Law” to ban no-knock warrants, which allow law enforcement to forcibly enter a person’s home without warning. Senate Bill 296 comes on the first anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death, which occurred on March 13, 2020.

Democratic Senators Intervene in Fracking Lawsuit Against DRBC

Democratic Senators Intervene in Fracking Lawsuit Against DRBC

BUCKS COUNTY − March 12, 2021 − State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) was joined by Democratic colleagues today in New Hope to announce their action to protect clean drinking water for millions of Pennsylvanians from the environmental hazards of fracking. Their...

Sen. Kearney Issues Statement on Gov. Wolf’s Proposed Budget

Sen. Kearney Issues Statement on Gov. Wolf’s Proposed Budget

HARRISBURG (February 3, 2021) – Senator Tim Kearney (D – Delaware/Chester), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed 2021 budget. After a year of hell for Pennsylvania families and our...

Kearney Announces Committee Assignments for 2021-22 Session

Kearney Announces Committee Assignments for 2021-22 Session

SPRINGFIELD − January 15, 2021 – Senator Tim Kearney (D – Delaware/Chester) today announced his committee assignments for the 2021-22 session. He will serve on the Local Government (minority chair), Appropriations, Education, Transportation, and Labor & Industry...

PA Senate Democrats Release Statement on Violent Protest in DC

PA Senate Democrats Release Statement on Violent Protest in DC

Harrisburg, PA – January 6, 2021 – The PA Senate Democrats released the following statement on the violent protest today in the nation’s Capitol: The First Amendment is one of our most sacred. It is not political and it is not partisan. The rights to free speech,...

Senator Kearney Calls for Senator Mastriano’s Resignation

Senator Kearney Calls for Senator Mastriano’s Resignation

SPRINGFIELD – January 6, 2021 – Senator Tim Kearney (D – Delaware/Chester) today called for the immediate resignation of Senator Doug Mastriano (R – Cumberland/Franklin/York). “Doug Mastriano is a sitting senator who has actively organized a violent insurrection in an...