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Senator Tom killion

Dear Friend,

I will be sending out periodic Enewsletters to keep you informed about legislative action in Harrisburg and local items of interest. I hope that you find this information useful and share it with others.

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Please do not hesitate to contact me to express your views or to receive assistance with any issue or problem pertaining to state government.

Sincerely,

Tom Killion


Reminder to Bring Pets Indoors During Cold Temperatures

Last year, I fully supported Act 10 of 2017, which made a number of improvements to Pennsylvania’s animal cruelty protections and shelter restrictions for outdoor pets.

Under the new law, a dog cannot be tethered for longer than 30 minutes in temperatures above 90 degrees or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

A number of stakeholder groups, including the Humane Society of the United States, Pennsylvania Vet Medical Association, and state and federal agencies strongly supported the anti-tethering components of the new law; and I believe these provisions were long overdue and a step in the right direction.

There are more details on the anti-tethering provisions of Act 10 here.


Assistance for Veterans Available – Next Wednesday, January 24th

I am beginning a partnership with the Pennsylvania American Legion to assist veterans at my Brookhaven office, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24th. I would like to encourage veterans and their families who have questions about benefits and programs to schedule an appointment for these assistance hours.

A representative from the Pennsylvania American Legion will be available at my Brookhaven district office, located at 4110 Edgmont Avenue. Appointments for these hours are strongly encouraged and can be made by contacting the office at (610) 447 – 3163. If a veteran cannot attend this date, this service will be offered every fourth Wednesday of each month.


PennDOT Student Summer Employment

PennDOT will sponsor a summer employment program for students who are registered as full-time college students for the fall 2018 semester. They have announced the deadline for receiving summer applications as Friday, February 16, 2018.

Interested applicants must complete an online application at www.employment.pa.gov, for the PennDOT Summer Maintenance Program, which is found under the Open Jobs section.

Students who previously worked for PennDOT and would like to be rehired MUST also complete an online application. Applicants must have a valid PA driver’s license and be 18 years of age before beginning work.


Satellite Offices Now Open to Better Serve You


How We Can Help You

Here are some of the ways that my office can assist you:

  • Free notary service.
  • Assistance with preparations of Property Tax/Rent Rebate claim forms.
  • Citations from the Pennsylvania Senate for notable local accomplishments and family milestones.
  • Information and problems with PA Insurance programs: Medical Assistance and CHIP.
  • Fishing and hunting information.
  • Information on financial assistance for higher education.
  • PennDOT forms for special tags and driver and vehicle services.
  • Pennsylvania Personal Income Tax forms.
  • Pennsylvania road maps.
  • Requests for copies of legislation, bills and regulations.
  • Requests for literature for students and senior citizens.
  • Tours of the State Capitol for individuals or groups.
  • Unemployment compensation issues.

How to Contact Me

I have staffed offices in the district and Harrisburg to provide you with top-notch constituent service and provide answers to legislative inquiries.

The district offices are located at:

4110 Edgmont Ave, Brookhaven, PA 19015. The phone number is (610) 447-3163.

780 E. Market St, Ste140, West Chester, PA 19382. The phone number is (610) 436-3320.

Both offices are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

My Harrisburg office can be reached by phone at (717) 787-4712 or by mail at Senate Box 203009, Harrisburg, PA 17120.

If you are having any problems with state agencies or need help with a problem relating to government, my staff and I will be happy to assist you.

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Offices

Senate Box 203009
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3009
Phone: 717-787-4712
Fax: 717-783-7490
Toll-Free: 1-888-9th-Dist

4110 Edgmont Ave
Brookhaven, PA 19015
Phone: 610-447-3163
Fax: 610-447-5848

780 E. Market St
Suite140
West Chester, PA 19382
Phone: 610-436-3320
Fax: 610-436-6983

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