Andy Dinniman

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Pa. Lawmakers Move Ahead With GOP-Backed Education Reforms

The state senate’s Education Committee advanced a controversial bill that would create a state-run school district for Pennsylvania’s poorest-performing schools.

06/09/2015

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Food Pantry For Pets of Financially Struggling Owners Opens in Chester County

The pantry, “Henry’s Cupboard,” is now a part of the Chester County SPCA, in West Chester.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(The campus of West Chester University.  Photo provided)

2 PA Senators Say Give State-Owned Universities More Autonomy

Two state Senators are collaborating on proposed legislation to shake up Pennsylvania’s system of state-owned universities.

03/02/2014

(Pennsylvania state senator Andy Dinniman, far left, with his pet poodle, Henry.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Lawmaker Urges Stricter Laws Protecting Pets in Commonwealth

Pennsylvania state senator Andy Dinniman (D-Chesco) is backing several measures that would toughen laws against harming pets and one that would allow “therapy” dogs on public transit.

10/22/2013

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Legislation Aims To Give Life To Defibrillators In Public Schools

A bill is being introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate that would require an automated external defibrillator in all public school buildings in the Keystone state.

02/20/2013