Press Releases

Comitta Applauds RGGI Approval

Comitta Applauds RGGI Approval

HARRISBURG (September 1, 2021) – State Senator Carolyn Comitta, Minority Chair of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, today issued the following statement upon the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission's 3-2 vote on final...

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Comitta, Climate Caucus Urge Adoption of RGGI

Comitta, Climate Caucus Urge Adoption of RGGI

State Senator Carolyn Comitta and the Pennsylvania Legislative Climate Caucus sent the following letter to the Independent Regulatory Review Commission urging support of the CO2 Budget Trading Program Regulation, Regulation #7-559. The IRRC will consider the final rulemaking during a public meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 1. You can watch the hearing live here:  https://pacast.com/live/irrc

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Comitta Collecting Item Donations for Brandywine Valley SPCA

Comitta Collecting Item Donations for Brandywine Valley SPCA

WEST CHESTER (August 25, 2021) – Residents, community organizations, and families interested in supporting shelter pets and rescue animals can drop off donations for the Brandywine Valley SPCA at State Senator Carolyn Comitta’s office beginning September 1. Comitta,...

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Comitta Announces $25,000 for Oxford Mainstreet

Comitta Announces $25,000 for Oxford Mainstreet

WEST CHESTER (August 2, 2021) – Oxford Mainstreet, Inc. (OMI) will receive $25,000 in state grant funding to support facade improvements in the historic downtown business district. The funding, made available by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic...

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Comitta: PUC Advances Key Pipeline Safety Regulations

Comitta: PUC Advances Key Pipeline Safety Regulations

WEST CHESTER (July 16, 2021) – Persistent efforts by state Senator Carolyn Comitta and others to enhance pipeline safety in Pennsylvania took a major step forward as the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) advanced important new regulations...

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Nearly $4 Billion in Unclaimed Property Waiting to be Claimed

Nearly $4 Billion in Unclaimed Property Waiting to be Claimed

WEST CHESTER (July 7, 2021) – State Senator Carolyn Comitta reminds Chester County residents to check with the Pennsylvania Treasury’s Bureau of Unclaimed Property to see if they have property – including military decorations – waiting to be claimed. Nearly $4 billion...

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Comitta Issues Statement on 2021-22 Budget

Comitta Issues Statement on 2021-22 Budget

State Senator Carolyn Comitta today issued the following statement regarding her vote in opposition to the 2021-22 Pennsylvania budget: "Across Pennsylvania and the nation, life is appearing to return to normal. Seventy-five percent of adult Pennsylvanians have...

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Comitta Calls on Community to Support Food Drive

Comitta Calls on Community to Support Food Drive

WEST CHESTER (June 16, 2021) – Residents and businesses have just over a week left to participate in the food drive that state Senator Carolyn Comitta is holding in partnership with The Bianca Nikol Merge with Mercy Foundation. The food drive, benefitting the Chester...

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Virtual All Abilities Expo Set for June 10

Virtual All Abilities Expo Set for June 10

WEST CHESTER (June 2, 2021) –State Senator Carolyn Comitta is partnering with a local nonprofit organization to hold “The Power of Together,” an upcoming all abilities expo focused on improving access and equality for people living with or affected by disabilities. In...

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Sen. Comitta to Hold Free Shredding Event June 12 in Malvern

Sen. Comitta to Hold Free Shredding Event June 12 in Malvern

WEST CHESTER (May 24, 2021) – Residents and families concerned about properly disposing of personal information should consider taking advantage of an upcoming free shredding event organized by state Senator Carolyn Comitta. The shredding event, set for Saturday, June...

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