Press Releases

Comitta, Lawrence Announce $2 million for Oxford Theater

Comitta, Lawrence Announce $2 million for Oxford Theater

Oxford, Pa – A decades long dream to bring a performing arts space to downtown Oxford is one step closer to reality.  State Senator Carolyn Comitta and State Rep. John Lawrence today announced $2 million in state funding was awarded to Oxford Mainstreet Inc. for...

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Comitta Applauds Pa. Finalizing Carbon Emission Regs

Comitta Applauds Pa. Finalizing Carbon Emission Regs

West Chester, Pa (April 22, 2022) – State Senator Carolyn Comitta today applauded news that Pennsylvania is finalizing the regulation to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Tomorrow, the Pennsylvania Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB)...

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Redistricting Update: The New 19th District

Redistricting Update: The New 19th District

As a result of the legislative redistricting process, new state Senate and House Districts were recently finalized.    For the 19th Senatorial District, the new maps mean the following municipalities would be:   Added: East Goshen Easttown West Goshen...

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Modena Borough Honored with Pa Local Government Award

Modena Borough Honored with Pa Local Government Award

Harrisburg, Pa (April 13, 2021) – The Borough of Modena was honored this week with a 2022 Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence. The awards are presented annually to municipalities, local government officials, and organizations for their...

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Comitta, Howard to Hold Free Shredding Event on April 30

Comitta, Howard to Hold Free Shredding Event on April 30

WEST CHESTER (April 7, 2022) – State Senator Carolyn Comitta and state Rep. Kristine Howard will hold a free shredding event on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Malvern Fire Company. Residents and families concerned about properly disposing of personal...

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Good Works Awarded $50,000 in State Grant Funding

Good Works Awarded $50,000 in State Grant Funding

West Chester, Pa (March 25, 2022) – Good Works, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides free home repairs to low-income residents and families, will receive $50,000 in state grant funding thanks to the work of state Senator Carolyn Comitta. “Many families and...

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Now Offering SEPTA Senior Key Card Renewals

Now Offering SEPTA Senior Key Card Renewals

West Chester, Pa (March 22, 2022) – Chester County senior citizens can now renew their SEPTA Key Senior ID Cards at state Senator Carolyn Comitta’s West Chester District Office. While SEPTA has extended all cards through the year, going forward the new option to renew...

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Comitta Supporting Donation Drive for Ukraine

Comitta Supporting Donation Drive for Ukraine

West Chester, Pa – Chester County residents interested in supporting the people of Ukraine and the victims and refugees of the war there can now drop off donated items at the office of State Senator Carolyn Comitta. Comitta has partnered with Chester County Hospital...

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Comitta Holding April 22 Blood Drive at Oscar Lasko YMCA

Comitta Holding April 22 Blood Drive at Oscar Lasko YMCA

West Chester, Pa – Amid growing concern regarding a declining blood supply, state Senator Carolyn Comitta has partnered with the American Red Cross and the Oscar Lasko YMCA to hold a blood drive on Friday, April 22. The blood drive will take place from 8 a.m. to 1...

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Comitta Issues Statement on 2022-23 Budget Proposal

Comitta Issues Statement on 2022-23 Budget Proposal

West Chester, Pa - State Senator Carolyn Comitta today issued the following statement in response to Governor Wolf's 2022-2023 budget proposal: "Pennsylvania is at a unique moment in history. As we continue to manage the public health, economic, educational, and...

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Welcome to the Community

  Helpful Info for New Residents: Mental Health Support & Referral Helpline:1-855-284-249 Brandywine Valley SPCA (to report a lost or stray dog):  610-692-6113 Chester County Government: 610-344-6000 Chester County Health Department (COVID Hotline):...

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Comitta Secures $50,000 for Chester County Food Bank

Comitta Secures $50,000 for Chester County Food Bank

West Chester, Pa – The Chester County Food Bank will receive $50,000 in state funding to purchase new equipment thanks to the work of state Senator Carolyn Comitta. The Chester County Food Bank, which continues to respond to the growing needs of individuals and...

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