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Senate Passes Fontana’s Bill Mandating Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Childcare Centers

Harrisburg, May 23, 2018 – The state Senate today unanimously approved Sen. Wayne Fontana’s legislation that would require that working carbon monoxide (CO) alarms be installed in childcare centers that use fireplaces or oil/gas-fired furnaces. “With alarms costing an average…
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Sen. Fontana to Introduce Bills Aimed at Preventing Mass Shootings

PITTSBURGH, February 21, 2018 – Calling it the “Protection for Pennsylvanians” legislation, state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today announced that he will introduce two bills aimed at preventing gun violence and mass shootings. “These commonsense proposals would help prevent…
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Fontana Lauds Pittsburgh’s Departure from Financial Distressed Status

PITTSBURGH, February 12, 2018 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today made the following comment about Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to remove Pittsburgh from state financial recovery oversight (Act 47): “I have supported Pittsburgh’s removal from Act 47 oversight for quite…
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