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Committee Approves Fontana Amendment to Ban Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination

HARRISBURG, June 22, 2016 – A state Senate committee today approved Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s (D-Allegheny) amendment that would outlaw discrimination in the workplace based on one’s sexual orientation or gender identity. “My proposal puts the force of law behind…

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Senate Committee Backs Fontana Bill to Provide Lead Detection Test Option for Home Buyers

HARRISBURG, June 22, 2016 – The state Senate Committee on Urban Affairs and Housing today unanimously approved Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s bill that would give home buyers the option of requesting that a prospective home be tested to determine what level…

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Nurses Rally in Support for Fontana Bill on Hospital Staffing and Care

HARRISBURG, May 10, 2016 – Dozens of nurses rallied in the state Capitol Rotunda today to show support for legislation sponsored by Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) that would improve staffing and the quality of care at Pennsylvania hospitals. Fontana’s…

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