Posts by: cmbrown

HARRISBURG, October 17, 2018 – Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Pittsburgh) today lauded Senate passage of a bill (House Bill 645) that would double the state’s tax credit program aimed at encouraging businesses to invest in community revitalization efforts. Fontana sponsored the Senate version (Senate Bill 512) of the legislation. “The Neighborhood Assistance Program (Nap) provides […]

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HARRISBURG, October 17, 2018 – State Senators Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny), Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) today announced $49 million in state funds to replace 28,000 residential lead lateral connections in Pittsburgh. “I am pleased that state dollars will be used to fund and expedite this important lead lateral and service line replacement […]

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Op-Ed Column by State Senator Wayne Fontana I was raised Catholic and spent all 12 years of schooling in Catholic schools. As an adult, I was married in the Catholic Church, raised my children in the faith and sent them to Catholic school. I still firmly believe in God, but my trust and respect for […]

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PITTSBURGH, September 27, 2018 – Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Pittsburgh) today received the Clean Water Action organization’s “Dewey Award.” The award is granted to individuals who are proven champions of the environment within their community. “Throughout my legislative career, I have been proud to work with my colleagues to improve water quality, air quality and […]

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HARRISBURG, September 24, 2018 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) today urged his legislative colleagues to pass legislation that would expand the state’s statute of limitations, enabling more child sexual abuse victims to seek justice. “Considering the harrowing issues children must deal with in these abuse cases, we must all understand that these civil and […]

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Job Fair This Thursday

On September 20, 2018 By

On Thursday, Sept. 27, with Rep. Dan Deasy and Rep. Anita Kulik, and in partnership with Building Bridges for Business and U.S. Probation & Pre Trial Services, we will be hosting a Job Fair for any interested job seekers.  The Job Fair is being held at the VFW VESLE Post 418, located at 1242 Chartiers […]

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Shredding Event October 13

On September 20, 2018 By

With Rep. Dan Deasy and Rep. Anita Kulik, we will be hosting a shredding event on Saturday, Oct. 13 in McKees Rocks. It will be held from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. (or until the shred trucks are full) at the McKees Rocks Shopping Center, located at 114 Chartiers Avenue. Documents will be shredded on-site […]

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Pittsburgh – September 18, 2018 – At a news conference today at the City-County Building in Pittsburgh, State Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) supported the call to open a 2-year window to allow victims of child abuse by priests to file civil actions against abusers and enablers — including the institutions who covered up the abuse. […]

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Harrisburg – September 18, 2018 – More than $2 million in state grants were approved by a state funding authority for nine projects in his district in Pittsburgh and suburban communities in Allegheny County, state Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) said today.  Fontana said Small Water and Sewer Projects were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority […]

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PITTSBURGH, PA − September 5, 2018 − Senator Wayne D. Fontana is pleased to announce today that redevelopment projects within Allegheny County have received a combined total of $15.75 million through the state administered Redevelopment Assistance Capital (RACP) grant program. “The grant funds will allow a multitude of organizations to accomplish much needed facility renovations,” said […]

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