Voting by Mail is No Longer the Exception

By Sen. Wayne D. Fontana As this frightening pandemic affects every facet of our lives, more and more citizens are doing what they can to keep safe by staying at home, practicing social distancing and keeping in touch with others as remotely as possible. We cannot be...

It’s time to Stand up for the Sex Abuse Victims

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...

Inaction is Not an Option

Op-Ed Column by State Senator Wayne Fontana Americans are fed up with this nation’s gun violence epidemic. It is intolerable. Horrific accounts of deranged mass murderers using military-grade assault weapons to indiscriminately spray bullets into crowds of innocent...

Gas Drillers Need to Work With our Communities, Not Against Them

Op-Ed by Senator Wayne Fontana I was disappointed to hear that the Marcellus Shale Coalition is already scurrying into court in an attempt to overturn parts of Pennsylvania’s new gas drilling regulations. The industry needs to understand that our people are entitled...