Pittsburgh, November 12, 2019 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today announced four state transportation grants in his district totaling $2.857 million. “These state funds bolster community efforts to improve efficiency, safety and enhance access throughout our region,” Fontana said. “I will continue to seek state support for local efforts to make our area better […]

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HARRISBURG, September 17, 2019 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today announced a total of $460,000 in state grants for three Allegheny County projects in his senate district. “These grant dollars help local communities move forward on projects that improve safety, park access and improve recreational outlets,” Fontana said. “I am pleased that state dollars […]

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By Sen. Wayne D. Fontana

Most college students look forward to summer break and a reprieve from the classroom, but few have the resources to take the “summer off” from one of their most difficult challenges: paying for their education. 

A postsecondary education can be expensive, but it is an investment worth making.  Whether a student attends the Community College of Allegheny County, learns a trade, or receives a four-year degree from the University of Pittsburgh, education is the key to a better future.

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2019 Senior Fair

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Thank you to everyone who attended my annual Senior Fair on Sept. 5 at the Dormont Recreation Center!  During the three-hour event, 117 people had their photos taken for their new Senior ConnectCard, 72 attendees got their Flu Shot, more than 90 pounds of unwanted medications were properly disposed of thanks to Allegheny Sheriff’s Project […]

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Pittsburgh, August 1, 2019 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced a total of $15 million in state grants for 17 Pittsburgh development projects. “These state dollars will support and speed up progress on innovative projects that will help create jobs, attract investment and strengthen our region’s growing economy,” Fontana said. “I will continue […]

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Harrisburg, Pa. – July 29, 2019 – Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus sent a letter to the state’s congressional delegation, urging that the federal Department of Agriculture does not end automatic eligibility for Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. This change would impact 3.1 million Americans; 120,000 living in Pennsylvania. The caucus urged […]

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