Harrisburg – June 13, 2017 –  Committed to positioning Pennsylvania as a leader in the battle against global climate change, Sens. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny), Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) and Anthony Williams (D-Philadelphia/Delaware), along with Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto today outlined legislation to support the continuation of the Obama Clean Power Plan. “The recent actions of President […]

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Harrisburg – June 8, 2017 – Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) today called on President Trump to meet with leaders from the City of Pittsburgh to understand the impact of his decision to exit the Paris Accord, before using the city as an example for the world. “The president’s decision to abandon the Paris accord was […]

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Harrisburg – June 3, 2017 – Stunned at President Donald J. Trump’s dismissal of climate change and abandonment of the Paris climate accord, Senators Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) today stated their intentions to position Pennsylvania to lead by example, absent federal leadership on environmental protection. “Like you, Mr. President, I too was […]

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State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) will join nursing professionals at a Capitol rally tomorrow in favor of legislation (Senate Bill 336) that would require hospital administrators to publicly disclose information on nursing staffing levels. The rally is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, May 9 at approximately 11:45 a.m. in the Main Capitol Rotunda. Bill supporters […]

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Harrisburg – March 29, 2017 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today said he is introducing three bills aimed at allowing local governments to tap government funding sources to help citizens fund sewer and water line repairs — especially when public health or safety are at risk. “My bills would give municipalities the option of […]

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Harrisburg – March 29, 2017 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced a total of $810,800 in state grants for four area infrastructure improvement projects. “These state funds help local communities expedite improvement projects on water and wastewater systems,” Fontana said. “I will continue to seek state support to help our region upgrade its […]

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