Earlier this summer, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed my Senate Bill 656 (SB 656)that would allow local governments to tap government funding sources to help citizens fund sewer and waterline repairs — especially when public health or safety are at risk.  Given the lengthy process it takes sometimes for bills to pass the General Assembly, I […]

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Ballot Question

On October 27, 2017 By

I want to let voters know that a ballot question will appear before them when going to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 7.  Voters will be asked if they are in support of amending the state constitution to allow local taxing authorities, counties, municipalities, and school districts the ability to increase the homestead exemption from […]

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Fontana Fest 2017

On August 30, 2017 By

 
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Harrisburg – July 27, 2017 – The state Senate today approved a budget revenue package that includes state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s legislation that would allow local governments to tap various government funding sources to help citizens fund sewer and water line repairs. “I am pleased that the Senate amended my proposal into the state […]

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Harrisburg – June 21, 2017 – The Senate today unanimously approved two bills sponsored by state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) that would allow 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. “The Senate’s vote today signals […]

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