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December 1, 2016: Pennsylvania Moment: Senator Fontana suggests making a donation to your local food bank as one way to make this a happy holiday season for all.
November 3, 2016: In an effort to build support for legislation that would allow early voting in Pennsylvania, the Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing yesterday in Pittsburgh to gather testimony from county officials, the League of Women Voters, and Common Cause, among others. Here’s more with Senator Fontana, sponsor of the early voting legislation, who says Pennsylvania is one of only 13 states that does not have early voting — and that it should not be a partisan issue but appears to be so in Pennsylvania.
November 2, 2016: Pennsylvania Moment: Registration has opened for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Senator Fontana says the LIHEAP program is designed to help low-income Pennsylvanians pay for heat this winter and get needed repairs to furnaces and other heating equipment.
September 2, 2016: Pennsylvania Moment: The deadline to register to vote in this November’s Presidential election is October 11th. Senator Fontana reminds state residents that they can now register online to vote (register.votespa.com).
August 5, 2016: Pennsylvania Moment: Senator Fontana reminds drivers to watch out for highway workers, police and emergency personnel who may be on the shoulder of the road.
July 5, 2016: Pennsylvania Moment: Lyme disease has been found in all 67 Pennsylvania counties. Senator Fontana has some simple tips to help everyone avoid Lyme disease this summer, as well as the West Nile and Zika viruses carried by mosquitoes.