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April 11, 2016: The Pennsylvania Senate has adopted a resolution recognizing the week of April 10 through 16 as “National Library Week” in Pennsylvania.  Here’s more with Senator Fontana, sponsor of the resolution.


April 6, 2016:   April is AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH  in Pennsylvania.  Senator Fontana says state law requires insurance coverage for autism treatment, and there’s a website listing the services offered to help those with autism.

April 6, 2016:  April is SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH in Pennsylvania. Senator Fontana says there’s a statewide campaign, “It’s On Us, Pennsylvania,” designed to call attention to and stop sexual assault, especially on college campuses.

March 23, 2016:  Senator Fontana has introduced legislation that would give home buyers the option of requesting that a home be tested to determine what level of lead is in the water, part of a five-bill package aimed at protecting PA children and families from the growing threat of lead poisoning caused largely by old water pipes in older homes.

March 17, 2016:  Pennsylvania Moment: Senator Fontana says one of the best ways for people to help their communities is to volunteer as a firefighter or emergency responder.

February 10, 2016:  Pennsylvania Moment: Time for parents and students to begin the process of applying for college loans and grants.  Senator Fontana says Pennsylvania’s Higher Education Assistance Agency can help.