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PA Senate Manufacturing Caucus Holds First Meeting

Harrisburg, May 13, 2013 – The bipartisan Pennsylvania Senate Manufacturing Caucus, chaired by Sen. Kim Ward (R-39) and Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-42), held its first meeting today, bringing together manufacturers, legislators and experts to discuss ideas for boosting...

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Fontana Applauds Highmark-West Penn Merger

HARRISBURG, April 29, 2013 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to the state Department of Insurance’s decision today to approve the merger between Highmark and West Penn Allegheny Health System: “I am pleased with the...

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Fontana Child Abuse Reporting Bill Wins Bipartisan Backing

HARRISBURG, March 18, 2013 – Speaking at a Capitol news conference today, State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) said his bill that would strengthen child abuse reporting laws is being touted under a legislative package endorsed by the bipartisan Task Force on...

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Sen. Fontana Re-Elected Vice Chair of PHEAA Board

Harrisburg, February 21, 2013 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today was unanimously re-elected to serve as the vice chairman of the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA). “I am gratified by the unanimous vote...

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Judge Blocks Portion of Voter ID Law

October 2, 2012 — Earlier today, Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson stayed the mandatory requirements of the Voter ID law (Act 18) for at least the 2012 general election. This means that the state of the law reverts to what it was during the primary where voters...

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