HARRISBURG, January 25, 2012 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) issued the following statement after joining with his Senate Democratic colleagues to unveil this year’s budget priorities. “Right now it is more important than ever to continue the fight to protect Pennsylvania’s working families, children, and seniors.  We must continue to focus our efforts […]

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Brookline, January 10, 2011 — Citing the current reassessment process in Allegheny County as “unworkable, burdensome, expensive and inaccurate,” state Senator Wayne D. Fontana today asked county Judge R. Stanton Wettick, Jr. to delay its implementation. In his letter to Judge Wettick, Fontana urged him to delay implementation until the General Assembly can craft a […]

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BROOKLINE, January 6, 2012 – State Senator Wayne D. Fontana today reminded constituents in the current 22nd House District that he is available to assist with state business as the current district is moved to Lehigh County.

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BROOKLINE, January 5, 2012 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement concerning Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s reassessment announcement: “I was proud to stand with the County Executive today as he announced the certification of assessed values based on the 2002 tax year.  Our residents and elected officials have gone […]

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BROOKLINE, December 19, 2011 – Stating that the Internet is a good and easy-access means to provide a wide range of information to citizens, state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today unveiled his new Internet website.

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HARRISBURG, December 13, 2011 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana is urging eligible senior citizens to make sure they file their state property tax/rent rebate application by the Dec. 31 deadline.

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HARRISBURG, December 7, 2011 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana has introduced legislation requiring employers to post and provide written notification to employees of their potential eligibility for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

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PITTSBURGH, November 30, 2011 – – After attending today’s Senate Banking and Insurance Committee hearing on the dispute between the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Highmark, Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Pittsburgh) again stressed the need for legislative action to address non-profit organizations that are clearly driven by profit.

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BROOKLINE, October 7, 2011 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced a series of seven career workshops beginning October 15th and running through November 17th that will help attendees gain control of the job search process, create powerful resumes and develop material that showcases their unique talents and abilities in today’s competitive job market. […]

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BROOKLINE, September 30, 2011 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today filed legislation imposing a moratorium on all court-ordered assessments in the Commonwealth through November 2012, or until the state acts on assessment reforms. There are seven co-sponsors on the legislation. “In Western PA, and especially Allegheny County, it seems a bit like ‘Groundhog Day’ […]

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