BROOKLINE, DECEMBER 7, 2009 – State Senator Wayne D. Fontana today reminded homeowners and renters that Dec. 31 is the deadline to apply for the Pennsylvania Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for seniors and residents with disabilities. The rebate program benefits Pennsylvanians who are 65 years old and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; […]

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HARRISBURG, NOV. 23, 2009 — State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana and Rep. Timothy J. Solobay began circulating a co-sponsorship memo today to colleagues urging their support of legislation that would amend the Institutions of Purely Public Charity Act to allow political subdivisions to enact an essential services fee on tax-exempt organizations that own property within […]

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HARRISBURG, November 18, 2009 — State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana has sent the following letter to the Pittsburgh City Council in support of legislation being considered today that would provide a $600,000 “bridge” grant to the Carnegie Library: November 17, 2009 Dear President Shields and members: Please consider this letter as evidence of my support […]

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November 2009 – Click Here to Listen

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Pennsylvania honors its veterans

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November 2009 – Click Here to Listen

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State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) will join Jennifer Palashoff and Julie Toussaint, owners of the Learning Express of Robinson, for the new franchise’s ribbon cutting. The ribbon cutting is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, November 5th at 1 p.m. at Settlers Ridge (290 Settlers Ridge Center Drive) between the new Giant Eagle Market District and […]

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HARRISBURG, October 27, 2009 — Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) today reminded citizens that Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance program (LIHEAP) will open for the 2009-10 heating season on Nov. 2. LIHEAP operates by providing cash grants to help low-income households pay for home heating fuel and crisis grants to address heating emergencies. “I’m glad to […]

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HARRISBURG, OCT. 22, 2009—State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today applauded the Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD) Board for its approval yesterday of the recommendation of its auditing committee to order a special audit of the library system. “There are a lot of people looking for ways to help save these libraries, and the more information […]

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HARRISBURG, OCT. 21, 2009—State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana yesterday continued his fight to keep open four branches of the Carnegie Library in the City of Pittsburgh by requesting the members of the Carnegie Library Board of Trustees to delay the planned closures, mergers or moves for one year. “It is not too late for the […]

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HARRISBURG, OCT. 19, 2009 — State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today continued his fight to keep open four branches of the Carnegie Library in the City of Pittsburgh by urging the members of the Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD) Board to follow the recommendations of the Board’s auditing committee and order a special audit of […]

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