HARRISBURG, OCT. 6, 2009—State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today expressed profound disappointment over the Carnegie Library’s decision to close four branches in the City of Pittsburgh – including two in his district and the merger of a third in the district with another branch. “I am saddened and frustrated by the Board’s decision yesterday,” Fontana […]

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HARRISBURG, OCTOBER 1, 2009 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today chastised the leaders of the House and Senate for continuing to push forward their budget proposal when their members are calling for other solutions. “We are hearing today that the budget deal may be falling apart because there are not enough votes to […]

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September 2009 – Click Here to Listen

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September 2009 – Click Here to Listen

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HARRISBURG, Sept. 16, 2009 –State Senators Sean Logan and Wayne D. Fontana today called on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to take steps to force the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh to make its required $7.5 million annual payment for the city’s new arena. In a letter to Board Chairman Greg Fajt, the lawmakers questioned the […]

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Fontana Calls Table Games a Winner

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HARRISBURG, Sept. 16, 2009 – Calling it a good way to create jobs and help keep Pennsylvania’s casinos competitive, State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today said he would likely support allowing table games at existing casinos. “While I will insist that the state legislature thoroughly and openly examine this issue before legalizing table games, […]

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Table Games Legislation

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PITTSBURGH, Sept. 11, 2009 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement on today’s proposed budget compromise agreement. “While I am encouraged by this overdue compromise agreement, I still intend on thoroughly reviewing all of the details before I commit to supporting the proposal. “Based on today’s announcement, I am pleased […]

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PITTSBURGH, SEPTEMBER 8, 2009 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today reminded eligible voters that to participate in the Nov. 3 election, they must be registered by Oct. 5. “Voting is not only a right in Pennsylvania, it’s a responsibility,” Fontana said. “I encourage all eligible residents to make their voices heard and register […]

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August 2009 – Click Here to Listen

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