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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October 2009 – Click Here to Listen

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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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