HARRISBURG, NOV. 24, 2008 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced that the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is now offering monthly office hours at his Kennedy Township Office to serve local small business owners.  “I am pleased that Pitt has decided to provide this service to small businesses and entrepreneurs […]

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October 2008 – Click Here to Listen

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HARRISBURG (October 14, 2008) –Sens. Pat Vance (R-Cumberland/York) and Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today announced plans to reintroduce legislation to reauthorize the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4). PHC4 was created in 1986 to address rapidly growing health care costs. The council collects data from hospitals, freestanding ambulatory surgery centers and some managed care […]

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HARRISBURG, October 9, 2008 – State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today commended community leaders and activists on their successful efforts to re-start of this weekend’s Afro-American Heritage Day Parade. “Pittsburgh’s “Afro-American Heritage Parade is a great tradition dating back two decades,” Fontana said. “It is a proud and joyous event celebrating our region’s African […]

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HARRISBURG—October 7, 2008 — At Capitol press conference today, State Sens. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) and Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia), and Reps. W. Curtis Thomas (D-Philadelphia) and William Kortz (D-Allegheny) declared “ONE Campaign Day” in Pennsylvania, which recognizes the fight against global poverty and disease. “Poverty and disease are issues that impact every one of us […]

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HARRISBURG, Oct. 6, 2008 – State Senator Wayne D. Fontana today urged citizens to make sure they apply for a federal stimulus check by the Oct. 15 deadline. Fontana said most citizens who file federal tax returns automatically received a check earlier this year.  “People need to understand that it is not too late to […]

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HARRISBURG, October 2, 2008 – – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana is reminding eligible Pennsylvanians that Monday, Oct. 6, is the deadline to register to vote in the November 4 General Election. “In November, citizens will have an opportunity to cast their ballot on an historical presidential race, key Congressional and state government races, and […]

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Spetember 2008 – Click Here to Listen

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HARRISBURG, August 8, 2008 – State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) and U.S. Representative Mike Doyle (PA-14) presented several long-overdue military awards to Augustine Russo of Dormont in Congressman Doyle’s Ross Street office this morning. “When Mr. Russo’s daughter contacted me in June, I was struck by the story and wanted to do what I […]

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HARRISBURG, August 8, 2008 – State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today announced that he and Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr. (R-Montgomery) plan to introduce legislation to close a loophole in the law that recently allowed a repeat DUI offender in Allegheny County to escape additional mandatory jail time. Fontana said that the bill, currently […]

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