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Sen. Fontana Announces State Funds for Three Local Projects

HARRISBURG, November 23, 2016 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced a total of $4.5 million in state grant funds for three Allegheny County projects. “These funds will be used for land development, revitalization and as economic generators in our region,”...

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Fontana Announces State Funds for Lawrenceville Tech Center

HARRISBURG, October 28, 2016 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced a $1 million state grant for site development at the Regional Industrial Development Corporation’s 14-acre Lawrenceville Technology Center. “These Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program...

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Fontana Announces State Funds for Three Local Projects

HARRISBURG, October 24, 2016 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced a total of $1.4 million in state grant and loan funds for three Allegheny County projects. “This state support will help supplement local efforts to improve, redevelop and move the ball forward...

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Fontana Details Steady Progress of Beechview Rail Project

Beechview, September 9, 2016 –State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today said he is pleased with the progress of the Red Line rail project in Beechview and confident it will reopen for riders on Sept. 25 as scheduled. “I have worked and remained in touch with county and local...

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Fontana Business Development Legislation Enacted

Harrisburg, July 14, 2016 –Sen. Wayne D. Fontana’s (D-Allegheny) legislation that funds the state’s “Business in our Sites” program has passed the legislature and was signed into law (Act 85 of 2106) by the governor. The Business in our Sites program invests state...

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Fontana Wins Expansion of State’s Film Tax Credit Program

Harrisburg, July 13, 2016 – The state Senate today approved legislation backed by Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) that will bolster Pennsylvania’s film and television industry by expanding the state’s film tax credit program. “The state’s film tax credit program...

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Sen. Fontana Lauds Education Funding Boost in Budget Bill

HARRISBURG, June 30, 2016 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana provided the following comment yesterday afternoon after the state Senate voted 47-3 in favor of a bipartisan 2016-17 fiscal budget (Senate Bill 1073). The bill now returns to the House for consideration. “Like...

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