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Sen. Fontana Re-Elected Vice Chair of PHEAA Board

Harrisburg, February 13, 2014 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today was unanimously re-elected to serve as the vice chairman of the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA). “I appreciate the board’s unanimous...

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Fontana Wants More Budget Dollars for Jobs and Businesses

Harrisburg, February 4, 2014 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Corbett’s 2014-15 state budget proposal. “Like all budgets, there are things you like – and things you don’t. While I applaud the...

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Fontana Praises Veterans at World War II Monument Dedication

Pittsburgh, December 6, 2013 – Calling the Southwestern Pennsylvania World War II monument a fitting tribute to World War II veterans and Pittsburgh’s historic role in that war, state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) took part in today’s dedication ceremony at the...

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Fontana Welcomes CSX Project to McKees Rocks, Stowe

McKees Rocks, October 17, 2013 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana is praising CSX Corporation’s announcement today that it plans to build the Pittsburgh Intermodal Terminal in McKees Rocks Borough and Stowe Township after reviewing numerous sites along CSXT mainline...

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PA Senate Manufacturing Caucus Holds First Meeting

Harrisburg, May 13, 2013 – The bipartisan Pennsylvania Senate Manufacturing Caucus, chaired by Sen. Kim Ward (R-39) and Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-42), held its first meeting today, bringing together manufacturers, legislators and experts to discuss ideas for boosting...

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Fontana Applauds Highmark-West Penn Merger

HARRISBURG, April 29, 2013 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to the state Department of Insurance’s decision today to approve the merger between Highmark and West Penn Allegheny Health System: “I am pleased with the...

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