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PITTSBURGH, February 14, 2019 – On the one-year anniversary of the Parkland mass shooting tragedy, state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today reintroduced legislation that would empower families and police officers to petition a court to temporarily remove firearms from someone who is a threat to themselves or others. “In nearly half of all mass […]

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Pittsburgh, February 14, 2013 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement in reaction to Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision to reject the Lottery privatization contract on Constitutional grounds: “I applaud Attorney General Kane for her decision to reject the governor’s Lottery privatization scheme on constitutional grounds. Her decision was well […]

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BEECHVIEW, September 14, 2011 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana announced today that he will re-introduce legislation imposing a moratorium on court-ordered assessments through November 2012, or until the state acts on assessment reforms. A similar bill, passed by the state legislature in June, was vetoed by the Governor because it singled out just one […]

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