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HARRISBURG, September 24, 2018 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) today urged his legislative colleagues to pass legislation that would expand the state’s statute of limitations, enabling more child sexual abuse victims to seek justice. “Considering the harrowing issues children must deal with in these abuse cases, we must all understand that these civil and […]

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Pittsburgh – September 18, 2018 – At a news conference today at the City-County Building in Pittsburgh, State Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) supported the call to open a 2-year window to allow victims of child abuse by priests to file civil actions against abusers and enablers — including the institutions who covered up the abuse. […]

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Harrisburg – September 18, 2018 – More than $2 million in state grants were approved by a state funding authority for nine projects in his district in Pittsburgh and suburban communities in Allegheny County, state Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) said today.  Fontana said Small Water and Sewer Projects were approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority […]

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PITTSBURGH, PA − September 5, 2018 − Senator Wayne D. Fontana is pleased to announce today that redevelopment projects within Allegheny County have received a combined total of $15.75 million through the state administered Redevelopment Assistance Capital (RACP) grant program. “The grant funds will allow a multitude of organizations to accomplish much needed facility renovations,” said […]

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Pittsburgh, Pa. − August 27, 2018 − Senators Jay Costa, Jr. and Wayne D. Fontana jointly congratulated the Pittsburgh School District on the award of $1.6 million from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to support school improvement. “I want to not only congratulate but also thank the Pittsburgh School District for continuing to innovate the way […]

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Open House on Addiction

On August 22, 2018 By

State Senator Wayne Fontana invites you to an Open House on Addiction! The event will be held on September 12 from 5:30-7:30 PM at Teamsters Temple located at 4701 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. Join us for an informational open house for those suffering from any form of substance addiction and for their family, friends […]

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HARRISBURG, August 1, 2018 — Looking to stop the spread of undetectable and untraceable 3D-printed guns, Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) and Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) plan to introduce a bill to ensure Pennsylvania’s Uniform Firearms Act applies to 3D-printed guns. The proposal from Senator Hughes and Senator Fontana would amend the definition of a “firearm” in Pennsylvania’s […]

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Brookline, July 12, 2018 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced that five local communities will receive a total of more than $4.5 million in state grant funds for roadway signal light improvements. “These funds will upgrade traffic signals — improving safety and reliability,” Fontana said. “I will continue to seek state funds to […]

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Harrisburg, June 22, 2018 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement on the passage of the 2018-19 state budget: “I am pleased with this bipartisan spending plan. It holds the line on taxes, keeps spending under the inflation level and staves off future financial problems by putting dollars aside in […]

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Harrisburg, May 24, 2018 – State Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) today said he is pleased with the PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) board decision to use additional reserve funds to maintain grants to students at the current amounts. Without the action, it was anticipated that grant support to students would be cut by up […]

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