Senator Fontana Unanimously Re-elected Chairman of PHEAA Board of Directors

Harrisburg – February 15, 2024 – State Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today was unanimously re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA). Created in 1963 by the Pennsylvania General Assembly,...

Policy Committee Highlights Whole-Home Repairs Program in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH − February 3, 2024 – The Senate Democratic Policy Committee traveled to Pittsburgh yesterday to host two events to highlight the successes of Pennsylvania's groundbreaking Whole-Home Repairs Program. Less than a year after the distribution of funds, the...

Sen. Fontana Announces Grants for Local Projects from Gaming Funds

Allegheny County – January 18, 2024 − Today, State Senator Wayne Fontana announced $1,480,125 in grants from the Gaming Economic Development Tourism Fund (GEDTF) for infrastructure and redevelopment projects across the 42nd Senatorial District. Fontana worked to...

Senator Fontana Announces $375K for 2 Local Projects

Allegheny County – January 17, 2024 - Today, State Senator Wayne Fontana announced two Greenway, Trails, and Recreation Program grants totaling $375,000 were awarded in the 42nd Senatorial District. “I am happy to see this money going towards projects that will...

Senator Fontana Announces Over $5 Million in Water & Sewer Infrastructure Grants

Allegheny County − December 19, 2023 – Today, State Senator Wayne Fontana announced grants totaling $5,068,919 were awarded by Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to several municipalities in the 42nd Senatorial District. “As a long-time...

Senator Fontana Announces Nearly $300K in Safety & Prevention Grants

  Allegheny County – December 18, 2023 – Today, Senator Wayne Fontana announced a total of $289,000 in grants were awarded to organizations in his 42nd Senatorial District from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD). “These PCCD grants help...

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