Sen. Fontana Statement on Pittsburgh Public Schools Suing Allegheny County

Allegheny County – April 11, 2024 - Today, State Senator Wayne Fontana issued the following statement regarding the Pittsburgh Public Schools decision to sue Allegheny County to force a county-wide property tax reassessment: Last month, I urged the Pittsburgh Board of...

Sen. Fontana Statement on Downtown Tax Abatement Proposal

Pittsburgh – April 9, 2024 - Today, State Senator Wayne Fontana issued the following statement regarding the proposed Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Program (LERTA) for Downtown Pittsburgh: I wholeheartedly support Pittsburgh City Councilman Bobby...

Sen. Fontana Statement on Threat of Tax Reassessment Lawsuit

Pittsburgh – March 15, 2024 − Today, State Senator Wayne Fontana issued the following statement regarding Pittsburgh Public Schools threat to take legal action against Allegheny County to force a property tax reassessment: I understand the budget situation that...

Sen. Fontana to Introduce Bill to Enhance Local Revitalization Efforts

Harrisburg - March 12, 2024 - Today, State Senator Wayne Fontana said he will soon be introducing a bill to allow municipalities to further incentivize building construction, improvements, or conversions by granting tax abatement for up to 20 years. “So many of our...

Sen. Wayne Fontana to Introduce Bill Banning Credit Cards for Online Gambling in PA

Harrisburg – March 8, 2024 – Today, State Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny County) said that he will soon be introducing a bill in the Pennsylvania Senate to prohibit the use of credit cards for online casino games, sports betting and fantasy games, as well as for...

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,...

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