Press Releases

Fontana Announces $3M for Home Ownership Efforts in Region

Fontana Announces $3M for Home Ownership Efforts in Region

HARRISBURG, June 11, 2021 – Local organizations that help low-income homebuyers achieve their dream and help others stabilize their lives, will receive $3 million in state funding to advance their efforts, state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana announced today. “Home ownership...

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Fontana: Local Fight Against Blight Gets $600K State Boost

Fontana: Local Fight Against Blight Gets $600K State Boost

HARRISBURG, May 25, 2021 – Local municipalities with projects to fight blight and stabilize communities will receive more than $600,000 in grants to fund their efforts, state Sen.Wayne Fontana announced today. “Many of our older communities are plagued with abandoned...

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Fontana Announces $1.2M for Community Projects

Fontana Announces $1.2M for Community Projects

HARRISBURG, April 21, 2021 – Community projects in the 42nd Senate District will receive more than $1.2 million in state funds, Sen. Wayne Fontana announced today.  The money will go toward local improvement projects ranging from a pedestrian bridge and walking...

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Sen. Fontana Re-elected Vice Chair of PHEAA Board

Sen. Fontana Re-elected Vice Chair of PHEAA Board

Harrisburg – February 18, 2021 - 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). Created in 1963 by the state...

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