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Legislators Introduce Local Solar Program in House and Senate

Legislators Introduce Local Solar Program in House and Senate

Harrisburg, Pa − October 22, 2019 − A bipartisan, bicameral group of legislators along with advocates and utility providers came together in Harrisburg today to announce plans for a local solar program. “In my district, I have seen a huge spike in folks interested in...

Senator Costa Applauds Governor’s Move on Environmental Protection

Senator Costa Applauds Governor’s Move on Environmental Protection

Pledges to Continue the Fight in the Legislature

Harrisburg, Pa.  − October 3, 2019 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. applauded Governor Tom Wolf’s move today to instruct the PA Department of Environmental Protection to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

Senator Costa Announces More than $1M in Grants for District Projects

Senator Costa Announces More than $1M in Grants for District Projects

Pittsburgh, PA− September 17, 2019 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. today announced more than $1 million in state grants that will come to the 43rd senatorial district for greenway and recreational projects, including ones in Swissvale, West Homestead and the...

Broccoli, Beets and Better Living for Local Communities

Broccoli, Beets and Better Living for Local Communities

Pittsburgh, Pa − August 8, 2019 − Introducing farm fresh produce to more local communities is the driving force behind a recent partnership between Adagio Health and Senator Jay Costa of Pennsylvania’s 43rd District. The Pennsylvania Senator and the healthcare organization teamed up as part of a community-wide education and nutrition effort meant to engage and inform local consumers.

Senator Costa Announces $8 Million in State Grants for his District

Senator Costa Announces $8 Million in State Grants for his District

Pittsburgh, Pa. – August 1, 2019 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. today announced more than $8 million in state grants that will go to projects in the 43rd senatorial district. “I’m proud to have advocated for these projects in our area, and excited to see...

Senator Costa Celebrates Fresh Food Grants to Local Schools

Senator Costa Celebrates Fresh Food Grants to Local Schools

PITTSBURGH, PA – July 15, 2019 – Today, Senator Jay Costa announced the award of federal grants to local elementary schools to fund healthy, fresh food programs for students. “Our young students can’t learn properly if they aren’t properly fed,” said Senator Costa. “A...

Housing Funds Approved for Key Projects in Region, Costa says

Housing Funds Approved for Key Projects in Region, Costa says

Harrisburg – July 11, 2019 – More than $1.2 million in funding for a wide range of critical housing projects in Allegheny County was approved by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA), Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) said today. “The dollars approved for these...