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Senator Costa Announces $475,000 In Economic Development Grants

Senator Costa Announces $475,000 In Economic Development Grants

Allegheny County, Pa. − September 15, 2020 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. today announced the award of $475,000 in grants for economic development projects in the 43rd senatorial district. The grants are part of the Gaming Economic Development Tourism...

Senator Costa Announces $750,000 in Education Equity Grants

Senator Costa Announces $750,000 in Education Equity Grants

Pittsburgh, Pa. – August  6, 2020 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. today announced the award of $250,000 for local school districts in two different grant programs promoting educational equity and access for the 2020-21 academic year. “The academic year...

Senator Costa to Pilot Civic Engagement App, “Be the Change”

Senator Costa to Pilot Civic Engagement App, “Be the Change”

Pittsburgh, Pa. − August 4, 2020 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr will be the first elected official to participate in the civic engagement mobile application “Be The Change.” Senator Costa will be part of a several month pilot period on the new app. “Even...

Senator Costa to Introduce Cap and Invest Bill For Pennsylvania

Senator Costa to Introduce Cap and Invest Bill For Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pa. − July 30, 2020 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. today introduced Senate Bill 15, creating a “Cap and Invest” program for the state’s electric power sector, along with the support of 17 cosponsors. “The federal government has...

PA Senate Passes Two Major Law Enforcement Reform Bills

PA Senate Passes Two Major Law Enforcement Reform Bills

HARRISBURG, PA − June 24, 2020 − The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously passed two major pieces of police reform legislation, both sponsored by members of the Senate Democratic Caucus: Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. (D-Allegheny) and Senator Sharif Street...