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Western PA Senators Announce Funding For Affordable Housing

Pittsburgh, Pa. – December 14, 2018 – Today, Senators Jay Costa, Wayne D. Fontana and Senator-elect Lindsey Williams announced $2.2 million in state grant funding to promote affordable housing in Western Pennsylvania. “While the city has seen a surge of development...

Democratic leaders will serve on Redistricting Reform Commission

HARRISBURG, December 3, 2018 – The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate will both serve on the bipartisan Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform Commission formed by Gov. Tom Wolf and they intend to participate fully in the panel’s work. Sen. Jay Costa and Rep. Frank...

Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus Re-Elects Full Leadership Team

HARRISBURG, PA − November 14, 2018  − The entire leadership team of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus was reelected today to serve its membership for the 2019-20 legislative session. The Senate Democratic Caucus won five new seats in the 2018 midterm elections...

Senator Costa Announces $150,000 in Safety and Security Grants

Pittsburgh, Pa. − October 30, 2018 − Sen. Jay Costa (D- Allegheny County) today announced that $150,000 in School Safety and Security grants were awarded to school districts in the 43rd district through the School Safety and Security Committee within the Pennsylvania...

Senator Costa’s Statement on SB 261, Grand Jury Recommendations

HARRISBURG, October 17, 2018 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. released the following statement on what transpired tonight on the legislation regarding the grand jury recommendations on child sex abuse: Since first reading its report, I have been a supporter...