News Releases

Senator Costa Supports Governor Wolf’s Rejection of GOP Map

Harrisburg, Pa. − February 13, 2018 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa fully supports Governor Wolf’s decision to reject the maps presented to him last week by just two Republican members.  “A proposal that makes districts slightly more compact but no more fair or...

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An Update on the Opioid Crisis in Pennsylvania

February 7, 2018 − State Senator Jay Costa has been leading the effort to stem the terrible impact of the opioid epidemic for years. As the Senate Democratic Leader, co-chair of the PA HOPE caucus (the Pennsylvania Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education Caucus) and a...

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Senator Costa Hosts ACA Mobile Enrollment Tour

Pittsburgh, November 14, 2017 — The Pennsylvania Senate Democrats’ ACA Mobile Enrollment Tour will make a stop in Pittsburgh on Thursday, December 7. Constituents can come to enroll in the individual insurance marketplace or Medicare. Enrollment experts will be there...

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Costa Statement on Credit Rating Downgrade

Harrisburg – September 20, 2017 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) released the following statement today concerning the downgrade of Pennsylvania’s credit rating by S & P Global Ratings due to failure to adopt a revenue plan with sufficient recurring...

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