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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...

Sen. Costa Response to UPMC Ruling in Commonwealth Court

Sen. Costa Response to UPMC Ruling in Commonwealth Court

I am disappointed to see UPMC prevail in today’s ruling from the Commonwealth Court. Their unwillingness to prioritize patient care ahead of their profit margin cannot go on. If we don’t have a solution to the contract dispute by June 30, many folks in Western Pennsylvania will be thrown into health care chaos.

I’ll continue my work on the legislative solution, and I hope that AG Shapiro immediately begins work on an appeal of this decision to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Senator Costa to Introduce Cap and Invest Bill for Pennsylvania

Senator Costa to Introduce Cap and Invest Bill for Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pa. − June 6, 2019 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. today circulated a memo asking for cosponsors for a bill to create a “Cap and Invest” program for the state’s electric power sector. “The federal government has abdicated responsibility on...