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Senator Jay Costa Applauds PA Supreme Court Decision on Act 77

Senator Jay Costa Applauds PA Supreme Court Decision on Act 77

HARRISBURG, PA – August 2, 2022 − Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled to uphold Act 77, the state’s election law that permits no excuse mail in voting to continue in Pennsylvania. Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) offered the following statement in support of...

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa’s Statement on State Budget

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa’s Statement on State Budget

Harrisburg, PA – July 8, 2022 – Pennsylvania State Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa today voted in support of the state budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23. “Given our unprecedented revenue surplus, Senate Democrats fought tirelessly to ensure an agreement that...

Senator Jay Costa Applauds Expansion of Passenger Rail in Western PA

Senator Jay Costa Applauds Expansion of Passenger Rail in Western PA

Pittsburgh, PA – June 27, 2022 – Today, State Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) commended the agreement that has been reached between the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) to expand passenger rail access in western...

Senator Jay Costa Issues Statement on SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Decision

Senator Jay Costa Issues Statement on SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Decision

Harrisburg, PA – June 24, 2022 – Today, Senate Democratic Leader Senator Jay Costa issued the following statement in response to the US Supreme Courts’ decision to overturn Roe v. Wade: “I am disheartened by the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade....

The Pain is Real: It’s Time to Invest in People

We know too many people are hurting financially. We know we have to take steps to help them deal with inflationary prices. It’s time to put people over profits and Senate Democrats want to provide resources to help. That is our mission. That’s what we are fighting for in Harrisburg.

 
Senate Democrats Call for Vote on PA Red Flag Law, GOP Votes No

Senate Democrats Call for Vote on PA Red Flag Law, GOP Votes No

Harrisburg, PA – June 13, 2022 – Today, Pennsylvania Senate Democrats made a motion for the Senate to vote on a Discharge Resolution that would move Senate Bill 134 out of committee and to the floor of the Senate for a full vote during session. State Senate...