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Senators Costa and Williams Respond to Mastriano Attempted Audit

Senators Costa and Williams Respond to Mastriano Attempted Audit

Harrisburg, PA − July 7, 2021 − Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa and Senate Democratic Whip Anthony H. Williams sent the following letter to Republican Leadership in response to Senator Mastriano’s latest attempt to audit the results of the 2020 election:

E-Scooter Pilot Program to Start in Pittsburgh

E-Scooter Pilot Program to Start in Pittsburgh

Harrisburg – June 30, 2021 − Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, and Senator Jay Costa (D-43), minority leader of the Senate, announced a two-year pilot program for electric low-speed scooters (e-scooter) to commence...

Bipartisan, Inter-Branch Task Force Announces New Policy Recommendations to Improve Juvenile Justice

Bipartisan, Inter-Branch Task Force Announces New Policy Recommendations to Improve Juvenile Justice

Recommendations highlight data-driven policies and practices to protect community safety and create better paths for youth and families

HARRISBURG – June 22, 2021 –  The inter-branch and bipartisan Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force on Tuesday released a comprehensive final report with policy recommendations that protect public safety, increase accountability, achieve savings for reinvestment, and improve outcomes for youth, families, and communities.

Senate Democrats Offer Restaurant & Tavern Recovery Legislation

Senate Democrats Offer Restaurant & Tavern Recovery Legislation

Harrisburg, Pa. – June 21, 2021 − After Republicans failed to pass a clean, bipartisan bill to extend mixed drinks to go for restaurants and taverns, the Pennsylvania Senate Democrats are introducing legislation that will provide the opportunity for bars, taverns and...

Senator Costa Announces $750K In State Funding for Housing Projects

Senator Costa Announces $750K In State Funding for Housing Projects

Pittsburgh, Pa. - June 10, 2021 − Senator Jay Costa today announced the award of $750,000 in state funding for local housing projects in Wilkinsburg and Hazelwood. “These communities have incredible potential just waiting to be unlocked, and today’s awards will help...