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Senate Democrats Statement on Gun Violence Discharge Resolutions

Senate Democrats Statement on Gun Violence Discharge Resolutions

Harrisburg, PA – June 7, 2022 – Today, Pennsylvania Senate Democrats filed six discharge resolutions in an effort to move anti-gun violence and reform legislation to the floor of the State Senate for a vote. While Senate Republicans have moved bills that would make...

Senators Push Bi-Partisan Juvenile Justice Reforms

Senators Push Bi-Partisan Juvenile Justice Reforms

HARRISBURG – May 12, 2022 – Legislation to strengthen Pennsylvania’s juvenile justice system is set for action according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) and Senator Jay Costa (D-43), who have been working to implement reforms needed to...

Senator Costa Announces $4 Million for Swissvale

Senator Costa Announces $4 Million for Swissvale

Pittsburgh, Pa. −  April 22, 2022 − Senator Jay Costa today announced the award of $4 million in state grants for projects in Swissvale. “Public services in Swissvale are going to see major upgrades in the coming months thanks to these grants we secured today,”...

Senator Costa Announces $1.7 Million Grant for Pittsburgh

Senator Costa Announces $1.7 Million Grant for Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pa. − April 21, 2022 − Senator Jay Costa today announced the award of more than $1.75 million in state grant funding for the development of multi modal transportation along Sylvan Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh. $1.76 million has been awarded through...

Senator Costa Applauds Supreme Court Decision on LRC Maps

Senator Costa Applauds Supreme Court Decision on LRC Maps

Harrisburg, PA - March 16, 2022 - Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld the bipartisan maps for state legislative districts drawn by the Legislative Redistricting Commission and scheduled the petition period for the May primary; the maps that passed the...

Senator Costa Announces $100K in Grants to Prevent Community Violence

Senator Costa Announces $100K in Grants to Prevent Community Violence

Pittsburgh, Pa. − March 9, 2022 − Today, Senator Costa announced the award of nearly $100,000 in state grant money for local organizations to do violence prevention work. “We hear about acts of violence after they’ve occurred, but I want to draw attention to and...