National Agriculture Day Essay Contest

Reading, January 16, 2018 – State Sen. Judy Schwank, Berks Country and the Berks Agricultural Resource Network invite Berks County students to share their thoughts about farming in an essay and...

Fontana Urges State to Step up Support for Sto-Rox School District

HARRISBURG, January 11, 2018 – Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) today provided the following statement in response to an audit report indicating that Sto-Rox School District continues to...

Sen. Tartaglione Presents Million-Dollar Grant to Convert Former Textile Factory into Creative Business Campus

PHILADELPHIA, PA, January 10, 2018 – State Sen. Christine Tartaglione (D-2nd dist.) today presented a $1 million Pennsylvania capital grant that will enable a former yarn winding and dyeing factory in Philadelphia’s Frankford section to continue its revitalization as a versatile workspace for artists, artisans and fabricators. Globe Dye Works was awarded the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant late last month.

Senator Costa & Representative Gainey Announce $475,000 Grant for Wilkinsburg

Pittsburgh, PA – January 3, 2018 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa and State Representative Ed Gainey announced $475,000 in state support today to rehabilitate the Ardmore Linear Park in...

Fontana Calls for Action on Water and Sewer Lateral Repairs Following Recent Investigative...

Pittsburgh – December 29, 2017 – State Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) said today that financing the repair of water and sewer laterals is in the public interest because it helps the consumer,...

Costa Announces $2.5M in Keystone Innovation Zone Funding to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA – December 29, 2017 –  Democratic Leader Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) announced more than $2.5 million in funding to local businesses in the Oakland-based Keystone...

Millions in State Grant Funds Approved for Westinghouse Castle in Wilmerding, Parking Stru...

Harrisburg – December 28, 2017 – A total of $3 million in newly approved state grant funding will help transform a former turn-of-the century industrial edifice in Wilmerding into a new...

Costa: $7 Million in State Grants to Help Fund Key Local Projects

Hazelwood Green, Susquehanna Street Phase II among local projects funded Harrisburg – Dec. 22, 2017 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) said the $7 million in state grants released...

Costa: $2 Million Grant for Penn Hills School District Approved

Harrisburg – Dec. 22, 2017 – The state Department of Education has approved $2 million in grant funding to help the Penn Hills School District tackle severe fiscal issues, state Sen. Jay...

Duquesne’s American Textile to Receive $1.5 Million to Improve Facility

Harrisburg – December 22, 2017 –  American Textile in Duquesne is set to receive a $1.5 million state grant to remediate the grounds of the facility and open new space for expansion,...

Farnese: Massive $20 Million State Investment in Philadelphia Projects to Spur Economic Gr...

Harrisburg – December 22, 2017 – State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) hailed today’s announcement of more than $20 million in state investment for an assortment of projects in...

Haywood Pleased by Approval of Grant Funds for Local Projects

Harrisburg – December 22, 2017 – Two grants totaling $1.5 million have been approved for two key projects in his district, state Sen. Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) said today. “There...

Brewster Reminds Residents of Property Tax and Rent Rebate Deadline

Harrisburg – December 22, 2017 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) is reminding constituents that the deadline to apply for the Department of Revenue’s Property Tax and Rent Rebate...

Senator Yudichak Announces $1.5 million in State Grant Funding for Wilkes University and K...

Harrisburg, December 22, 2017 — Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that over $1.5 million in state grant funding has been awarded to Wilkes University and King’s...

Senator Yudichak and Representative Heffley Announce State Grant Funding for the Carbon Co...

Harrisburg, December 22, 2017 — State Senator John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today that the Carbon County Emergency Operations and...

Sen. Boscola Announces $4 Million in State Grants for Local Development Projects

Bethlehem, December 22, 2017 – State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced a total of $4 million in state grants for four local development and infrastructure projects. “These funds will be used for...

Fontana Announces $12.85 Million in State Funds for Local Projects

Pittsburgh, December 22, 2017 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana today announced $12.85 million in state grants for key local development projects. “These funds will reinforce and expedite work on...

Schwank Lauds Gov. Wolf’s Announcement of Reading Grants

Harrisburg, December 22, 2017  − Three organizations in Reading will receive a total of $2.25 million in new state investments for their ongoing efforts to revitalization the city and improve...

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