Dr. Cyril Wecht

State Senator Jay Costa Mourns the Loss of Dr. Cyril Wecht

PITTSBURGH, PA – May 13, 2024 – Today, State Senator Jay Costa mourns the passing of longtime family friend and Allegheny County leader Cyril Wecht, who died earlier today per the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts. Senator Costa releases the following...
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State Senator Jay Costa Announces $2.3 Million in PA SITES Funding for 43rd Senatorial District

PITTSBURGH, PA – May 8, 2024 − Today, Governor Shapiro and DCED Secretary Risk Siger awarded seven projects across Pennsylvania a total of $10.6 Million in PA SITES (Pennsylvania Strategic Investments to Enhance Sites) funding in order to develop shovel-ready...
Parent Pathways

State Senator Jay Costa Announces $300,000 in Parent Pathways Grants benefitting the 43rd Senatorial District

PITTSBURGH, PA − May 2, 2024 – Today, Senator Jay Costa is proud to announce $300,000 in Parent Pathways Grant funding to benefit the 43rd district. “Parents seeking undergraduate degrees are balancing a tremendous load, from accomplishing schoolwork to raising...

Senator Jay Costa Announces Recipients Of School Safety And Mental Health Supports For Students And Staff In The 43rd Senatorial District

PITTSBURGH, PA – Today, Senator Jay Costa is proud to announce $2,310,782 in school safety and mental health money from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency benefitting the 43rd Senatorial District.  “This funding is absolutely crucial to ensuring...
Senator Jay Costa

PA Arts and Culture Caucus Celebrates Arts Advocacy Day, Features Local Artists, Calls for Continued Investments in the Arts

HARRISBURG, PA – March 19, 2024 − Today, members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Arts and Culture Caucus gathered to celebrate “Arts Advocacy Day” along with Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania, a nonprofit advocacy group. The four co-chairs of the...
In the 43rd

In the 43rd

Senator Costa is touring new businesses, meeting with established business owners, and checking out the notable institutions of the 43rd District. Come along in this web series, In The 43rd!

2024-25 State Budget

2024-25 State Budget

Stay up-to-date with the latest on the 2024-25 Pennsylvania State Budget. Visit my budget page to watch Gov. Shapiro’s Budget Address, watch budget hearings, check out our priorities and read the latest news.

Task Force on Juvenile Justice

Task Force on Juvenile Justice

State leaders established the bipartisan, interbranch Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force to conduct a comprehensive, data-driven assessment of Pennsylvania’s juvenile justice system and make recommendations supported by research.
Longtime Owner Occupant Program (LOOP)

Longtime Owner Occupant Program (LOOP)

I am proud to be championing the Longtime Owner Occupant Tax Exemption Program, which would allow Pittsburgh’s mayor and city council to freeze the property tax rates for people who have lived in homes they own for a certain period of time.


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Pennsylvania Legislative Arts and Culture Caucus


The Pennsylvania Arts and Culture Caucus, a bi-cameral, bi-partisan caucus, was established in October 2012 with the purpose of providing caucus members access to the latest research, education and policy developments on arts and culture.  Additionally we support caucus members in their efforts to draft and pass legislation that advances arts, culture, and tourism in the Commonwealth.

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