State Senator Jay Costa

State Senator Jay Costa Praises PA Supreme Court Decision in Favor of Voter Data Privacy  

PITTSBURGH, PA – February 22, 2024 – Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a per curium order, dismissing the appeals in Pa. Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee v PA. Department of State.   This action was initiated by the...
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Joint Policy Hearing Focuses on Legislation to Seal Eviction Records 

WILKINSBURG, February 15, 2024 – State Senator Katie Muth (D-Chester/Montgomery/Berks), chair of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee, today joined Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny), Senator Nikil Saval (D-Philadelphia), Senator Judy...
Urban Search and Rescue Task Force

Costa, Robinson Bill Creating Western PA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force Passed by Senate

HARRISBURG – Legislation to create a western Pennsylvania Urban Search and Rescue task force was approved unanimously by the Senate today, according to Sens. Devlin Robinson (R-37) and Jay Costa (D-43). Senate Bill 792 would establish a western...
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Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Appropriations Chair Vincent Hughes Praise Governor Shapiro’s 2024-25 Budget

HARRISBURG, PA – February 6, 2024 – Today, Governor Josh Shapiro laid out his vision and priorities for the 2024-25 Pennsylvania Budget. In it, the Governor proposed historic increases in basic education spending, economic development, housing, community safety, and...
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Policy Committee Highlights Whole-Home Repairs Program in Pittsburgh 

PITTSBURGH − February 3, 2024 – The Senate Democratic Policy Committee traveled to Pittsburgh yesterday to host two events to highlight the successes of Pennsylvania's groundbreaking Whole-Home Repairs Program. Less than a year after the distribution of funds, 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

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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.

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Donat a Life 511.com Travel info to go! CCAC Independent Regulatory Review Commission
4th Annual Legislative Breakfast: Make Black Moms Matter