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Senator Jay Costa Issues Statement on SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Decision

Senator Jay Costa Issues Statement on SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Decision

Harrisburg, PA – June 24, 2022 – Today, Senate Democratic Leader Senator Jay Costa issued the following statement in response to the US Supreme Courts’ decision to overturn Roe v. Wade: “I am disheartened by the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade....

The Pain is Real: It’s Time to Invest in People

We know too many people are hurting financially. We know we have to take steps to help them deal with inflationary prices. It’s time to put people over profits and Senate Democrats want to provide resources to help. That is our mission. That’s what we are fighting for in Harrisburg.

 
Senate Democrats Call for Vote on PA Red Flag Law, GOP Votes No

Senate Democrats Call for Vote on PA Red Flag Law, GOP Votes No

Harrisburg, PA – June 13, 2022 – Today, Pennsylvania Senate Democrats made a motion for the Senate to vote on a Discharge Resolution that would move Senate Bill 134 out of committee and to the floor of the Senate for a full vote during session. State Senate...

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...