Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

Rep. Paul Costa speaks at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Lawrenceville discussing affordable housing and rebuilding neighborhoods.

Rep. Paul Costa speaks at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Lawrenceville discussing affordable housing and rebuilding neighborhoods.



Costa Attends House Democratic Policy Hearing

Rep. Paul Costa speaks at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Lawrenceville discussing affordable housing and rebuilding neighborhoods.

Rep. Paul Costa speaks at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing dealing with possible legislation on statewide towing regulations.

Rep. Paul Costa speaks at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing dealing with possible legislation on statewide towing regulations.



Policy Hearing on Towing Regulations

Rep. Paul Costa speaks at a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing dealing with possible legislation on statewide towing regulations.

Rep. Paul Costa welcomes University of Pittsburgh student Rhiannon Jacobs to Harrisburg.  She was participating in the 'Pitt Day Student Shadow' program.

Rep. Paul Costa welcomes University of Pittsburgh student Rhiannon Jacobs to Harrisburg. She was participating in the "Pitt Day Student Shadow" program.



Pitt Day Student Shadow

Rep. Paul Costa welcomes University of Pittsburgh student Rhiannon Jacobs to Harrisburg. She was participating in the "Pitt Day Student Shadow" program.

Rep. Paul Costa shows his support for heart disease awareness by joining his colleagues from both sides of the aisle by wearing red on National Wear Red Day.

Rep. Paul Costa shows his support for heart disease awareness by joining his colleagues from both sides of the aisle by wearing red on National Wear Red Day.



National Wear Red Day

Rep. Paul Costa shows his support for heart disease awareness by joining his colleagues from both sides of the aisle by wearing red on National Wear Red Day.

Rep Paul Costa showed some cool skills while driving a draft horse wagon at the 2017 Farm Show

Rep Paul Costa showed some cool skills while driving a draft horse wagon at the 2017 Farm Show



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Rep Paul Costa showed some cool skills while driving a draft horse wagon at the 2017 Farm Show

Rep. Paul Costa along with the Liquor Control Committee receives an update on the implementation of Act 39 of 2016.

Rep. Paul Costa along with the Liquor Control Committee receives an update on the implementation of Act 39 of 2016.



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Rep. Paul Costa along with the Liquor Control Committee receives an update on the implementation of Act 39 of 2016.

Rep. Costa along with members of the House and Senate welcome students from the Western PA School of the Deaf to the state Capitol.

Rep. Costa along with members of the House and Senate welcome students from the Western PA School of the Deaf to the state Capitol.



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Rep. Costa along with members of the House and Senate welcome students from the Western PA School of the Deaf to the state Capitol.

Rep. Costa joins Gov. Tom Wolf and other officials to welcome consumer convenience with wine-to-go at Pa. grocery stores.

Rep. Costa joins Gov. Tom Wolf and other officials to welcome consumer convenience with wine-to-go at Pa. grocery stores.



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Rep. Costa joins Gov. Tom Wolf and other officials to welcome consumer convenience with wine-to-go at Pa. grocery stores.

Rep. Costa speaking to Nicole Wegmans following Gov. Wolf's news conference on consumer convenience in Pennsylvania grocery stores.

Rep. Costa speaking to Nicole Wegmans following Gov. Wolf's news conference on consumer convenience in Pennsylvania grocery stores.



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Rep. Costa speaking to Nicole Wegmans following Gov. Wolf's news conference on consumer convenience in Pennsylvania grocery stores.

Rep. Costa speaking to an attendee following Gov. Wolf's news conference on consumer convenience in Pennsylvania grocery stores.

Rep. Costa speaking to an attendee following Gov. Wolf's news conference on consumer convenience in Pennsylvania grocery stores.



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Rep. Costa speaking to an attendee following Gov. Wolf's news conference on consumer convenience in Pennsylvania grocery stores.

Rep. Costa speaking with the media regarding consumer convenience in Pennsylvania grocery stores.

Rep. Costa speaking with the media regarding consumer convenience in Pennsylvania grocery stores.



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Rep. Costa speaking with the media regarding consumer convenience in Pennsylvania grocery stores.

Rep. Paul Costa attends a House Democratic Policy hearing in Greene County to gather information on Pennsylvania's ongoing opioid and heroin epidemic.

Rep. Paul Costa attends a House Democratic Policy hearing in Greene County to gather information on Pennsylvania's ongoing opioid and heroin epidemic.



Costa Attends Opioid Epidemic Hearing

Rep. Paul Costa attends a House Democratic Policy hearing in Greene County to gather information on Pennsylvania's ongoing opioid and heroin epidemic.

Rep. Costa speaking about the Video Gaming Terminals in hopes of getting the casinos to stop cannibalizing themselves. A little bit of investment should bring a bunch of money to Pennsylvania.

Rep. Costa speaking about the Video Gaming Terminals in hopes of getting the casinos to stop cannibalizing themselves. A little bit of investment should bring a bunch of money to Pennsylvania.



Video Gaming

Rep. Costa speaking about the Video Gaming Terminals in hopes of getting the casinos to stop cannibalizing themselves. A little bit of investment should bring a bunch of money to Pennsylvania.

State Rep. Paul Costa, the Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, watches as Gov. Tom Wolf signs a bill modernizing and expanding wine sales in Pennsylvania.

State Rep. Paul Costa, the Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, watches as Gov. Tom Wolf signs a bill modernizing and expanding wine sales in Pennsylvania.



Liquor Bill singing

State Rep. Paul Costa, the Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, watches as Gov. Tom Wolf signs a bill modernizing and expanding wine sales in Pennsylvania.

Today, Girl Gov students traveled to Harrisburg to learn about civics, advocacy,philanthropy, community involvement, youth organizing, women's history and leadership. Representative Costa was happy to welcome these bright young women.

Today, Girl Gov students traveled to Harrisburg to learn about civics, advocacy,philanthropy, community involvement, youth organizing, women's history and leadership. Representative Costa was happy to welcome these bright young women.



Girl Gov 6-15-2016

Today, Girl Gov students traveled to Harrisburg to learn about civics, advocacy,philanthropy, community involvement, youth organizing, women's history and leadership. Representative Costa was happy to welcome these bright young women.

Rep. Paul Costa speaks at a Memorial Day event sponsored by the North Braddock Amvets.

Rep. Paul Costa speaks at a Memorial Day event sponsored by the North Braddock Amvets.



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Rep. Paul Costa speaks at a Memorial Day event sponsored by the North Braddock Amvets.

Winchester Thurston School from my district visited the State Capitol today.

Winchester Thurston School from my district visited the State Capitol today.



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Winchester Thurston School from my district visited the State Capitol today.

Today's hearing focused on the steel industry and it's impact in Pennsylvania.

Today's hearing focused on the steel industry and it's impact in Pennsylvania.



Steel Caucus

Today's hearing focused on the steel industry and it's impact in Pennsylvania.

Today I was privileged to sing the National Anthem for the Turkik Day celebration in the Capitol. It was a day to celebrate the Turkish people and their music, and food

Today I was privileged to sing the National Anthem for the Turkik Day celebration in the Capitol. It was a day to celebrate the Turkish people and their music, and food



Turkik Day

Today I was privileged to sing the National Anthem for the Turkik Day celebration in the Capitol. It was a day to celebrate the Turkish people and their music, and food

Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Miss Pennsylvania USA winner Elena LaQuatra to the state capitol.

Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Miss Pennsylvania USA winner Elena LaQuatra to the state capitol.



Costa With Miss PA USA

Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Miss Pennsylvania USA winner Elena LaQuatra to the state capitol.

Rep, Paul Costa welcomes University of Pittsburgh Political Science major Allison Walsh to Harrisburg as part of the Institute of Politics' Legislator For a Day program.

Rep, Paul Costa welcomes University of Pittsburgh Political Science major Allison Walsh to Harrisburg as part of the Institute of Politics' Legislator For a Day program.



Legislator For A Day

Rep, Paul Costa welcomes University of Pittsburgh Political Science major Allison Walsh to Harrisburg as part of the Institute of Politics' Legislator For a Day program.

Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Winchester Thurston High School student Anna Vlachos to the state capitol as part of the Girl Gov program, where she learned about gender equality, women’s rights, philanthropy, and economic prosperity within state government.

Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Winchester Thurston High School student Anna Vlachos to the state capitol as part of the Girl Gov program, where she learned about gender equality, women’s rights, philanthropy, and economic prosperity within state government.



Girl Gov 2015

Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Winchester Thurston High School student Anna Vlachos to the state capitol as part of the Girl Gov program, where she learned about gender equality, women’s rights, philanthropy, and economic prosperity within state government.

Rep. Paul Costa taking part in the North Braddock Amvets Memorial Day event.

Rep. Paul Costa taking part in the North Braddock Amvets Memorial Day event.



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Rep. Paul Costa taking part in the North Braddock Amvets Memorial Day event.

Rep. Paul Costa taking part in the North Braddock Amvets Memorial Day event.

Rep. Paul Costa taking part in the North Braddock Amvets Memorial Day event.



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Rep. Paul Costa taking part in the North Braddock Amvets Memorial Day event.

Rep. Paul Costa taking part in the North Braddock Amvets Memorial Day event.

Rep. Paul Costa taking part in the North Braddock Amvets Memorial Day event.



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Rep. Paul Costa taking part in the North Braddock Amvets Memorial Day event.

Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Harry Readshaw and Dan Deasy, at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. prior to a news conference on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.

Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Harry Readshaw and Dan Deasy, at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. prior to a news conference on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.



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Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Harry Readshaw and Dan Deasy, at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. prior to a news conference on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.

Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Bill Kortz, Harry Readshaw, and Dan Deasy, listen to Rep. Dom Costa speak at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.

Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Bill Kortz, Harry Readshaw, and Dan Deasy, listen to Rep. Dom Costa speak at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.



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Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Bill Kortz, Harry Readshaw, and Dan Deasy, listen to Rep. Dom Costa speak at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.

Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Dan Deasy, Bill Kortz, Harry Readshaw, and Dom Costa, at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. for a news conference on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.

Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Dan Deasy, Bill Kortz, Harry Readshaw, and Dom Costa, at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. for a news conference on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.



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Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Dan Deasy, Bill Kortz, Harry Readshaw, and Dom Costa, at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. for a news conference on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.

Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Bill Kortz, Dom Costa, Harry Readshaw, and Dan Deasy, at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. for a news conference on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.

Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Bill Kortz, Dom Costa, Harry Readshaw, and Dan Deasy, at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. for a news conference on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.



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Rep. Paul Costa, along with Reps. Bill Kortz, Dom Costa, Harry Readshaw, and Dan Deasy, at Evergreen Volunteer Fire Dept. for a news conference on legislation to exempt volunteer emergency responders from fees.

Members of Signshine visited Rep. Paul Costa and performed at the State Capitol.

Members of Signshine visited Rep. Paul Costa and performed at the State Capitol.



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Members of Signshine visited Rep. Paul Costa and performed at the State Capitol.

Rep. Paul Costa with his nephew who visited the State Capitol with the Franklin Regional Wrestling team.

Rep. Paul Costa with his nephew who visited the State Capitol with the Franklin Regional Wrestling team.



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Rep. Paul Costa with his nephew who visited the State Capitol with the Franklin Regional Wrestling team.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.



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Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.



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Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.



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Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.



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Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.



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Rep. Paul Costa, Democratic Chairman of the House Liquor Control Committee, speaks during the House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing for the PLCB.

New 34th Legislative District effective December 1.

New 34th Legislative District effective December 1.



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New 34th Legislative District effective December 1.

I had the pleasure of meeting students from the Western PA School for the Deaf at the state capitol.

I had the pleasure of meeting students from the Western PA School for the Deaf at the state capitol.



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I had the pleasure of meeting students from the Western PA School for the Deaf at the state capitol.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Paul Kennedy, Mary Kennedy Withrow, and Robert Kennedy to the House Chamber for the adoption of <a href='http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2013&sInd=0&body=H&type=R&bn=0862'>House Resolution 862</a> honoring former state Rep. Michael H. Kennedy.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Paul Kennedy, Mary Kennedy Withrow, and Robert Kennedy to the House Chamber for the adoption of House Resolution 862 honoring former state Rep. Michael H. Kennedy.



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State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Paul Kennedy, Mary Kennedy Withrow, and Robert Kennedy to the House Chamber for the adoption of House Resolution 862 honoring former state Rep. Michael H. Kennedy.

State Rep. Paul Costa gives opening remarks at the 5th annual Turkic Cultural Day celebration.

State Rep. Paul Costa gives opening remarks at the 5th annual Turkic Cultural Day celebration.



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State Rep. Paul Costa gives opening remarks at the 5th annual Turkic Cultural Day celebration.

State Rep. Paul Costa gives opening remarks at the 5th annual Turkic Cultural Day celebration.

State Rep. Paul Costa gives opening remarks at the 5th annual Turkic Cultural Day celebration.



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State Rep. Paul Costa gives opening remarks at the 5th annual Turkic Cultural Day celebration.

Rep. Paul Costa attends a House Democratic Policy Hearing on increasing the state’s minimum wage and unemployment compensation issues.

Rep. Paul Costa attends a House Democratic Policy Hearing on increasing the state’s minimum wage and unemployment compensation issues.



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Rep. Paul Costa attends a House Democratic Policy Hearing on increasing the state’s minimum wage and unemployment compensation issues.

Rep. Paul Costa congratulates Mark Nordenberg on his 19 years of service as the University of Pittsburgh's chancellor. Nordenberg will step down from the post on August 1, 2014. Costa was a proud supporter of the resolution commemorating his service. <a href='http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/Legis/CSM/showMemoPublic.cfm?chamber=H&SPick=20130&cosponId=14001'>The resolution can be viewed here.</a>

Rep. Paul Costa congratulates Mark Nordenberg on his 19 years of service as the University of Pittsburgh's chancellor. Nordenberg will step down from the post on August 1, 2014. Costa was a proud supporter of the resolution commemorating his service. The resolution can be viewed here.



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Rep. Paul Costa congratulates Mark Nordenberg on his 19 years of service as the University of Pittsburgh's chancellor. Nordenberg will step down from the post on August 1, 2014. Costa was a proud supporter of the resolution commemorating his service. The resolution can be viewed here.

State Rep. Paul Costa presents a legislative citation to the Woodland Hills High School Rifle Team, the PIAA State Champions of 2014.

State Rep. Paul Costa presents a legislative citation to the Woodland Hills High School Rifle Team, the PIAA State Champions of 2014.



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State Rep. Paul Costa presents a legislative citation to the Woodland Hills High School Rifle Team, the PIAA State Champions of 2014.

State Rep. Paul Costa views the new Masontown Bridge on a river barge tour of the Monongahela River.

State Rep. Paul Costa views the new Masontown Bridge on a river barge tour of the Monongahela River.



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State Rep. Paul Costa views the new Masontown Bridge on a river barge tour of the Monongahela River.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes students from the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf to the state Capitol.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes students from the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf to the state Capitol.



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State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes students from the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf to the state Capitol.

On a river barge tour of the Monongahela River, a representative explains Rep. Paul Costa how the Lock & Dam System functions.

On a river barge tour of the Monongahela River, a representative explains Rep. Paul Costa how the Lock & Dam System functions.



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On a river barge tour of the Monongahela River, a representative explains Rep. Paul Costa how the Lock & Dam System functions.

State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.

State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.



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State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.

State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.

State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.



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State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.

State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.

State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.



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State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.

State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.

State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.



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State Rep. Paul Costa attends a Policy Committee Hearing on Special Education.

State Rep. Paul Costa joins the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.

State Rep. Paul Costa joins the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.



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State Rep. Paul Costa joins the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.

State Rep. Paul Costa joins members of the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.

State Rep. Paul Costa joins members of the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.



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State Rep. Paul Costa joins members of the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.

State Rep. Paul Costa joins members of the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.

State Rep. Paul Costa joins members of the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.



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State Rep. Paul Costa joins members of the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.

State Rep. Paul Costa joins members of the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.

State Rep. Paul Costa joins members of the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.



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State Rep. Paul Costa joins members of the Coal Caucus for a river barge tour on the Monongahela River.

The state House of Representatives unanimously adopted Rep. Paul Costa's House Resolution 332 honoring University of Pittsburgh wrestling coach Rande Stottlemyer.

The state House of Representatives unanimously adopted Rep. Paul Costa's House Resolution 332 honoring University of Pittsburgh wrestling coach Rande Stottlemyer.



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The state House of Representatives unanimously adopted Rep. Paul Costa's House Resolution 332 honoring University of Pittsburgh wrestling coach Rande Stottlemyer.

State Rep. Paul Costa takes part in Turkic Cultural Day at the state Capitol Building.

State Rep. Paul Costa takes part in Turkic Cultural Day at the state Capitol Building.



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State Rep. Paul Costa takes part in Turkic Cultural Day at the state Capitol Building.

State Rep. Paul Costa presents a citation to Woodland Hills student Keza Harewood. Miss Harewood is a 2013 recipient of the Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship.

State Rep. Paul Costa presents a citation to Woodland Hills student Keza Harewood. Miss Harewood is a 2013 recipient of the Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship.



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State Rep. Paul Costa presents a citation to Woodland Hills student Keza Harewood. Miss Harewood is a 2013 recipient of the Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship.

State Rep. Paul Costa meets with recipients of the 2013 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship.

State Rep. Paul Costa meets with recipients of the 2013 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship.



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State Rep. Paul Costa meets with recipients of the 2013 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship.

Family Support Centers from the 34th Legislative District presented state Rep. Paul Costa with a certificate of appreciation for his efforts to improve communities throughout the district.

Family Support Centers from the 34th Legislative District presented state Rep. Paul Costa with a certificate of appreciation for his efforts to improve communities throughout the district.



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Family Support Centers from the 34th Legislative District presented state Rep. Paul Costa with a certificate of appreciation for his efforts to improve communities throughout the district.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Woodland Hills High School football player Alex Beasley to the state Capitol. Alex will play in the 2013 Big 33 Classic game.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Woodland Hills High School football player Alex Beasley to the state Capitol. Alex will play in the 2013 Big 33 Classic game.



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State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Woodland Hills High School football player Alex Beasley to the state Capitol. Alex will play in the 2013 Big 33 Classic game.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Woodland Hills High School football player Alex Beasley and his family to the state Capitol. Alex will play in the 2013 Big 33 Classic game.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Woodland Hills High School football player Alex Beasley and his family to the state Capitol. Alex will play in the 2013 Big 33 Classic game.



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State Rep. Paul Costa welcomes Woodland Hills High School football player Alex Beasley and his family to the state Capitol. Alex will play in the 2013 Big 33 Classic game.

State Rep. Paul Costa meets with Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley at the state Capitol.

State Rep. Paul Costa meets with Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley at the state Capitol.



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State Rep. Paul Costa meets with Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley at the state Capitol.

State Rep. Paul Costa recognizes William Moran with a citation for his achievements with the All-Pennsylvania Academic Team. Moran is a student at the Community College of Allegheny County.

State Rep. Paul Costa recognizes William Moran with a citation for his achievements with the All-Pennsylvania Academic Team. Moran is a student at the Community College of Allegheny County.



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State Rep. Paul Costa recognizes William Moran with a citation for his achievements with the All-Pennsylvania Academic Team. Moran is a student at the Community College of Allegheny County.

At a House Democratic Policy hearing in Erie, state Rep. Paul Costa discusses potential impacts of liquor privatization with Wendell Young, President of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776.

At a House Democratic Policy hearing in Erie, state Rep. Paul Costa discusses potential impacts of liquor privatization with Wendell Young, President of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776.



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At a House Democratic Policy hearing in Erie, state Rep. Paul Costa discusses potential impacts of liquor privatization with Wendell Young, President of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776.

Rep. Costa urges the House Appropriations Committee to increse support for the Pennsylvania Film Tax Credit. Since 2007, the credit has generated billions of dollars in economic activity across the commonwealth.

Rep. Costa urges the House Appropriations Committee to increse support for the Pennsylvania Film Tax Credit. Since 2007, the credit has generated billions of dollars in economic activity across the commonwealth.



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Rep. Costa urges the House Appropriations Committee to increse support for the Pennsylvania Film Tax Credit. Since 2007, the credit has generated billions of dollars in economic activity across the commonwealth.

In celebration of Read Across America Day, state Rep. Paul Costa read stories to children at 4 Kids Early Learning Center in Braddock.

In celebration of Read Across America Day, state Rep. Paul Costa read stories to children at 4 Kids Early Learning Center in Braddock.



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In celebration of Read Across America Day, state Rep. Paul Costa read stories to children at 4 Kids Early Learning Center in Braddock.

State Rep. Paul Costa questions testifiers at a House Democratic Policy hearing to learn about the potential impact of Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania. The hearing was hosted by state Rep. Dan Frankel, Democratic Caucus Chairman.

State Rep. Paul Costa questions testifiers at a House Democratic Policy hearing to learn about the potential impact of Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania. The hearing was hosted by state Rep. Dan Frankel, Democratic Caucus Chairman.



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State Rep. Paul Costa questions testifiers at a House Democratic Policy hearing to learn about the potential impact of Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania. The hearing was hosted by state Rep. Dan Frankel, Democratic Caucus Chairman.

State Rep. Paul Costa starts off the New Year by taking the oath of office to represent the 34th Legislative District for another term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

State Rep. Paul Costa starts off the New Year by taking the oath of office to represent the 34th Legislative District for another term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.



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State Rep. Paul Costa starts off the New Year by taking the oath of office to represent the 34th Legislative District for another term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomed students from the Western PA School for the Deaf to the state Capitol.

State Rep. Paul Costa welcomed students from the Western PA School for the Deaf to the state Capitol.



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State Rep. Paul Costa welcomed students from the Western PA School for the Deaf to the state Capitol.

Rep. Paul Costa discusses his red light camera legislation at a press conference at the state capitol building.

Rep. Paul Costa discusses his red light camera legislation at a press conference at the state capitol building.



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Rep. Paul Costa discusses his red light camera legislation at a press conference at the state capitol building.

The Allegheny County Delegation of the PA House of Representatives Democratic Caucus meets regularly to discuss issues important to the region.<br><br><strong>Members include:</strong> Rep. Dom Costa (Delegation Chairman), House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel, Rep. Daniel Deasy (Delegation Vice-Chairman), House Democratic Caucus Appropriations Chairman Joe Markosek, Rep. Paul Costa, Rep. Anthony M. Deluca, Rep. Ed Gainey, Rep. William C. Kortz, Rep. Nick Kotik, Rep. Robert F. Matzie, Rep. Erin C. Molchany, Rep. Adam Ravenstahl, Rep. Harry A. Readshaw and Rep. Jake Wheatley.<br><br><strong>Not in Photo:</strong> Rep. Marc J. Gergely and Rep. Jesse White

The Allegheny County Delegation of the PA House of Representatives Democratic Caucus meets regularly to discuss issues important to the region.

Members include: Rep. Dom Costa (Delegation Chairman), House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel, Rep. Daniel Deasy (Delegation Vice-Chairman), House Democratic Caucus Appropriations Chairman Joe Markosek, Rep. Paul Costa, Rep. Anthony M. Deluca, Rep. Ed Gainey, Rep. William C. Kortz, Rep. Nick Kotik, Rep. Robert F. Matzie, Rep. Erin C. Molchany, Rep. Adam Ravenstahl, Rep. Harry A. Readshaw and Rep. Jake Wheatley.

Not in Photo: Rep. Marc J. Gergely and Rep. Jesse White



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The Allegheny County Delegation of the PA House of Representatives Democratic Caucus meets regularly to discuss issues important to the region.

Members include: Rep. Dom Costa (Delegation Chairman), House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel, Rep. Daniel Deasy (Delegation Vice-Chairman), House Democratic Caucus Appropriations Chairman Joe Markosek, Rep. Paul Costa, Rep. Anthony M. Deluca, Rep. Ed Gainey, Rep. William C. Kortz, Rep. Nick Kotik, Rep. Robert F. Matzie, Rep. Erin C. Molchany, Rep. Adam Ravenstahl, Rep. Harry A. Readshaw and Rep. Jake Wheatley.

Not in Photo: Rep. Marc J. Gergely and Rep. Jesse White

Rep. Costa welcomes Rick Sebak to Harrisburg.  Costa sponsored House Resolution 708, which recognized the 25 years of service Mr. Sebak provided to WQED Pittsburgh.

Rep. Costa welcomes Rick Sebak to Harrisburg. Costa sponsored House Resolution 708, which recognized the 25 years of service Mr. Sebak provided to WQED Pittsburgh.



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Rep. Costa welcomes Rick Sebak to Harrisburg. Costa sponsored House Resolution 708, which recognized the 25 years of service Mr. Sebak provided to WQED Pittsburgh.

Speaker Sam Smith, Rick Seback, Rep. Paul Costa and Rep. John Maher are pictured after passing a resolution recognizing the 25 years of service Mr. Sebak provided to WQED Pittsburgh.

Speaker Sam Smith, Rick Seback, Rep. Paul Costa and Rep. John Maher are pictured after passing a resolution recognizing the 25 years of service Mr. Sebak provided to WQED Pittsburgh.



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Speaker Sam Smith, Rick Seback, Rep. Paul Costa and Rep. John Maher are pictured after passing a resolution recognizing the 25 years of service Mr. Sebak provided to WQED Pittsburgh.

State Rep. Paul Costa talks with John Tramontina, VP of Business Development for MedExpress. MedExpress will be the first tenant to occupy the new development in Braddock, returning vital health care services to the community.

State Rep. Paul Costa talks with John Tramontina, VP of Business Development for MedExpress. MedExpress will be the first tenant to occupy the new development in Braddock, returning vital health care services to the community.



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State Rep. Paul Costa talks with John Tramontina, VP of Business Development for MedExpress. MedExpress will be the first tenant to occupy the new development in Braddock, returning vital health care services to the community.

Site of the former Braddock Hospital.

Site of the former Braddock Hospital.



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Site of the former Braddock Hospital.

Views of the Braddock redevelopment plan.

Views of the Braddock redevelopment plan.



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Views of the Braddock redevelopment plan.

Rep. Costa testifies before Pittsburgh City Council on his red light camera legislation.

Rep. Costa testifies before Pittsburgh City Council on his red light camera legislation.



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Rep. Costa testifies before Pittsburgh City Council on his red light camera legislation.

Rep. Paul Costa, D-34th,recently welcomed players with the Big 33 to Harrisburg. Originating in 1957, the Big 33 Football Classic is an all-star scholastic football game highlighting Pennsylvania’s and Ohio’s outstanding high school athletes. It is run by the Big 33 Scholarship Foundation which helps provide academic scholarships and support for children with special needs. Pictured with Costa on the House floor in the state Capitol are Shakim Alonzo, Mike Caprera, Terrell Williams and Woodland Hills Head Football Coach George Novak.

Rep. Paul Costa, D-34th,recently welcomed players with the Big 33 to Harrisburg. Originating in 1957, the Big 33 Football Classic is an all-star scholastic football game highlighting Pennsylvania’s and Ohio’s outstanding high school athletes. It is run by the Big 33 Scholarship Foundation which helps provide academic scholarships and support for children with special needs. Pictured with Costa on the House floor in the state Capitol are Shakim Alonzo, Mike Caprera, Terrell Williams and Woodland Hills Head Football Coach George Novak.



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Rep. Paul Costa, D-34th,recently welcomed players with the Big 33 to Harrisburg. Originating in 1957, the Big 33 Football Classic is an all-star scholastic football game highlighting Pennsylvania’s and Ohio’s outstanding high school athletes. It is run by the Big 33 Scholarship Foundation which helps provide academic scholarships and support for children with special needs. Pictured with Costa on the House floor in the state Capitol are Shakim Alonzo, Mike Caprera, Terrell Williams and Woodland Hills Head Football Coach George Novak.

Rep. Costa is pictured with PA Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch and Penn DOT District 11 Executive Dan Cessna prior to a House Policy Committee hearing on transportation issues.

Rep. Costa is pictured with PA Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch and Penn DOT District 11 Executive Dan Cessna prior to a House Policy Committee hearing on transportation issues.



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Rep. Costa is pictured with PA Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch and Penn DOT District 11 Executive Dan Cessna prior to a House Policy Committee hearing on transportation issues.

Rep. Costa hosts a policy meeting to address transportation needs in the Commonwealth including infrastructure and transit. The meeting was held at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.

Rep. Costa hosts a policy meeting to address transportation needs in the Commonwealth including infrastructure and transit. The meeting was held at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.



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Rep. Costa hosts a policy meeting to address transportation needs in the Commonwealth including infrastructure and transit. The meeting was held at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.

Rep. Paul Costa throws a “Strike For Hunger” at a bowling event to raise money for food banks, and to raise awareness of Pennsylvania’s 1.2 million hungry citizens.

Rep. Paul Costa throws a “Strike For Hunger” at a bowling event to raise money for food banks, and to raise awareness of Pennsylvania’s 1.2 million hungry citizens.



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Rep. Paul Costa throws a “Strike For Hunger” at a bowling event to raise money for food banks, and to raise awareness of Pennsylvania’s 1.2 million hungry citizens.

Rep. Paul Costa stands with Governor Rendell after the governor signed into law  a bill Costa authored (H.B. 347). The new law will benefit Pennsylvania service members and veterans by waiving commercial driver’s license skills tests if they have equivalent driving experience from the military.

Rep. Paul Costa stands with Governor Rendell after the governor signed into law a bill Costa authored (H.B. 347). The new law will benefit Pennsylvania service members and veterans by waiving commercial driver’s license skills tests if they have equivalent driving experience from the military.



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Rep. Paul Costa stands with Governor Rendell after the governor signed into law a bill Costa authored (H.B. 347). The new law will benefit Pennsylvania service members and veterans by waiving commercial driver’s license skills tests if they have equivalent driving experience from the military.

Rep. Costa speaks at the 10th anniversary celebration of the 4 Kids Learning Center located in Braddock. The center is a childcare facility that serves as a national model for early education.

Rep. Costa speaks at the 10th anniversary celebration of the 4 Kids Learning Center located in Braddock. The center is a childcare facility that serves as a national model for early education.



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Rep. Costa speaks at the 10th anniversary celebration of the 4 Kids Learning Center located in Braddock. The center is a childcare facility that serves as a national model for early education.

Rep. Costa meets Nathaniel Perez, 4, at the check presentation to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Costa secured the $10,000 grant for the hospital’s diagnosis and treatment of asthma to benefit Nathaniel and the many pediatric patients at UPCH.

Rep. Costa meets Nathaniel Perez, 4, at the check presentation to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Costa secured the $10,000 grant for the hospital’s diagnosis and treatment of asthma to benefit Nathaniel and the many pediatric patients at UPCH.



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Rep. Costa meets Nathaniel Perez, 4, at the check presentation to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Costa secured the $10,000 grant for the hospital’s diagnosis and treatment of asthma to benefit Nathaniel and the many pediatric patients at UPCH.

Rep. Costa presents pediatric Drs. Debra Bogen and Alejandro Hoberman of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine with a grant for the diagnosis and treatment of asthma. The ceremony took place at the Children’s Hospital in the Turtle Creek Valley, where the incidence of asthma was found to be twice the national average.

Rep. Costa presents pediatric Drs. Debra Bogen and Alejandro Hoberman of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine with a grant for the diagnosis and treatment of asthma. The ceremony took place at the Children’s Hospital in the Turtle Creek Valley, where the incidence of asthma was found to be twice the national average.



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Rep. Costa presents pediatric Drs. Debra Bogen and Alejandro Hoberman of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine with a grant for the diagnosis and treatment of asthma. The ceremony took place at the Children’s Hospital in the Turtle Creek Valley, where the incidence of asthma was found to be twice the national average.

Ed and Cheryl Glick, Proprietors of Brookmere Winery & Vineyard Inn, Rep. Costa, and MeeCee Baker, President/CEO of Versant Strategies at the PA Farm Show.

Ed and Cheryl Glick, Proprietors of Brookmere Winery & Vineyard Inn, Rep. Costa, and MeeCee Baker, President/CEO of Versant Strategies at the PA Farm Show.



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Ed and Cheryl Glick, Proprietors of Brookmere Winery & Vineyard Inn, Rep. Costa, and MeeCee Baker, President/CEO of Versant Strategies at the PA Farm Show.

L to R: Rep. John Sabatina, Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, Rep. Costa giving a 'milk toast' at the Farm Show luncheon.

L to R: Rep. John Sabatina, Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, Rep. Costa giving a "milk toast" at the Farm Show luncheon.



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L to R: Rep. John Sabatina, Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, Rep. Costa giving a "milk toast" at the Farm Show luncheon.

Rep. Costa giving a 'milk toast' at Farm Show Luncheon.

Rep. Costa giving a "milk toast" at Farm Show Luncheon.



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Rep. Costa giving a "milk toast" at Farm Show Luncheon.