Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

Rep. Dom Costa hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing at the Teamsters Local Union 249 Hall to discuss affordable housing and rebuilding neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.

Rep. Dom Costa hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing at the Teamsters Local Union 249 Hall to discuss affordable housing and rebuilding neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.



Costa Hosts Policy Hearing

Rep. Dom Costa hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing at the Teamsters Local Union 249 Hall to discuss affordable housing and rebuilding neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.

Rep. Dom Costa hosts an ice cream social at Perrytown Place, bringing constituent services directly to senior citizens.

Rep. Dom Costa hosts an ice cream social at Perrytown Place, bringing constituent services directly to senior citizens.



Costa Talks Senior Services Over Ice Cream

Rep. Dom Costa hosts an ice cream social at Perrytown Place, bringing constituent services directly to senior citizens.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at a Harrisburg rally calling for stricter legislation to protect pets that are left alone in hot vehicles.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at a Harrisburg rally calling for stricter legislation to protect pets that are left alone in hot vehicles.



Motor Vehicle Extreme Heat Protection Act

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at a Harrisburg rally calling for stricter legislation to protect pets that are left alone in hot vehicles.

Rep. Dom Costa is joined by union members and activists from all across the state at an anti-'Right to Work' rally, standing with those opposed to legislation that hinders the rights of working people to bargain for better working conditions and wages.

Rep. Dom Costa is joined by union members and activists from all across the state at an anti-"Right to Work" rally, standing with those opposed to legislation that hinders the rights of working people to bargain for better working conditions and wages.



Anti-"Right to Work" Rally

Rep. Dom Costa is joined by union members and activists from all across the state at an anti-"Right to Work" rally, standing with those opposed to legislation that hinders the rights of working people to bargain for better working conditions and wages.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at a press event calling for legislation implementing a concussion protocol for law enforcement.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at a press event calling for legislation implementing a concussion protocol for law enforcement.



Concussion protocol for law enforcement

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at a press event calling for legislation implementing a concussion protocol for law enforcement.

Rep. Dom Costa attends a press event calling for legislation implementing a concussion protocol for law enforcement.

Rep. Dom Costa attends a press event calling for legislation implementing a concussion protocol for law enforcement.



Concussion protocol for law enforcement

Rep. Dom Costa attends a press event calling for legislation implementing a concussion protocol for law enforcement.

Rep. Costa spoke at the annual memorial service for fallen officers held by the Fraternal Order of Police. This year's event was at the Pennsylvania State Museum auditorium on May 1, 2017.

Rep. Costa spoke at the annual memorial service for fallen officers held by the Fraternal Order of Police. This year's event was at the Pennsylvania State Museum auditorium on May 1, 2017.



Fratnernal Order of Police 2017 Memorial Serivce

Rep. Costa spoke at the annual memorial service for fallen officers held by the Fraternal Order of Police. This year's event was at the Pennsylvania State Museum auditorium on May 1, 2017.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at the Harrisburg YWCA during a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on raising the minimum wage.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at the Harrisburg YWCA during a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on raising the minimum wage.



Costa Wants Minimum Wage Increase

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at the Harrisburg YWCA during a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on raising the minimum wage.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks during a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing dealing with issues surrounding personal assistance service providers.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks during a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing dealing with issues surrounding personal assistance service providers.



Costa Supports Personal Assistance Service Providers

Rep. Dom Costa speaks during a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing dealing with issues surrounding personal assistance service providers.

On Tuesday, August 16, 2016 the Pennsylvania House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee in conjunction with the House Education Committee toured the Penn State University Police & Public Safety Office. Pictured here is the Life Lion medical transport helicopter.

On Tuesday, August 16, 2016 the Pennsylvania House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee in conjunction with the House Education Committee toured the Penn State University Police & Public Safety Office. Pictured here is the Life Lion medical transport helicopter.



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On Tuesday, August 16, 2016 the Pennsylvania House Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee in conjunction with the House Education Committee toured the Penn State University Police & Public Safety Office. Pictured here is the Life Lion medical transport helicopter.

Rep Donatucci questions members regarding medical care for EMT's and other uniformed workers, in  a Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness meeting today.

Rep Donatucci questions members regarding medical care for EMT's and other uniformed workers, in a Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness meeting today.



Vetrans Affairs

Rep Donatucci questions members regarding medical care for EMT's and other uniformed workers, in a Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness meeting today.

Representative Costa was happy to welcome these bright young ladies to the Capitol today as a part of Girl Gov Day. 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 ladies to the Capitol today as a part of Girl Gov Day. Girl Gov students traveled to Harrisburg to learn about civics, advocacy,philanthropy, community involvement, youth organizing, women's history and leadership.



Girl Gov 6-15-2016

Representative Costa was happy to welcome these bright young ladies to the Capitol today as a part of Girl Gov Day. Girl Gov students traveled to Harrisburg to learn about civics, advocacy,philanthropy, community involvement, youth organizing, women's history and leadership.

State Rep. Dom Costa tours MarkWest’s  Houston, Pa. complex on June 1, 2016. Costa visited a compressor station and toured the complex where natural gas is processed and delivered.

State Rep. Dom Costa tours MarkWest’s Houston, Pa. complex on June 1, 2016. Costa visited a compressor station and toured the complex where natural gas is processed and delivered.



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State Rep. Dom Costa tours MarkWest’s Houston, Pa. complex on June 1, 2016. Costa visited a compressor station and toured the complex where natural gas is processed and delivered.

State Rep. Dom Costa tours MarkWest’s  Houston, Pa. complex on June 1, 2016. Costa visited a compressor station and toured the complex where natural gas is processed and delivered.

State Rep. Dom Costa tours MarkWest’s Houston, Pa. complex on June 1, 2016. Costa visited a compressor station and toured the complex where natural gas is processed and delivered.



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State Rep. Dom Costa tours MarkWest’s Houston, Pa. complex on June 1, 2016. Costa visited a compressor station and toured the complex where natural gas is processed and delivered.

Rep. Dom Costa and others collect paper documents for shredding to prevent identity theft and save the environment.

Rep. Dom Costa and others collect paper documents for shredding to prevent identity theft and save the environment.



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Rep. Dom Costa and others collect paper documents for shredding to prevent identity theft and save the environment.

Medical marijuana is now legal in Pennsylvania.  Honored to be a part of the bill signing ceremony.

Medical marijuana is now legal in Pennsylvania. Honored to be a part of the bill signing ceremony.



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Medical marijuana is now legal in Pennsylvania. Honored to be a part of the bill signing ceremony.

Rep. Dom Costa is pictured with Iron City Workplace Services CFO Kerry Fowler at a shredding event where over 10,000 pounds of papers and old documents were collected, saving trees, water, energy, and landfill space.

Rep. Dom Costa is pictured with Iron City Workplace Services CFO Kerry Fowler at a shredding event where over 10,000 pounds of papers and old documents were collected, saving trees, water, energy, and landfill space.



Shredding Event 2016

Rep. Dom Costa is pictured with Iron City Workplace Services CFO Kerry Fowler at a shredding event where over 10,000 pounds of papers and old documents were collected, saving trees, water, energy, and landfill space.

Pennsylvania state Rep. Dom Costa, D-Allegheny, attends a ribbon-cutting Ceremony for the West Penn Hospital family lounge and the grand opening of their Post-Partum Unit May 1, 2015. Costa said that the facilities are a welcome addition to the hospital, which is already a leading provider of medical services in the 21st Legislative District.

Pennsylvania state Rep. Dom Costa, D-Allegheny, attends a ribbon-cutting Ceremony for the West Penn Hospital family lounge and the grand opening of their Post-Partum Unit May 1, 2015. Costa said that the facilities are a welcome addition to the hospital, which is already a leading provider of medical services in the 21st Legislative District.



West Penn Hosptial Post-Partum Unit Ribbon Cutting

Pennsylvania state Rep. Dom Costa, D-Allegheny, attends a ribbon-cutting Ceremony for the West Penn Hospital family lounge and the grand opening of their Post-Partum Unit May 1, 2015. Costa said that the facilities are a welcome addition to the hospital, which is already a leading provider of medical services in the 21st Legislative District.

Pennsylvania state Rep. Dom Costa, D-Allegheny, speaks out for commonwealth police officers during a Capitol ceremony for Police on April 21, 2015.

Pennsylvania state Rep. Dom Costa, D-Allegheny, speaks out for commonwealth police officers during a Capitol ceremony for Police on April 21, 2015.



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Pennsylvania state Rep. Dom Costa, D-Allegheny, speaks out for commonwealth police officers during a Capitol ceremony for Police on April 21, 2015.

State Rep. Dom Costa joins his intern Bair Mallin as she receives the Dykstra Award from the University of Pittsburgh's Political Science Department. Dennis McManus(second from left) and Nello Giorgetti (far right) also took part in the presentation.

State Rep. Dom Costa joins his intern Bair Mallin as she receives the Dykstra Award from the University of Pittsburgh's Political Science Department. Dennis McManus(second from left) and Nello Giorgetti (far right) also took part in the presentation.



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State Rep. Dom Costa joins his intern Bair Mallin as she receives the Dykstra Award from the University of Pittsburgh's Political Science Department. Dennis McManus(second from left) and Nello Giorgetti (far right) also took part in the presentation.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes a challenge to grocery shop with just $52 for the week, a minimum wage worker's average budget after rent, transportation and utility bills.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes a challenge to grocery shop with just $52 for the week, a minimum wage worker's average budget after rent, transportation and utility bills.



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State Rep. Dom Costa takes a challenge to grocery shop with just $52 for the week, a minimum wage worker's average budget after rent, transportation and utility bills.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes a challenge to grocery shop with just $52 for the week, a minimum wage worker's average budget after rent, transportation and utility bills.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes a challenge to grocery shop with just $52 for the week, a minimum wage worker's average budget after rent, transportation and utility bills.



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State Rep. Dom Costa takes a challenge to grocery shop with just $52 for the week, a minimum wage worker's average budget after rent, transportation and utility bills.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes a challenge to grocery shop with just $52 for the week, a minimum wage worker's average budget after rent, transportation and utility bills.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes a challenge to grocery shop with just $52 for the week, a minimum wage worker's average budget after rent, transportation and utility bills.



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State Rep. Dom Costa takes a challenge to grocery shop with just $52 for the week, a minimum wage worker's average budget after rent, transportation and utility bills.

In an effort to connect children and families with information on public safety, State Rep. Dom Costa hosts a free children’s safety event in conjunction with the Etna/Shaler Bike Rodeo at the Dougherty Veterans baseball field in Etna.

In an effort to connect children and families with information on public safety, State Rep. Dom Costa hosts a free children’s safety event in conjunction with the Etna/Shaler Bike Rodeo at the Dougherty Veterans baseball field in Etna.



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In an effort to connect children and families with information on public safety, State Rep. Dom Costa hosts a free children’s safety event in conjunction with the Etna/Shaler Bike Rodeo at the Dougherty Veterans baseball field in Etna.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes part in Humane Lobby Day at the state Capitol.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes part in Humane Lobby Day at the state Capitol.



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State Rep. Dom Costa takes part in Humane Lobby Day at the state Capitol.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes part in Humane Lobby Day at the state Capitol.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes part in Humane Lobby Day at the state Capitol.



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State Rep. Dom Costa takes part in Humane Lobby Day at the state Capitol.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes part in Humane Lobby Day at the state Capitol.

State Rep. Dom Costa takes part in Humane Lobby Day at the state Capitol.



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State Rep. Dom Costa takes part in Humane Lobby Day at the state Capitol.

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

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



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

State Rep. Dom Costa hosts his annual senior fair at the Ross Community Center. <a href='http://www.pahouse.com/Dcosta/grpGallery.asp?pgID=1114'> Click here to view additional images from the event. </a>

State Rep. Dom Costa hosts his annual senior fair at the Ross Community Center. Click here to view additional images from the event.



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State Rep. Dom Costa hosts his annual senior fair at the Ross Community Center. Click here to view additional images from the event.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends a House Democratic Policy Hearing on the impact the Affordable Care Act will have on Allegheny County residents. 
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State Rep. Dom Costa attends a House Democratic Policy Hearing on the impact the Affordable Care Act will have on Allegheny County residents. Click here to view additional images from the hearing.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends a House Democratic Policy Hearing on the impact the Affordable Care Act will have on Allegheny County residents. Click here to view additional images from the hearing.

State Rep. Dom Costa joins the House Democratic Policy Committee for a tour of Rosedale Technical Institute. RTI prepares students for employment in the automotive, diesel, electrical, HVAC, and trucking driving fields and is located in Pittsburgh near Crafton, PA.

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State Rep. Dom Costa joins the House Democratic Policy Committee for a tour of Rosedale Technical Institute. RTI prepares students for employment in the automotive, diesel, electrical, HVAC, and trucking driving fields and is located in Pittsburgh near Crafton, PA. Click here to view more images from the tour.



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State Rep. Dom Costa joins the House Democratic Policy Committee for a tour of Rosedale Technical Institute. RTI prepares students for employment in the automotive, diesel, electrical, HVAC, and trucking driving fields and is located in Pittsburgh near Crafton, PA. Click here to view more images from the tour.

State Rep. Dom Costa hosts a Children's Safety Event at Dougherty Veterans baseball field in Etna.  
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State Rep. Dom Costa hosts a Children's Safety Event at Dougherty Veterans baseball field in Etna. Click here to view more images from the event.



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State Rep. Dom Costa hosts a Children's Safety Event at Dougherty Veterans baseball field in Etna. Click here to view more images from the event.

State Rep. Dom Costa partnered with Sen. Jim Ferlo to host a joint state House-Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing to discuss improving safety for refuse workers. Rep. Costa has introduced legislation that would increase penalties for driving recklessly around refuse workers and require enhanced lighting warning devices on garbage trucks. More images from the hearing can be seen by <a href='http://www.pahouse.com/Dcosta/grpGallery.asp?pgID=1051'> clicking here. </a>

State Rep. Dom Costa partnered with Sen. Jim Ferlo to host a joint state House-Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing to discuss improving safety for refuse workers. Rep. Costa has introduced legislation that would increase penalties for driving recklessly around refuse workers and require enhanced lighting warning devices on garbage trucks. More images from the hearing can be seen by clicking here.



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State Rep. Dom Costa partnered with Sen. Jim Ferlo to host a joint state House-Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing to discuss improving safety for refuse workers. Rep. Costa has introduced legislation that would increase penalties for driving recklessly around refuse workers and require enhanced lighting warning devices on garbage trucks. More images from the hearing can be seen by clicking here.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.<BR><BR><a href='http://www.pahouse.com/dcosta/grpGallery.asp?pgID=1041'>Click here to view full gallery.</a>

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

Click here to view full gallery.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

Click here to view full gallery.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the '31st Street Bridge' the 'William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge'. The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends the ceremony renaming the "31st Street Bridge" the "William Raymond Prom Memorial Bridge". The renaming took place as a result of Act 11 of 2013, introduced by Rep. Costa.

State Rep. Dom Costa welcomes students from St. Raphael School to his district office. Rep. Costa and his staff have helped thousands of residents navigate state programs and services.

State Rep. Dom Costa welcomes students from St. Raphael School to his district office. Rep. Costa and his staff have helped thousands of residents navigate state programs and services.



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State Rep. Dom Costa welcomes students from St. Raphael School to his district office. Rep. Costa and his staff have helped thousands of residents navigate state programs and services.

State Rep. Dom Costa hosts his 2013 Job Fair at the Ross Community Center to bring job opportunities to residents of the 21st Legislative District.

More images from the event can be seen by <a href= ''http://www.pahouse.com/Dcosta/grpGallery.asp?pgID=943''>clicking here.</a>

State Rep. Dom Costa hosts his 2013 Job Fair at the Ross Community Center to bring job opportunities to residents of the 21st Legislative District. More images from the event can be seen by clicking here.



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State Rep. Dom Costa hosts his 2013 Job Fair at the Ross Community Center to bring job opportunities to residents of the 21st Legislative District. More images from the event can be seen by clicking here.

State Rep. Dom Costa attends a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Erie on Medicaid Expansion. More images from the event can be seen by <a href= 'http://www.pahouse.com/Dcosta/grpGallery.asp?pgID=923'>clicking here.</a>

State Rep. Dom Costa attends a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Erie on Medicaid Expansion. More images from the event can be seen by clicking here.



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State Rep. Dom Costa attends a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing in Erie on Medicaid Expansion. More images from the event can be seen by clicking here.

State Rep. Dom Costa hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to consider training for first responders on managing incidents involving residents with autism and the potential of adopting autism guidelines.

State Rep. Dom Costa hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to consider training for first responders on managing incidents involving residents with autism and the potential of adopting autism guidelines.



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State Rep. Dom Costa hosts a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to consider training for first responders on managing incidents involving residents with autism and the potential of adopting autism guidelines.

I was happy to participate in a symposium to help first responders better address calls from those with Autism. I will continue to work with officials in the healthcare industry and at all levels of government to better understand Autism and raise awareness.

I was happy to participate in a symposium to help first responders better address calls from those with Autism. I will continue to work with officials in the healthcare industry and at all levels of government to better understand Autism and raise awareness.



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I was happy to participate in a symposium to help first responders better address calls from those with Autism. I will continue to work with officials in the healthcare industry and at all levels of government to better understand Autism and raise awareness.

State Rep. Dom Costa hosted a free Senior Fair connecting constituents with information from local, state and national organizations.

State Rep. Dom Costa hosted a free Senior Fair connecting constituents with information from local, state and national organizations.



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State Rep. Dom Costa hosted a free Senior Fair connecting constituents with information from local, state and national organizations.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

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

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.



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State Rep. Dom Costa, along with Reps. Tony Deluca and Frank Dermody, hosted a free Consumer Fair for constituents.

State Rep. Dom Costa visits area senior centers with representatives from ACCESS and the Port Authority to discuss potential changes to ACCESS and PAT routes.

State Rep. Dom Costa visits area senior centers with representatives from ACCESS and the Port Authority to discuss potential changes to ACCESS and PAT routes.



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State Rep. Dom Costa visits area senior centers with representatives from ACCESS and the Port Authority to discuss potential changes to ACCESS and PAT routes.

Rep. Dom Costa gave the opening remarks at the Easter Seals Flag Day Ceremony. They unveiled a flag made exclusively by their Adult Services members .

Rep. Dom Costa gave the opening remarks at the Easter Seals Flag Day Ceremony. They unveiled a flag made exclusively by their Adult Services members .



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Rep. Dom Costa gave the opening remarks at the Easter Seals Flag Day Ceremony. They unveiled a flag made exclusively by their Adult Services members .

State Rep. Dom Costa presented a citation to Ms. Crystal Miller of Perrytown Place in Ross Township in honor of her 100th birthday.

State Rep. Dom Costa presented a citation to Ms. Crystal Miller of Perrytown Place in Ross Township in honor of her 100th birthday.



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State Rep. Dom Costa presented a citation to Ms. Crystal Miller of Perrytown Place in Ross Township in honor of her 100th birthday.

State Rep. Dom Costa (center, top row) is pleased to see language he authored signed in to law by Gov. Tom Corbett (center, bottom row). Act 21 makes many necessary changes to the Public Adjuster Law. Also pictured are Gene Veno, president of the American Association of Public Adjusters (top left); state Rep. Tony Deluca, Democratic Chairman of the House Insurance Committee (top right); state Rep. Robert Godshall, prime sponsor of HB424 (bottom right); and state Rep. Nicholas Micozzie (bottom right).

State Rep. Dom Costa (center, top row) is pleased to see language he authored signed in to law by Gov. Tom Corbett (center, bottom row). Act 21 makes many necessary changes to the Public Adjuster Law. Also pictured are Gene Veno, president of the American Association of Public Adjusters (top left); state Rep. Tony Deluca, Democratic Chairman of the House Insurance Committee (top right); state Rep. Robert Godshall, prime sponsor of HB424 (bottom right); and state Rep. Nicholas Micozzie (bottom right).



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State Rep. Dom Costa (center, top row) is pleased to see language he authored signed in to law by Gov. Tom Corbett (center, bottom row). Act 21 makes many necessary changes to the Public Adjuster Law. Also pictured are Gene Veno, president of the American Association of Public Adjusters (top left); state Rep. Tony Deluca, Democratic Chairman of the House Insurance Committee (top right); state Rep. Robert Godshall, prime sponsor of HB424 (bottom right); and state Rep. Nicholas Micozzie (bottom right).

State Rep. Dom Costa welcomed the 8th grade class of St. Raphael Grade School, along with their teacher Ms. Renee Lang, to his district office on May 4, 2012. The students spent time with him learning how their state legislature works.

State Rep. Dom Costa welcomed the 8th grade class of St. Raphael Grade School, along with their teacher Ms. Renee Lang, to his district office on May 4, 2012. The students spent time with him learning how their state legislature works.



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State Rep. Dom Costa welcomed the 8th grade class of St. Raphael Grade School, along with their teacher Ms. Renee Lang, to his district office on May 4, 2012. The students spent time with him learning how their state legislature works.

Rep. Dom Costa hosted a PHEAA Workshop at the Millvale Community Center giving those in attendance a better understanding of the student aid process.  To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.

Rep. Dom Costa hosted a PHEAA Workshop at the Millvale Community Center giving those in attendance a better understanding of the student aid process. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.



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Rep. Dom Costa hosted a PHEAA Workshop at the Millvale Community Center giving those in attendance a better understanding of the student aid process. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.

Rep. Dom Costa hosted an educational presentation by the Finance Department of the city of Pittsburgh on the Allegheny County property assessment appeal process.

Rep. Dom Costa hosted an educational presentation by the Finance Department of the city of Pittsburgh on the Allegheny County property assessment appeal process.



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Rep. Dom Costa hosted an educational presentation by the Finance Department of the city of Pittsburgh on the Allegheny County property assessment appeal process.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks to a constituent at the Consumer Fair he co-hosted with Rep. Dermody and Rep. DeLuca.  To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks to a constituent at the Consumer Fair he co-hosted with Rep. Dermody and Rep. DeLuca. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.



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Rep. Dom Costa speaks to a constituent at the Consumer Fair he co-hosted with Rep. Dermody and Rep. DeLuca. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.

Rep. Costa meets with constituents in his district office.

Rep. Costa meets with constituents in his district office.



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Rep. Costa meets with constituents in his district office.

Costa meets with local residents at his free shredding event held on June 25. The event allowed area residents to protect their ID by properly disposing of personal documents.

Costa meets with local residents at his free shredding event held on June 25. The event allowed area residents to protect their ID by properly disposing of personal documents.



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Costa meets with local residents at his free shredding event held on June 25. The event allowed area residents to protect their ID by properly disposing of personal documents.

Costa meets with residents who came to his free shredding event on June 25. The event was held to help area resindents protect their ID by properly disposing of personal documents.

Costa meets with residents who came to his free shredding event on June 25. The event was held to help area resindents protect their ID by properly disposing of personal documents.



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Costa meets with residents who came to his free shredding event on June 25. The event was held to help area resindents protect their ID by properly disposing of personal documents.

Rep. Dom Costa greets one of the many veterans that stopped by his 2nd annual Veterans Fair to receive information ranging from health benefits to employment and educational opportunities.  To see more photos from the May 20 event, check out Rep. Costa’s other galleries

Rep. Dom Costa greets one of the many veterans that stopped by his 2nd annual Veterans Fair to receive information ranging from health benefits to employment and educational opportunities. To see more photos from the May 20 event, check out Rep. Costa’s other galleries



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Rep. Dom Costa greets one of the many veterans that stopped by his 2nd annual Veterans Fair to receive information ranging from health benefits to employment and educational opportunities. To see more photos from the May 20 event, check out Rep. Costa’s other galleries

Getting down and dirty to fight hunger. Rep. Dom Costa joins fellow members of the bipartisan Legislative Hunger Caucus to get the Capitol Hunger Garden ready for planting. Located outside the Main Capitol, the garden grows vegetables and herbs for central Pennsylvania food banks.

Getting down and dirty to fight hunger. Rep. Dom Costa joins fellow members of the bipartisan Legislative Hunger Caucus to get the Capitol Hunger Garden ready for planting. Located outside the Main Capitol, the garden grows vegetables and herbs for central Pennsylvania food banks.



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Getting down and dirty to fight hunger. Rep. Dom Costa joins fellow members of the bipartisan Legislative Hunger Caucus to get the Capitol Hunger Garden ready for planting. Located outside the Main Capitol, the garden grows vegetables and herbs for central Pennsylvania food banks.

Gov. Corbett, lend me your ear. As a member of the Escort Committee, Rep. Costa meets with Gov. Corbett moments before his budget address.

Gov. Corbett, lend me your ear. As a member of the Escort Committee, Rep. Costa meets with Gov. Corbett moments before his budget address.



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Gov. Corbett, lend me your ear. As a member of the Escort Committee, Rep. Costa meets with Gov. Corbett moments before his budget address.

Gov. Corbett, lend me your ear. As a member of the Escort Committee, Rep. Costa meets with Gov. Corbett moments before his budget address.

Gov. Corbett, lend me your ear. As a member of the Escort Committee, Rep. Costa meets with Gov. Corbett moments before his budget address.



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Gov. Corbett, lend me your ear. As a member of the Escort Committee, Rep. Costa meets with Gov. Corbett moments before his budget address.

Rep. Costa takes his oath of office for his 2nd term in the state House.

Rep. Costa takes his oath of office for his 2nd term in the state House.



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Rep. Costa takes his oath of office for his 2nd term in the state House.

A day of fun and fellowship for seniors. Rep. Costa’s Senior Fair offered local seniors free health screenings and information on programs just for them, as well as door prizes.  To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.

A day of fun and fellowship for seniors. Rep. Costa’s Senior Fair offered local seniors free health screenings and information on programs just for them, as well as door prizes. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.



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A day of fun and fellowship for seniors. Rep. Costa’s Senior Fair offered local seniors free health screenings and information on programs just for them, as well as door prizes. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.

Civics class takes a road trip: St. Raphael 8th grade students and their teacher, Ms. Renee Lang, spent an afternoon with Rep. Costa to learn about his job as a state representative and how state government works. Also pictured is state Rep. Robert Matzie, D-Allegheny/Beaver.

Civics class takes a road trip: St. Raphael 8th grade students and their teacher, Ms. Renee Lang, spent an afternoon with Rep. Costa to learn about his job as a state representative and how state government works. Also pictured is state Rep. Robert Matzie, D-Allegheny/Beaver.



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Civics class takes a road trip: St. Raphael 8th grade students and their teacher, Ms. Renee Lang, spent an afternoon with Rep. Costa to learn about his job as a state representative and how state government works. Also pictured is state Rep. Robert Matzie, D-Allegheny/Beaver.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at the Blight Summit he and Rep. Deasy co-hosted at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, giving those in attendance the opportunity to learn what tools are available to address blighted and abandoned properties in their communities.  To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.

Rep. Dom Costa speaks at the Blight Summit he and Rep. Deasy co-hosted at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, giving those in attendance the opportunity to learn what tools are available to address blighted and abandoned properties in their communities. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.



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Rep. Dom Costa speaks at the Blight Summit he and Rep. Deasy co-hosted at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, giving those in attendance the opportunity to learn what tools are available to address blighted and abandoned properties in their communities. To see more photos from the event, check out Rep. Costa's other galleries.

Welcome to the hall of the House: Local residents enjoy a tour of the state Capitol during Rep. Costa’s fall bus tour to Harrisburg.

Welcome to the hall of the House: Local residents enjoy a tour of the state Capitol during Rep. Costa’s fall bus tour to Harrisburg.



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Welcome to the hall of the House: Local residents enjoy a tour of the state Capitol during Rep. Costa’s fall bus tour to Harrisburg.

Protecting seniors. As a member of the House Insurance Committee, Rep. Costa co-hosted a hearing in Plum in September on a bill that would prevent insurance agents from using certificates that falsely indicate they have special training, education or experience in advising senior citizens.

Protecting seniors. As a member of the House Insurance Committee, Rep. Costa co-hosted a hearing in Plum in September on a bill that would prevent insurance agents from using certificates that falsely indicate they have special training, education or experience in advising senior citizens.



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Protecting seniors. As a member of the House Insurance Committee, Rep. Costa co-hosted a hearing in Plum in September on a bill that would prevent insurance agents from using certificates that falsely indicate they have special training, education or experience in advising senior citizens.

Fruits of their labors. As a member of the Hunger Caucus, Rep. Costa examines the Hunger Garden at the state Capitol. Sponsored by the Hunger Caucus, the garden grows food for local food banks.

Fruits of their labors. As a member of the Hunger Caucus, Rep. Costa examines the Hunger Garden at the state Capitol. Sponsored by the Hunger Caucus, the garden grows food for local food banks.



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Fruits of their labors. As a member of the Hunger Caucus, Rep. Costa examines the Hunger Garden at the state Capitol. Sponsored by the Hunger Caucus, the garden grows food for local food banks.

Girl Gov day at the Capitol. Reps. Dom Costa and Robert Matzie welcome members of the Allegheny Women and Girls Foundation for Girl Gov Day at the state Capitol in October. Pictured from left: Rep. Matzie; Jasmine Johnson; Joryln LeGarrec; Raven Reid; Rep. Costa.

Girl Gov day at the Capitol. Reps. Dom Costa and Robert Matzie welcome members of the Allegheny Women and Girls Foundation for Girl Gov Day at the state Capitol in October. Pictured from left: Rep. Matzie; Jasmine Johnson; Joryln LeGarrec; Raven Reid; Rep. Costa.



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Girl Gov day at the Capitol. Reps. Dom Costa and Robert Matzie welcome members of the Allegheny Women and Girls Foundation for Girl Gov Day at the state Capitol in October. Pictured from left: Rep. Matzie; Jasmine Johnson; Joryln LeGarrec; Raven Reid; Rep. Costa.

Rep. Costa helps to celebrate the completion of a new section of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail. As part of PennDOTs Route 28 improvements, the new section offers users a dedicated trail along the Allegheny Riverfront connecting Pittsburgh to Millvale borough. Pictured from left are: Jim Machajewski, Millvale Council; Virginia Pucci, Millvale borough manager; Rep. Costa and Millvale Mayor Vince Cinski.

Rep. Costa helps to celebrate the completion of a new section of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail. As part of PennDOTs Route 28 improvements, the new section offers users a dedicated trail along the Allegheny Riverfront connecting Pittsburgh to Millvale borough. Pictured from left are: Jim Machajewski, Millvale Council; Virginia Pucci, Millvale borough manager; Rep. Costa and Millvale Mayor Vince Cinski.



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Rep. Costa helps to celebrate the completion of a new section of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail. As part of PennDOTs Route 28 improvements, the new section offers users a dedicated trail along the Allegheny Riverfront connecting Pittsburgh to Millvale borough. Pictured from left are: Jim Machajewski, Millvale Council; Virginia Pucci, Millvale borough manager; Rep. Costa and Millvale Mayor Vince Cinski.

High school heroes. Rep. Costa presented 27 Shaler Area High School students with certificates of recognition for helping Etna residents keep their belongings high and dry during March rain storms. The storms had the potential to cause serious flooding in the area, and Costa thanked the students for being proactive in the face of what could have been a disaster.

High school heroes. Rep. Costa presented 27 Shaler Area High School students with certificates of recognition for helping Etna residents keep their belongings high and dry during March rain storms. The storms had the potential to cause serious flooding in the area, and Costa thanked the students for being proactive in the face of what could have been a disaster.



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High school heroes. Rep. Costa presented 27 Shaler Area High School students with certificates of recognition for helping Etna residents keep their belongings high and dry during March rain storms. The storms had the potential to cause serious flooding in the area, and Costa thanked the students for being proactive in the face of what could have been a disaster.

Rep. Costa talks with local residents during his veteran’s expo in Etna. The expo connected local veterans with a variety of services and programs available to them.

Rep. Costa talks with local residents during his veteran’s expo in Etna. The expo connected local veterans with a variety of services and programs available to them.



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Rep. Costa talks with local residents during his veteran’s expo in Etna. The expo connected local veterans with a variety of services and programs available to them.

Rep. Costa meets with PA VFW District 12 Commander Jim Carey (center) and Etna Police Chief Bill Grover (left) during his veteran’s expo in Etna.

Rep. Costa meets with PA VFW District 12 Commander Jim Carey (center) and Etna Police Chief Bill Grover (left) during his veteran’s expo in Etna.



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Rep. Costa meets with PA VFW District 12 Commander Jim Carey (center) and Etna Police Chief Bill Grover (left) during his veteran’s expo in Etna.

Open for business. Rep. Costa is joined by several local and state officials for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for his new constituent service office located at 6808 Greenwood St., Suite 2 (at the corner of Morningside Avenue and Greenwood Street), Pittsburgh. The building is the first commercial building built in the Morningside business district since the early 1980s.

Open for business. Rep. Costa is joined by several local and state officials for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for his new constituent service office located at 6808 Greenwood St., Suite 2 (at the corner of Morningside Avenue and Greenwood Street), Pittsburgh. The building is the first commercial building built in the Morningside business district since the early 1980s.



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Open for business. Rep. Costa is joined by several local and state officials for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for his new constituent service office located at 6808 Greenwood St., Suite 2 (at the corner of Morningside Avenue and Greenwood Street), Pittsburgh. The building is the first commercial building built in the Morningside business district since the early 1980s.

Caption: Rep. Dom Costa (right) presents John and Marianne DelPizzo with a House citation to congratulate them on the 60th anniversary of their Del’s Italian Ristorante restaurant in Bloomfield. The DelPizzos are the third-generation owners of Del’s Italian Ristorante and Costa said the family illustrates the importance of small businesses to the local economy.

Caption: Rep. Dom Costa (right) presents John and Marianne DelPizzo with a House citation to congratulate them on the 60th anniversary of their Del’s Italian Ristorante restaurant in Bloomfield. The DelPizzos are the third-generation owners of Del’s Italian Ristorante and Costa said the family illustrates the importance of small businesses to the local economy.



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Caption: Rep. Dom Costa (right) presents John and Marianne DelPizzo with a House citation to congratulate them on the 60th anniversary of their Del’s Italian Ristorante restaurant in Bloomfield. The DelPizzos are the third-generation owners of Del’s Italian Ristorante and Costa said the family illustrates the importance of small businesses to the local economy.

Rep. Costa hosts House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans in Sharpsburg to discuss the state budget with the public, community and business leaders and local officials.

Rep. Costa hosts House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans in Sharpsburg to discuss the state budget with the public, community and business leaders and local officials.



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Rep. Costa hosts House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dwight Evans in Sharpsburg to discuss the state budget with the public, community and business leaders and local officials.

Rep. Costa talks with members of the media about the importance of being prepared for spring flooding. Costa called a meeting in February of area first responders and local officials to ensure communities were prepared to deal with spring flooding.

Rep. Costa talks with members of the media about the importance of being prepared for spring flooding. Costa called a meeting in February of area first responders and local officials to ensure communities were prepared to deal with spring flooding.



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Rep. Costa talks with members of the media about the importance of being prepared for spring flooding. Costa called a meeting in February of area first responders and local officials to ensure communities were prepared to deal with spring flooding.

Rep. Costa talks with local police officers at his flood preparedness meeting in February. Costa called a meeting of area first responders and local officials to ensure communities were prepared to deal with spring flooding.

Rep. Costa talks with local police officers at his flood preparedness meeting in February. Costa called a meeting of area first responders and local officials to ensure communities were prepared to deal with spring flooding.



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Rep. Costa talks with local police officers at his flood preparedness meeting in February. Costa called a meeting of area first responders and local officials to ensure communities were prepared to deal with spring flooding.

Rep. Costa and House Appropriations Chairman Dwight Evans look into a burner at Eco-Clean in Sharpsburg.  Evans stopped in Costa’s district to tour the company and hear about their advancements in turning plastics otherwise destined for landfills into useable heat.

Rep. Costa and House Appropriations Chairman Dwight Evans look into a burner at Eco-Clean in Sharpsburg. Evans stopped in Costa’s district to tour the company and hear about their advancements in turning plastics otherwise destined for landfills into useable heat.



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Rep. Costa and House Appropriations Chairman Dwight Evans look into a burner at Eco-Clean in Sharpsburg. Evans stopped in Costa’s district to tour the company and hear about their advancements in turning plastics otherwise destined for landfills into useable heat.

Taking a shot at a healthier winter, Rep. Dom Costa arranges for local seniors to receive flu shots at the Ross Township Community Center on October 28.  To see more photos from the free flu-shot clinic, click on the Flu Shot gallery in the Other Galleries section.

Taking a shot at a healthier winter, Rep. Dom Costa arranges for local seniors to receive flu shots at the Ross Township Community Center on October 28. To see more photos from the free flu-shot clinic, click on the Flu Shot gallery in the Other Galleries section.



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Taking a shot at a healthier winter, Rep. Dom Costa arranges for local seniors to receive flu shots at the Ross Township Community Center on October 28. To see more photos from the free flu-shot clinic, click on the Flu Shot gallery in the Other Galleries section.

State Rep. Dom Costa presents condolence resolutions on the House floor during a ceremony honoring Pittsburgh police officers Eric Kelly, Steve Mayhle and Paul Sciullo, who were killed in the line of duty on April 4, 2009.

State Rep. Dom Costa presents condolence resolutions on the House floor during a ceremony honoring Pittsburgh police officers Eric Kelly, Steve Mayhle and Paul Sciullo, who were killed in the line of duty on April 4, 2009.



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State Rep. Dom Costa presents condolence resolutions on the House floor during a ceremony honoring Pittsburgh police officers Eric Kelly, Steve Mayhle and Paul Sciullo, who were killed in the line of duty on April 4, 2009.

Rep. Dom Costa and fellow Allegheny County state representatives welcome local police officials to the state Capitol to honor Pittsburgh police officers Eric Kelly, Steve Mayhle and Paul Sciullo, who were killed in the line of duty on April 4, 2009. Pictured from left: State Rep. Dan Deasy, Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 1 Vice President Chuck Hanlon, state Rep. Dom Costa, Pittsburgh Police Assistant Police Chief William Bochter, Pittsburgh Police Deputy Chief Paul Donaldson, and state Rep. Dan Frankel.

Rep. Dom Costa and fellow Allegheny County state representatives welcome local police officials to the state Capitol to honor Pittsburgh police officers Eric Kelly, Steve Mayhle and Paul Sciullo, who were killed in the line of duty on April 4, 2009. Pictured from left: State Rep. Dan Deasy, Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 1 Vice President Chuck Hanlon, state Rep. Dom Costa, Pittsburgh Police Assistant Police Chief William Bochter, Pittsburgh Police Deputy Chief Paul Donaldson, and state Rep. Dan Frankel.



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Rep. Dom Costa and fellow Allegheny County state representatives welcome local police officials to the state Capitol to honor Pittsburgh police officers Eric Kelly, Steve Mayhle and Paul Sciullo, who were killed in the line of duty on April 4, 2009. Pictured from left: State Rep. Dan Deasy, Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 1 Vice President Chuck Hanlon, state Rep. Dom Costa, Pittsburgh Police Assistant Police Chief William Bochter, Pittsburgh Police Deputy Chief Paul Donaldson, and state Rep. Dan Frankel.

Rep. Dom Costa (second from right) joins a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the state Capitol to announce support for legislation that would allow residents to view taxpayer-funded investments online.

Rep. Dom Costa (second from right) joins a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the state Capitol to announce support for legislation that would allow residents to view taxpayer-funded investments online.



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Rep. Dom Costa (second from right) joins a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the state Capitol to announce support for legislation that would allow residents to view taxpayer-funded investments online.

Rep. Costa welcomes Girl Scout Troop 1489 to the state Capitol. During their visit, the girls enjoyed a tour of the Capitol, observed the House of Representatives in session, and had a chance to ask Rep. Costa questions about state government.

Rep. Costa welcomes Girl Scout Troop 1489 to the state Capitol. During their visit, the girls enjoyed a tour of the Capitol, observed the House of Representatives in session, and had a chance to ask Rep. Costa questions about state government.



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Rep. Costa welcomes Girl Scout Troop 1489 to the state Capitol. During their visit, the girls enjoyed a tour of the Capitol, observed the House of Representatives in session, and had a chance to ask Rep. Costa questions about state government.

Rep. Costa presents a proclamation to Millvale Police Chief Derek Miller. The proclamation recognizes May 15, 2009, as National Police Officers Memorial Day in Pennsylvania, as designated by Rep. Costa's House Resolution 304, which was unanimously adopted by the House. The House also adopted Rep. Costa's H.R. 305 recognizing the week of May 10-16, 2009, as National Police Week in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Costa presents a proclamation to Millvale Police Chief Derek Miller. The proclamation recognizes May 15, 2009, as National Police Officers Memorial Day in Pennsylvania, as designated by Rep. Costa's House Resolution 304, which was unanimously adopted by the House. The House also adopted Rep. Costa's H.R. 305 recognizing the week of May 10-16, 2009, as National Police Week in Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Costa presents a proclamation to Millvale Police Chief Derek Miller. The proclamation recognizes May 15, 2009, as National Police Officers Memorial Day in Pennsylvania, as designated by Rep. Costa's House Resolution 304, which was unanimously adopted by the House. The House also adopted Rep. Costa's H.R. 305 recognizing the week of May 10-16, 2009, as National Police Week in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Costa visits the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to see firsthand the challenges that local food banks face in the current economy. Pictured with Rep. Costa are Joyce Rothermel, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank; and Dennis McManus, manager of government relations and advocacy for the food bank. Rep. Costa is a member of the bipartisan Legislative Hunger Caucus, which is focused on finding causues of and reducing hunger in Pennsylvania.

Rep. Costa visits the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to see firsthand the challenges that local food banks face in the current economy. Pictured with Rep. Costa are Joyce Rothermel, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank; and Dennis McManus, manager of government relations and advocacy for the food bank. Rep. Costa is a member of the bipartisan Legislative Hunger Caucus, which is focused on finding causues of and reducing hunger in Pennsylvania.



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Rep. Costa visits the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to see firsthand the challenges that local food banks face in the current economy. Pictured with Rep. Costa are Joyce Rothermel, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank; and Dennis McManus, manager of government relations and advocacy for the food bank. Rep. Costa is a member of the bipartisan Legislative Hunger Caucus, which is focused on finding causues of and reducing hunger in Pennsylvania.

As a member of the legislature's Firefighters and Emergency Services Caucus, Rep. Costa is in a good position to assist local responders with their needs in Harrisburg. Here, Rep. Costa visits with members of the Cherry City Volunteer Fire Department to discuss the department's need for new doors at their station. Rep. Costa has introduced legislation (H.B. 1052) that would designate Sept. 11 every year as Pennsylvania Emergency Responders Day. Pictured from left are Rep. Costa, Cherry City VFD retired Chief Ron Schueler, Chief Jim Skalus, and Assistant Chief Richard Fowler.

As a member of the legislature's Firefighters and Emergency Services Caucus, Rep. Costa is in a good position to assist local responders with their needs in Harrisburg. Here, Rep. Costa visits with members of the Cherry City Volunteer Fire Department to discuss the department's need for new doors at their station. Rep. Costa has introduced legislation (H.B. 1052) that would designate Sept. 11 every year as Pennsylvania Emergency Responders Day. Pictured from left are Rep. Costa, Cherry City VFD retired Chief Ron Schueler, Chief Jim Skalus, and Assistant Chief Richard Fowler.



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As a member of the legislature's Firefighters and Emergency Services Caucus, Rep. Costa is in a good position to assist local responders with their needs in Harrisburg. Here, Rep. Costa visits with members of the Cherry City Volunteer Fire Department to discuss the department's need for new doors at their station. Rep. Costa has introduced legislation (H.B. 1052) that would designate Sept. 11 every year as Pennsylvania Emergency Responders Day. Pictured from left are Rep. Costa, Cherry City VFD retired Chief Ron Schueler, Chief Jim Skalus, and Assistant Chief Richard Fowler.

Rep. Costa meets with Larry Stelitano of Sharpsburg Borough Council's Streets Committee to learn more about the emergency situation in the borough brought on by the collapse of catch basins. The catch basins are in need of repair due to damage caused by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, as well as normal wear and tear.

Rep. Costa meets with Larry Stelitano of Sharpsburg Borough Council's Streets Committee to learn more about the emergency situation in the borough brought on by the collapse of catch basins. The catch basins are in need of repair due to damage caused by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, as well as normal wear and tear.



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Rep. Costa meets with Larry Stelitano of Sharpsburg Borough Council's Streets Committee to learn more about the emergency situation in the borough brought on by the collapse of catch basins. The catch basins are in need of repair due to damage caused by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, as well as normal wear and tear.

Rep. Costa participates in a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing in Pittsburgh on veterans' courts and other problem-solving courts such as the one Allegheny County officials plan to have up and running this year.

Rep. Costa participates in a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing in Pittsburgh on veterans' courts and other problem-solving courts such as the one Allegheny County officials plan to have up and running this year.



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Rep. Costa participates in a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing in Pittsburgh on veterans' courts and other problem-solving courts such as the one Allegheny County officials plan to have up and running this year.

Rep. Dom Costa welcomes Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl to his open house.  The freshman state representative held the open house so constituents could become familiar with the location of the office and learn about what services his staff can provide.  To see more photos from the event, click on the “Open House” link in the Other Galleries section.

Rep. Dom Costa welcomes Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl to his open house. The freshman state representative held the open house so constituents could become familiar with the location of the office and learn about what services his staff can provide. To see more photos from the event, click on the “Open House” link in the Other Galleries section.



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Rep. Dom Costa welcomes Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl to his open house. The freshman state representative held the open house so constituents could become familiar with the location of the office and learn about what services his staff can provide. To see more photos from the event, click on the “Open House” link in the Other Galleries section.

Rep. Costa attends a House Insurance Committee meeting to consider a bill that would require insurance coverage for patient costs associated with cancer clinical trials.

Rep. Costa attends a House Insurance Committee meeting to consider a bill that would require insurance coverage for patient costs associated with cancer clinical trials.



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Rep. Costa attends a House Insurance Committee meeting to consider a bill that would require insurance coverage for patient costs associated with cancer clinical trials.

Rep. Costa hosts a local hearing on the state budget to give an overview of the state's finances, and to talk about budget issues with local residents.

Rep. Costa hosts a local hearing on the state budget to give an overview of the state's finances, and to talk about budget issues with local residents.



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Rep. Costa hosts a local hearing on the state budget to give an overview of the state's finances, and to talk about budget issues with local residents.

Rep. Costa is sworn in for his first term in the state House during a Capitol ceremony. His top priorities will be working in a bipartisan manner to create a budget that reflects a responsible use of tax dollars and ensuring public safety.

Rep. Costa is sworn in for his first term in the state House during a Capitol ceremony. His top priorities will be working in a bipartisan manner to create a budget that reflects a responsible use of tax dollars and ensuring public safety.



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Rep. Costa is sworn in for his first term in the state House during a Capitol ceremony. His top priorities will be working in a bipartisan manner to create a budget that reflects a responsible use of tax dollars and ensuring public safety.

Rep. Costa's wife Darlene and son Scott join him on the House floor as he is sworn in as state representative for the 21st Legislative District.

Rep. Costa's wife Darlene and son Scott join him on the House floor as he is sworn in as state representative for the 21st Legislative District.



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Rep. Costa's wife Darlene and son Scott join him on the House floor as he is sworn in as state representative for the 21st Legislative District.

Rep. Costa is eager to work with fellow western Pennsylvanai Rep. Robert Matzie (left) of Allegheny and Beaver counties, and House Majority Leader Todd Eachus (center) as the legislature takes on the challenge of igniting the state's economy.

Rep. Costa is eager to work with fellow western Pennsylvanai Rep. Robert Matzie (left) of Allegheny and Beaver counties, and House Majority Leader Todd Eachus (center) as the legislature takes on the challenge of igniting the state's economy.



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Rep. Costa is eager to work with fellow western Pennsylvanai Rep. Robert Matzie (left) of Allegheny and Beaver counties, and House Majority Leader Todd Eachus (center) as the legislature takes on the challenge of igniting the state's economy.

State Rep. Dom Costa presents Marshal “Bill” May with a citation in honor of 68 years of service to the Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department.

State Rep. Dom Costa presents Marshal “Bill” May with a citation in honor of 68 years of service to the Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department.



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State Rep. Dom Costa presents Marshal “Bill” May with a citation in honor of 68 years of service to the Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department.

State Rep. Dom Costa presents Marshal “Bill” May with a citation in honor of 68 years of service to the Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department.

State Rep. Dom Costa presents Marshal “Bill” May with a citation in honor of 68 years of service to the Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department.



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State Rep. Dom Costa presents Marshal “Bill” May with a citation in honor of 68 years of service to the Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department.

State Rep. Dom Costa is sworn in for his fourth term as state Representatives for the 21st Legislative District.

State Rep. Dom Costa is sworn in for his fourth term as state Representatives for the 21st Legislative District.



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State Rep. Dom Costa is sworn in for his fourth term as state Representatives for the 21st Legislative District.

State Rep. Dom Costa is sworn in for his fourth term as state Representatives for the 21st Legislative District.

State Rep. Dom Costa is sworn in for his fourth term as state Representatives for the 21st Legislative District.



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State Rep. Dom Costa is sworn in for his fourth term as state Representatives for the 21st Legislative District.