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Jay Costa

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Preceded by  Michael Dawida
Political party  Democratic
Party  Democratic Party
Spouse  Roxanne Ross

Preceded by  Rita Wilson Kane
Role  Political leader
Preceded by  Bob Mellow
Name  Jay Costa
Siblings  Paul Costa
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Born  November 17, 1957 (age 58) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1957-11-17)
Alma mater  Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Duquesne University
Residence  Forest Hills, Pennsylvania, United States
Education  Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Duquesne University

Succeeded by  Marty Madigan (Acting)

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Jay Costa is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania State Senate who has represented the 43rd District since 1996. He is a member of the Costa political family in Pittsburgh. On November 17, 2010, Senate Democrats elected Costa as their new floor leader, succeeding the retiring Bob Mellow.


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In 2006 Costa voted to pass the Marriage Definition Constitutional Amendment, which legally defines marriage as between one man and one woman. He is strongly supportive of abortion rights and received a 100% rating from Planned Parenthood in 2013 and 2014.

Personal life

Costa attended Community College in Allegheny County, A.S. in 1977. After that in 1979 he attended Indiana University of PA, and then in 1989 received his JD at Duquesne University School of Law.

Political career

aimed to protect the integrity of our state government and maintain the balance of influence in the election of public officials by establishing campaign contribution limits in Pennsylvania. On November 29, 2016 Senator Costa redeveloped the site at 7800 Susquehanna Street in Homewood. This will be bolstered by $1 million in state grant funds, state Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Representative Ed Gainey (D-Allegheny) had announced at the site.The $1 million grant was approved through the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).


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