PA State Senator Jay Costa
43rd Senatorial District of Pennsylvania
State Senator Jay Costa was elected in a special election in April 1996. He is now serving his fifth full term representing the City of Pittsburgh, East Hills communities, areas of the Mon Valley and South Hills. Sen. Costa was elected Senate Democratic leader in 2010. Previously, he served as Democratic chair of the Senate Appropriations and Judiciary Committees and was Caucus Chair. He co-chairs the General Assembly’s Arts and Culture Caucus and is a member of the Appropriations and Intergovernmental Affairs Committees.