Covington applauds $500,000 funding to two projects in his district

(Sep 20, 2022)

State Rep. Martell Covington announced today two grants totaling $500,000 in state funding through the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program. Read more


Covington applauds $110,000 rehabilitation project for Rosa Parks Park

(Sep 09, 2022)

State Rep. Martell Covington, D-Allegheny, today announced that a project in his district will receive a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources that will create recreational opportunities and further conservation efforts in the community. Read more


Rep. Covington's Summer 2022 Newsletter

(Sep 01, 2022)

This has been my first state budget as a state representative Read more


Loan secured to safeguard Pittsburgh area’s water supply

(Jul 20, 2022)

PITTSBURGH, July 20 – A $209 million low-interest Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority loan was approved today to help complete a multi-stage project to improve the reliability of the city’s water system. The project’s ultimate goal is to modernize and bring up to safety standards a clearwell, a tank that holds water after it’s been filtered and while it undergoes the last stages of decontamination. “This structure was built back in 1908, so some much-needed rehabilitation is certainly in order,” said state Rep. Martell Covington, D-Allegheny. “More than 75,000 residential customers will have access to clean and safe water whenever needed thanks to this undertaking.” Phase one of this project involves replacing the liner, cover and additional attributes of the Highland No. 2 Reservoir, including 6,000 feet of water transmission main. In phase two, 4 miles of 48-inch transmission main will be installed from the Aspinwall pump station (treatment plant) to the Lampher Reservoir, safeguarding the water’s quality upon delivery to customers. The construction of a 75-million gallon-per-day pumping station highlights phase three and will replace the existing Bruecken pump station. Four existing pumping units will be revamped to create a pumping capacity of 45 MGD at the Aspinwall pumping station. Finally, a large concrete Read more


Covington: More than $1.7 million in state tax credits awarded to local projects

(Jun 14, 2022)

Credits are designed to encourage development, affordable housing Read more


Covington: Moments of Silence are Violence

(May 25, 2022)

Rep. Martell Covington urges action in Harrisburg to confront gun violence in communities across Pennsylvania on May 25, 2022. Read more


Covington urges people to apply for home-heating assistance program

(May 05, 2022)

State LIHEAP program extended through mid-May Read more


Covington: $2 million state grant awarded to Veterans Place Project

(Apr 26, 2022)

Project will update infrastructure, townhomes for transitional housing program Read more


Covington takes oath for state representative

(Apr 26, 2022)

State Rep. Martell Covington, D-Allegheny, was sworn in today at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, beginning his first term representing Pennsylvania's 24th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Read more


Now open for applications: Environmental funding opportunities

(Apr 25, 2022)

Read more about the latest grant programs open for applications. Read more


Scholarship opportunity for students of color

(Apr 19, 2022)

Learn more about the scholarship the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus is offering to students of color. --Deadline is April 30. Read more


Now open for applications: Transportation, recovery housing, and public health funding opportunities

(Apr 19, 2022)

Check out the state grant programs that are now open for applications. Read more


PA Treasury could be holding your Unclaimed Property

(Apr 14, 2022)

Each year, the Pennsylvania Treasury receives millions of dollars of unclaimed property. It is estimated that roughly one in 10 Pennsylvanians has unclaimed property. Unclaimed property may include: Closed bank accounts; Uncashed checks, including paychecks; Lost stocks and bonds; Contents of safe deposit boxes; Proceeds from the demutualization of insurance companies; Expired gift cards/gift certificates. To find out if you have unclaimed property, search your name in the Unclaimed Property database here . You can also contact my office and somebody will the search while you are on the phone. If you do the search on your own and find property or need help searching, please allow my office to assist you in claiming this property. We can help you determine how much the property is worth and make sure all the documents needed to avoid delays are in order. There is NO CHARGE to claim your unclaimed property, whether you claim the property on your own or with assistance from my office. Read more