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05/14/2015
SCRANTON – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) led an energy forum today with local state representatives and energy expert panelists to unveil a vision for a 21st century Pennsylvania energy policy to grow jobs and gain energy independence.
05/13/2015
WHAT: Panel discussion and media event with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to unveil a vision for 21st century Pennsylvania energy policy and the necessity of growing Marcellus/Utica Shale-related usage.
05/11/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) applauded passage of legislation that would significantly expand the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs to help Pennsylvania students.
05/11/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today ordered two special elections be held on Tuesday, Aug. 4, to fill the vacant seats in the 87th Legislative District in Cumberland County and the 161st Legislative District in Delaware County.
05/06/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) led a bipartisan Berks County House delegation to announce details of legislation to significantly increase funding for the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs to help Pennsylvania students.
05/05/2015
WHAT: Announcing a major House education package to significantly increase student aid available through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs and holding a parents’ roundtable to discuss the successes and continuing needs of the program
04/21/2015
WHAT: Unveiling a package of four bills to increase debt transparency and reduce more than $10.5 billion in taxpayer debt burden for Capital Facilities Debt Load and Lease Payment Obligations.
04/20/2015
HARRISBURG – One of America’s largest outpourings of national grief occurred when Abraham Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. One week later, on April 21, his nine-car funeral train steamed out of Washington, D.C., stopping in the Pennsylvania cities of York, Harrisburg and Philadelphia, for what became one of most historic train journeys in American history. Lincoln’s open coffin was placed in state at the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the evening of April 21 through the morning of April 22.
04/10/2015
WHAT: A roundtable discussion with parents of a successful, quality Pittsburgh charter school.
04/09/2015
BRADFORD – Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) was in Bradford on Wednesday to participate in a roundtable discussion, hosted by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), with conventional oil and gas industry leaders.
04/08/2015
SAXONBURG – The Laborers’ International Union of North America – Mid-Atlantic Region (LiUNA), representing more than 40,000 workers, met Tuesday at the union’s Western Pennsylvania training facility with Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to discuss Pennsylvania's shale industry, jobs and training, and Gov. Tom Wolf’s natural gas severance tax proposal.
03/26/2015
WHAT: Panel and media event with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to unveil a vision for 21st century Pennsylvania energy policy and the necessity of growing Marcellus/Utica Shale-related usage.
03/18/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) and House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana County) today questioned Gov. Tom Wolf’s authority to mandate the state’s 500 school districts expend time and resources on a plan to spend what is, thus far, an unfunded budget proposal.
03/04/2015
HARRISBURG – More than $27 million annually will be saved by Pennsylvania school districts if House Bill 530, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 118-78, becomes law, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) said today.
02/27/2015
WHAT: Press event with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai to discuss the necessity of protecting Marcellus Shale-related jobs.