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08/19/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) applauded employees from a Pittsburgh supermarket today for making history and becoming the first Pennsylvania store to sell wine since the Prohibition Era due to his privatization measures in Act 39 of 2016.
08/18/2016
WHAT: House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), primary sponsor of historic wine privatization legislation, will announce Pennsylvania’s first supermarket to sell wine in Pennsylvania since Prohibition.
08/18/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) applauded winery owners from across the nation today, as they become the first permit holders able to send wine directly to Pennsylvania consumers’ homes as a part of his privatization measures in Act 39 of 2016.
08/16/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) has applauded the approval of an initial wave of permits for Pennsylvania grocery stores and other private entities to sell wine as a part of his privatization measures in Act 39 of 2016.
08/11/2016
WEXFORD – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) would like to remind his constituents that he will be hosting a free Prescription Drug Take-Back and Shred Event on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9-11 a.m. The Town of McCandless Police Department will lend its assistance at the Carson Middle School Campus, where the event will be held.
08/08/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) has applauded privatization measures that went into effect today under his enacted legislation, Act 39 of 2016.
08/01/2016
WEXFORD – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will host a free Prescription Drug Take-Back and Shred Event on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9-11 a.m. The Town of McCandless Police Department will lend its assistance at the Carson Middle School Campus, where the event will be held.
07/19/2016
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today announced his appointment of Jennifer Shuckrow to the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Advisory Board. Shuckrow is a 1994 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, a former practicing attorney and college administrator, and the mother of a child with an intractable form of epilepsy.
07/13/2016
Bipartisan vote demonstrates need, support across Commonwealth
06/28/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response the Senate’s unanimous vote sending Senate Bill 1211, reforms to the Pittsburgh Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA), to the House:
06/23/2016
HARRISBURG – In a bipartisan effort to proactively and effectively continue combatting the opioid crisis gripping Pennsylvania, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana), Minority Leader Frank Dermody (D-Allegheny) and the 199 other members of the House of Representatives today called on Gov. Tom Wolf to call a special session of the General Assembly.
06/21/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the Pennsylvania House advancing House Bill 1948 to the Senate for consideration. The bill would lower the risk to mothers and babies by limiting abortions to cases of medical necessity after 20 weeks of pregnancy, instead of the current 24-week ceiling, and ending the practice of dismemberment abortions.
06/14/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) today applauded the strong bipartisan passage of a critical public employee pension reform bill and called on the Senate to pass and Gov. Tom Wolf to sign Senate Bill 1071.
06/14/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to a Pennsylvania House vote of 150-41 in favor of an amendment to Senate Bill 1071, otherwise known as the Tobash amendment, which establishes a hybrid retirement benefits plan for future state and school employees.
06/08/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the governor signing into law historic liquor privatization legislation (House Bill 1690):