HARRISBURG – In a series of education-focused bills passed by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this session, including this week, the chamber continued its commitment to excellence in education that has been a hallmark for House Republicans since gaining the majority nearly four years ago.
HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) issued the following statement in response to the politically motivated press event held by State Treasurer Rob McCord and State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale:
HARRISBURG – In a move to relieve taxpayers from crushing debt built by years of fiscal irresponsibility driven by overspending on projects by past administrations, the House Finance Committee voted Monday to send House Bill 2419, a strategic debt reduction program, to the House floor for a vote later this week, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) has been named a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Turzai received the award for his 100 percent voting record on behalf of Pennsylvania’s small-business owners.
Light has long been shining from some corners of Harrisburg as policies driving sustainable job growth, budgetary responsibility, unparalleled investments in education, and consumer choices have been sown.
WHAT: House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will discuss the state budget and leadership to move forward on related issues.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) would like to let residents know that the deadline to apply for the state’s 2013 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31.
HARRISBURG – Universities are special places for open debate and a free exchange of differing ideas, but the American Studies Association (ASA) believes differently, House Majority Leader, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) said today, as he announced the united opposition of the full House of Representatives to the ASA’s boycott against the State of Israel and Israeli academic institutions.
HARRISBURG – Highlighting a special state criminal code exception for business management and labor unions in the Commonwealth, the House voted to prohibit stalking, harassment and threats of violence for everyone, House Majority Leader Rep. Mike Turzai said today.
HARRISBURG – North Allegheny School District will receive a $25,000 Safe Schools Initiative Targeted Grant, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today.
HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) issued the following statement regarding the announcement today by Speaker of the House Sam Smith that he will not be running for re-election:
HARRISBURG – Bigotry is wrong and cannot be tolerated is the message Pennsylvania House Leaders are sending today with the introduction of a resolution condemning the Academic Studies Association (ASA) boycott against the State of Israel, House Majority Leader, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) announced today.
Educating Pennsylvania’s children has been one of the top priorities of the House Republican Caucus since gaining the majority last session, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) said today. In fact, the last three budgets clearly make education spending the top priority in Pennsylvania. Even with the loss of federal stimulus money, Pennsylvania, in the current budget, dedicates a record $10 billion in state funds to basic education.
HARRISBURG – Helping taxpayers, employees and pensioners by keeping the Allegheny County Pension Fund actuarially sound is the goal of a new law signed by the governor today, House Majority Leader Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) announced.
HARRISBURG – A completely revamped version of the General Assembly’s website was launched this morning to give the public better access to a wide array of legislative information, including bill text and history, votes in the Senate and the House, committee meetings and votes, and much more, legislative leaders announced.