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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.
02/27/2015
WHAT: Press event with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai to discuss the necessity of protecting Marcellus Shale-related jobs.
02/27/2015
HARRISBURG – The House today voted in favor of legislation sponsored by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) aimed at reforming the way alcoholic beverages are sold in Pennsylvania. This fiscally responsible and consumer-driven wine and spirits privatization legislation would end the post-Prohibition state store system put in place by Pennsylvania’s then pro-temperance governor, Gifford Pinchot.
02/13/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to place a moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania.
02/13/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for 2014 are now available.