Speaker Turzai Applauds Sunday Hunting Bill Signed into Law

Dec. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG - House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today congratulated Senate Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) on the enactment of Act 107 of 2019, allowing for hunting up to three Sundays each year.

Speaker Turzai Applauds Covestro’s Purchase of Robinson Township Campus

Dec. 04, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today praised Covestro LLC for its recent agreement with Bayer Corporation to purchase Bayer’s Robinson Township campus in Pittsburgh, which is home to Covestro’s U.S. headquarters. The change in ownership is planned for Dec. 31, 2020.

Speaker Applauds Senate Passage of Down Syndrome Protection Act, House Bill 321, Urges Governor to Sign Bill

Nov. 21, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) thanked Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and 26 other senators for passing House Bill 321, legislation that protects the lives of unborn children who have been diagnosed with Down syndrome. The House passed House Bill 321 in a bipartisan vote of 117-76 on May 14. Speaker Turzai called on Gov. Tom Wolf to please sign the bill.

Speaker Applauds Senate Committee Approval of Energize PA Bill

Nov. 20, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) applauded Senate Finance Committee Chairman Scott Hutchinson and members of the committee for passing a foundational piece of the “Energize PA” package, House Bill 1100, sponsored by Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne). This legislation, which passed the House of Representatives on Sept. 19 by a vote of 139-46, maintained its bipartisan support by passing out of the Senate Finance Committee yesterday by a vote of 7-3.

Down Syndrome Protection Bill Passes Senate Committee, Turzai Says

Nov. 19, 2019 /

HARRISBURG –Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today announced that the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, chaired by Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50), reported legislation that protects the lives of unborn children who have been diagnosed with Down syndrome.

Turzai to Hold Rally Against Gov. Wolf’s Attack on Charter Schools

Nov. 15, 2019 /

WHAT: House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and officials with Philadelphia Charters for Excellence (PCE) will host charter school parents, students and educators at the state Capitol to rally against Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to drastically cut funding to Pennsylvania’s charter schools. Philadelphia has the state’s largest concentration of charter schools. The schools are in such demand in the city that more than 30,000 students are on charter school waitlists.

Speaker Secures Grants for Vincentian Academy

Nov. 13, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today announced that his office obtained grant funding for Vincentian Academy to help pay for needed work on heating and cooling systems.

Speaker Reiterates Support for Energy Economy, Skilled Trades

Oct. 30, 2019 /

HARRISBURG –Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today issued the following statement regarding Mayor Bill Peduto’s attack on the natural gas and petrochemical industry at a conference in Pittsburgh.