Speaker Lauds House Approval of Debt-Reduction Bills

May. 08, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Noting that “buy it now, pay for it much later” policies negatively impact the state’s credit rating and cost more money, Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today lauded House passage of two debt-reduction bills designed to protect Pennsylvania taxpayers.

House Committee Approves Bill to Free the Wine, Turzai Says

May. 08, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The House Liquor Control Committee, chaired by Rep. Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong), has passed legislation that will allow grocery and convenience stores and hotels and restaurants the ability to buy product from private sector wholesalers and wineries without having to go through the Liquor Control Board (LCB), Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced.

House OKs Bill Expanding School Choice Scholarships, Turzai Says

May. 07, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Declaring it a victory for students and taxpayers throughout the state, Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) said the House today adopted his bill to enhance a vital school choice program in the Commonwealth.

Speaker Lauds United States Steel Investment in Mon Valley

May. 02, 2019 /

BRADDOCK, PA – During an event at Mon Valley Works, Edgar Thomson Plant, House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) applauded United States Steel Corporation for its investment of more than $1 billion to construct a state-of-the-art endless casting line at the facility.

Speaker Turzai Responds to Governor’s Comments on Authority Bill

Apr. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today responded to Gov. Tom Wolf’s opposition to House Bill 1074, legislation that requires the Allegheny County Airport Authority to have 13 members: four appointed by the General Assembly, one by the governor and eight by the county executive.

House Republican Leaders React to Governor’s Budget Proposal

Feb. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican leaders reacted to the governor’s call to increase state spending by nearly $1 billion for fiscal year 2019-20. The governor presented his $34 billion spending proposal today in front of a joint session of the General Assembly.