Speaker Recognizes Role of ICA In Leading Pittsburgh Out of Distressed Status

Jul. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – With its duties fulfilled, and now expiring as of this week, the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA) was recognized today by Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) for the integral role it played in leading Pittsburgh out of Act 47 distressed status.

2019-20 Pennsylvania Budget Benefits from Prosperity

Jun. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG - Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today noted that Pennsylvania’s $33.9 billion budget proves that prudent budgeting decisions led by House Republicans are paying dividends in fiscal year 2019-20.

Turzai Commends UPMC and Highmark Agreement

Jun. 24, 2019 /

HARRISBURG - Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) said he is pleased with today’s announcement of a long-term resolution between UPMC and Highmark that means Highmark members will have in-network access to UPMC doctors and hospitals. He hopes that, while providing for quality health care for citizens, this approach will continue to foster competitive insurance rates.

Fritz to Highlight Impact, Growth and Opportunities of Natural Gas Industry

Jun. 13, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) will be joined by Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) at a press conference to highlight the importance of his PIPE Investment Program legislation, House Bill 1103, as well as the positive impact the “Energize PA” initiative will have on the Commonwealth.

Speaker Turzai Issues Statement on Restore PA

Jun. 05, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today issued a comprehensive statement on Restore PA, Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan that proposes to place a severance tax on the natural gas industry.

Turzai to Host REAL ID Informational Event

May. 23, 2019 /

McCANDLESS – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will be hosting a REAL ID informational event on Tuesday, May 28, beginning at 10 a.m., at the Northland Public Library located at 300 Cumberland Road in Pittsburgh.

Oberlander, House Speaker Welcome U.S. Energy Official to Western PA

May. 17, 2019 /

BEAVER – The vast potential of energy and economic opportunity was highlighted at a roundtable discussion with U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary Mark W. Menezes held by the House Majority Policy Committee at the Beaver County Courthouse in Beaver on Thursday, according to Policy Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).

“Energize PA” Will Create Jobs, Redevelop Infrastructure, Says Kail, Turzai

May. 16, 2019 /

CENTER TWP – State Rep. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) and House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today held a press event overlooking the Shell manufacturing facility in Beaver County to highlight “Energize PA,” a pro-growth, pro-jobs legislative package designed to encourage job growth and redevelop infrastructure with no new fees or taxes.

Policy Committee to Host Federal Official at Energy Roundtable

May. 14, 2019 /

WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), will travel to Beaver County to welcome U.S. Department of Energy’s Under Secretary Mark Wesley Menezes for a roundtable discussion about energy issues in Pennsylvania.

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.