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.

2019-20 House Session Opens with Turzai Elected Speaker; Improving Economic and Educational Opportunities, Fiscal Responsibility, and Re-imagining Government Services Top Agenda

Jan. 01, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – The 2019-20 Session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives opened today with the election of Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) as speaker. Two hundred of the 203 members took their oaths of office today (see note below). The House also adopted a set of rules governing how the body operates.

Turzai Secures Grant for North Allegheny School District

Sep. 27, 2018 /

PITTSBURGH – Speaker of the Pennsylvania House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) secured a $250,000 Gaming Economic Development Fund (GEDF) grant for the North Allegheny School District’s plan to improve its athletic fields at the North Allegheny Intermediate (NAI) School complex.