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07/02/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and many House Republican colleagues joined together today to condemn Gov. Tom Wolf for his veto of House Bill 466, the liquor privatization measure that would increase revenues for the state without raising taxes on Pennsylvania’s workers, families and businesses.
06/29/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the Pennsylvania Law and Justice Committee advancing House Bill 466 to the full Senate for consideration on Sunday:
06/26/2015
HARRISBURG - Senate and House Republican leadership today unveiled the 2015-16 budget plan that adds considerable funding to education without adding to the tax burden of Pennsylvania families. The budget plan is on track to be presented to the governor before the end of the state’s fiscal year on June 30.
06/24/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today his appointment of Lauren Parker, a civil engineer and principal at Civil and Environmental Consultants in Pittsburgh, to the newly created Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force (PIFT).
06/11/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today ordered three special elections be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11, to fill the vacant seats in the 174th Legislative District in Philadelphia; the 191st Legislative District in Philadelphia and Delaware counties; and the 195th Legislative District in Philadelphia.
06/11/2015
PHILADELPHIA – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) hosted an energy roundtable today at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex that focused on building Philadelphia into a global energy hub.
06/10/2015
WHAT: Media event with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) uniting labor and business leaders and veterans in calling for responsible expansion of natural gas usage, infrastructure development and building a global energy hub in Greater Philadelphia.
06/09/2015
WHAT: Press conference to discuss the latest impact fee distributions for Pennsylvania communities and counties. The members will also discuss the necessity of protecting Marcellus/Utica Shale-related jobs.
06/02/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today his appointment of Richard “Dick” Jewell, retired Grove City College president from Bethel Park, to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
05/29/2015
LANCASTER – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) hosted an energy roundtable today focusing on the statewide benefits and downstream development of natural gas and discussing employment ramifications from imposing an additional tax on natural gas.
05/28/2015
WHAT: Roundtable and media event with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to take on Marcellus Shale myths and unveil a vision for a 21st century Pennsylvania energy policy and the necessity of growing Marcellus/Utica Shale-related usage.
05/14/2015
SCRANTON – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) led an energy forum today with local state representatives and energy expert panelists to unveil a vision for a 21st century Pennsylvania energy policy to grow jobs and gain energy independence.
05/13/2015
WHAT: Panel discussion 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.
05/11/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) applauded passage of legislation that would significantly expand the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs to help Pennsylvania students.
05/11/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today ordered two special elections be held on Tuesday, Aug. 4, to fill the vacant seats in the 87th Legislative District in Cumberland County and the 161st Legislative District in Delaware County.