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08/08/2018
PITTSBURGH –Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today called on Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and city council to work with the private sector and labor on the systemic issues facing the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.
08/07/2018
PITTSBURGH –Speaker of the Pennsylvania House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement upon the passing of H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest of Philadelphia:
07/31/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Pine Township Manager Scott Anderson today announced plans to construct an asphalt path connecting Pine Community Park and the Treesdale Residential Community to help increase the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists.
07/26/2018
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will be teaming up with the Town of McCandless Police Department to host a free Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Wednesday, Aug. 8.
07/25/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) touted the improved safety along a 2.33 mile stretch of Route 19 in the Town of McCandless and the Township of Pine.
07/24/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai released the following statement on the passing of Rep. Florindo “Flo” Fabrizio (D-Erie):
07/20/2018
Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement praising the Penn State Board of Trustees for freezing tuition, along with costs for room and board, for Pennsylvania students for the 2018-19 school year:
07/16/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement praising the University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees for freezing tuition, along with costs for room and board, for Pennsylvania students for the 2018-19 school year:
07/13/2018
HARRISBURG – Board Member and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai voted against a 2.99 percent increase in tuition for in-state students at Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) schools, along with three other PASSHE board members. Speaker Turzai said today the increased appropriation of state tax dollars should have prevented a tuition increase. The money appropriated is, of course, paid by Pennsylvania taxpayers.
07/10/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement applauding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United State Supreme Court:
07/03/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement regarding Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority’s (PWSA) continued mismanagement and the need for changes:
06/22/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement applauding the expansion of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) to help students attend the schools that best meet their needs and prepare them for success.
06/21/2018
HARRISBURG – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) have issued the following statement regarding today’s petition for writ of certiorari before the Supreme Court of the United States:
06/20/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement calling on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and the state-related universities of Penn State, Pitt, Temple and Lincoln to hold the line on tuition and room and board levels for Pennsylvania students in light of the funding increases passed by the House:
06/13/2018
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today said that the city of Harrisburg should remain in its Act 47 status while retaining the ability to tax those who live and work in the city at the elevated levels permissible under the act.