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04/18/2017
Bill would allow more convenience and choices for consumers
04/13/2017
HARRISBURG - House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement regarding the passing of Dan Rooney, owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers and former United States Ambassador to Ireland:
04/10/2017
HARRISBURG - House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement regarding leave policies for House employees
04/05/2017
HARRISBURG – A measure aimed at reducing Pennsylvania’s debt burden passed the House and now heads to the Senate for consideration, Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) and Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) said today.
03/29/2017
Speaker says PA must focus on lowering costs and expanding choices
02/27/2017
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) and House Appropriations Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) issued the following statement in reaction to recent anti-Semitic crimes and threats in Pennsylvania:
02/15/2017
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today applauded Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) for the soon-to-be introduced House Bill 77, which lowers the risk to mothers and babies by limiting abortions to cases of medical necessity after 20 weeks of pregnancy and abolishing dismemberment abortions.
02/07/2017
HARRISBURG - Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today applauded the U.S. Senate as it voted to confirm school reform advocate Elisabeth “Betsy” DeVos as the United States Secretary of Education.
02/02/2017
Speaker names Tobash Select Subcommittee on Technical Education and Career Readiness chairman
01/26/2017
HARRISBURG – Looking to expand school opportunities for students, legislation was introduced today by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to expand the state’s very successful public-private partnership education tax credit program.
01/19/2017
Pennsylvania has been granted an extension until June 5, 2017 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to fix state law to allow for federal REAL ID compliance after Governor Tom Wolf and bipartisan leaders including Senators Scarnati, Corman, and Costa, and Representatives Turzai, Reed, and Dermody, wrote to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson earlier this month.
01/18/2017
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today ordered a special election be held on Tuesday, March 21, to fill the vacant seat in the 197th Legislative District in Philadelphia.