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02/05/2019
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.
02/04/2019
Watch it live! A live web stream of this press conference can be viewed at PAHouseGOP.com or PASenateGOP.com starting approximately five minutes after the governor’s budget address ends (the address will also be available live on the website).
02/01/2019
HARRISBURG - Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement applauding Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s investigation into the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) which resulted in 161 criminal charges.
01/17/2019
HARRISBURG -- Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement on the death today of his chief of staff, Karen S. Coates, Esq.:
01/02/2019
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today ordered two special elections be held on Tuesday, March 12, to fill the vacant seats in the 114th Legislative District in Lackawanna County and the 190th Legislative District in Philadelphia County.
01/02/2019
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today ordered two special elections be held on Tuesday, March 12, to fill the vacant seats in the 114th Legislative District in Lackawanna County and the 190th Legislative District in Philadelphia County.
01/02/2019
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today announced the appointments of majority committee chairmen for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.
01/01/2019
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.
12/01/2018
PITTSBURGH – Speaker of the Pennsylvania House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement upon the death of President George H.W. Bush:
11/29/2018
HARRISBURG – Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and House Majority Leader-elect Bryan Cutler (R-100) issued the following statement about Governor Wolf’s Executive Order creating a state Redistricting Reform Commission:
11/13/2018
By acclamation, Turzai elected caucus-designee for speaker and Cutler elected majority leader
11/07/2018
HARRISBURG – As a result of Tuesday’s election returns, Republicans retained a solid majority in the House of Representatives, House Republican leaders said today. Several seats are still too close to call.
10/29/2018
HARRISBURG — As Robert Gregory Bowers, the man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, appeared in federal court to face charges of killing 11 Jewish worshipers at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania House Leaders, including Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny); Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana); Majority Whip Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster); Democratic Leader Frank Dermody (D- Allegheny/Westmoreland); and Democratic Whip Mike Hanna (D-Clinton/Centre), offered the following statement:
10/24/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today criticized Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to veto House Bill 83.
10/19/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) urged Gov. Tom Wolf to sign House Bill 83, which passed with bipartisan support in the House and Senate.