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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:
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.
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.
Speaker names Tobash Select Subcommittee on Technical Education and Career Readiness chairman
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.
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.
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.
MARSHALL TOWNSHIP, Allegheny County – Speaker of the House Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) commented today about the appointment by Attorney General-elect Josh Shapiro of former Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) to his executive staff.
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today announced the appointments of both Republican and Democratic committee chairmen for the 2017-18 Legislative Session.
HARRISBURG – The 2017-18 Session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives opened today with the election of Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) as speaker after 200 of the 203 members of the General Assembly took their oaths of office. The House also adopted a set of rules governing how the body operates.
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Centre/Mifflin) today issued the following statement regarding the end of the massive manhunt and the murder of Pennsylvania State Trooper Landon Weaver, who was killed Friday night in the line of duty.
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement he will not ask for sales or income tax increases in this year’s budget:
DeVos commits to transforming education system