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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.
06/13/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to report House Bill 2050 out of committee this morning:
06/11/2018
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) has joined the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board of Governors.
06/07/2018
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today celebrated the two-year anniversary of Act 39 of 2016, which opened the sale of wine in select grocery and convenience stores, and called on Gov. Tom Wolf to continue to support legislation to expand wine sales statewide.
06/05/2018
WHAT: Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will join House colleagues to celebrate the second anniversary of Act 39 of 2016. The law, the ABC and Wine Privatization Act, made sweeping changes to Pennsylvania’s Liquor Code, loosening restrictions on alcohol sales and bringing the state’s wine and spirits system into the 21st century. Turzai will also discuss additional reforms outlined in his House Bill 975.
05/24/2018
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement regarding highway work zone safety legislation:
05/17/2018
HARRISBURG – As a free service to the community, House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will host a shredding event to give residents of the 28th Legislative District a chance to safeguard themselves against identity theft by having their personal documents securely destroyed.
05/04/2018
Citizens who are actively involved in government absolutely improve their communities. Often, legislation is driven by the concerns or needs of residents who are involved in the legislative process. These men, women, and even sometimes children, share their personal experiences and problems with us, and that information is used to better the Commonwealth.
04/27/2018
HARRISBURG - Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 936:
04/26/2018
HARRISBURG - House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed executive actions to curb overprescribing of opioids in the state’s Workers’ Compensation system:
04/24/2018
Earlier this year, Gov. Tom Wolf issued a disaster declaration over the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities throughout Pennsylvania. His declaration followed the General Assembly’s action in passing 13 different bills to combat this crisis.
04/16/2018
HARRISBURG – By a vote of 139-56, the House of Representatives passed legislation authored by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) to prohibit the abortion of a child due solely to a diagnosis of possible Down syndrome.
04/10/2018
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Judy Ward (R-Blair) to prohibit the abortion of a child due solely to a diagnosis of possible Down syndrome was reported from the House Health Committee today by a bipartisan vote of 17-9.
04/02/2018
HARRISBURG – A law which places the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) under the oversight of the Public Utility Commission (PUC) went into effect yesterday, said House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).
03/20/2018
HARRISBURG -- House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement regarding today’s order from the U.S. Supreme Court: