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04/25/2016
HARRISBURG – Applications are now available for Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) said today.
04/04/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the Pennsylvania House Health Committee advancing House Bill 1948 to the full House for consideration. The bill would lower the risk to mothers and babies, limiting abortions to cases of medical necessity after 20 weeks of pregnancy, instead of the current 24-week ceiling, and end the practice of dismemberment abortions.
03/29/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today he has appointed the first equal opportunity officer and the Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee commenced with its first meeting with the goal of developing, recommending and implementing equal opportunity employment and procurement policies in the House of Representatives.
03/22/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today urging Gov. Tom Wolf to sign the 2015-16 budget supplement passed last week that includes the highest education spending in state history:
03/16/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement:
02/29/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today announced his support of a constitutional amendment to change the way statewide appellate court judges are chosen by replacing partisan judicial elections with a merit-based selection system.
01/27/2016
HARRISBURG – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for 2015 are now available.
01/12/2016
McCANDLESS – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) is pleased to announce that his district office in McCandless will once again serve as a location for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers to provide free tax services to senior residents. Volunteers will be available by appointment only to help seniors with their federal and state tax returns.
01/06/2016
HARRISBURG – High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education, Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced today.
12/29/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the governor enacting portions of House Bill 1460:
12/29/2015
HARRISBURG – Responding to today’s line-item veto of House Bill 1460, a $30.3 billion spending proposal which would have provided an immediate end to the state budget impasse and significantly increased funding for education, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) and House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana County) issued the following statement:
12/23/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) and House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana County) today responded to Senate passage of House Bill 1460, a $30.3 billion spending proposal which would provide an immediate end to the state budget impasse and increase funding for PreK-12 education by $405 million.
12/09/2015
HARRISBURG – David L. Reddecliff, Susquehanna Township, assumed the position of Chief Clerk of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives today when he was unanimously elected to the position by members of the House.
11/19/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the House passing historic liquor privatization legislation (House Bill 1690) and sending it to the Senate for consideration:
10/15/2015
WEXFORD – As part of a national effort to promote the proper collection and disposal of prescription medications, House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will be a hosting a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 24.