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07/15/2019
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement on the death of the Hon. Robert “Bob” Bastian, a former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from Somerset County:
07/05/2019
HARRISBURG – With its duties fulfilled, and now expiring as of this week, the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA) was recognized today by Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) for the integral role it played in leading Pittsburgh out of Act 47 distressed status.
07/05/2019
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today said Pennsylvania’s new debt reduction law enables the state to pay off debt more efficiently and less expensively, thereby saving taxpayer dollars.
06/25/2019
HARRISBURG - Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today noted that Pennsylvania’s $33.9 billion budget proves that prudent budgeting decisions led by House Republicans are paying dividends in fiscal year 2019-20.
06/24/2019
HARRISBURG - Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) said he is pleased with today’s announcement of a long-term resolution between UPMC and Highmark that means Highmark members will have in-network access to UPMC doctors and hospitals. He hopes that, while providing for quality health care for citizens, this approach will continue to foster competitive insurance rates.
06/24/2019
HARRISBURG - Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today announced his support for a religious exemption in law so that faith-based agencies in Pennsylvania can provide vital adoption and foster care services.
06/18/2019
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today said Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 800 is a step backwards for education in Pennsylvania.
06/13/2019
WHAT: Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) will be joined by Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) at a press conference to highlight the importance of his PIPE Investment Program legislation, House Bill 1103, as well as the positive impact the “Energize PA” initiative will have on the Commonwealth.
06/11/2019
HARRISBURG – The Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) today notified Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) that it needs additional time to respond to a Right to Know (RTK) request submitted last week by his office.
06/11/2019
HARRISBURG –Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today applauded Senate passage of his legislation that enhances a vital school choice program in Pennsylvania.
06/06/2019
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today issued a statement on UPMC’s extension of access to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center for Highmark customers and announced new legislation to ensure care will continue.
06/05/2019
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today issued a comprehensive statement on Restore PA, Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan that proposes to place a severance tax on the natural gas industry.
05/23/2019
McCANDLESS – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will be hosting a REAL ID informational event on Tuesday, May 28, beginning at 10 a.m., at the Northland Public Library located at 300 Cumberland Road in Pittsburgh.
05/17/2019
BEAVER – The vast potential of energy and economic opportunity was highlighted at a roundtable discussion with U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary Mark W. Menezes held by the House Majority Policy Committee at the Beaver County Courthouse in Beaver on Thursday, according to Policy Chairman Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest).
05/16/2019
CENTER TWP – State Rep. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington) and House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today held a press event overlooking the Shell manufacturing facility in Beaver County to highlight “Energize PA,” a pro-growth, pro-jobs legislative package designed to encourage job growth and redevelop infrastructure with no new fees or taxes.