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05/25/2016
McCANDLESS – After a successful inaugural veterans’ assistance program on May 20, House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) announced that area veterans are invited to attend the next monthly assistance hours on June 17 at his district office in McCandless. Every third Friday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Larry Michaelis, department service officer with the American Legion, is available to assist veterans and their families in the 28th District.
05/17/2016
McCANDLESS – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) is inviting area veterans to attend monthly assistance hours at his district office in McCandless. On the third Friday of each month, beginning May 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Larry Michaelis, department service officer with the American Legion, is available to assist veterans and their families in the 28th District.
05/17/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-28), Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-62) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34), along with school board representatives and education advocates, today called on Gov. Tom Wolf to side with Pennsylvania schools and sign House Bill 805.
05/05/2016
McCANDLESS – House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) is inviting area veterans to attend monthly assistance hours at his district office in McCandless. Every third Friday, beginning Friday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Larry Michaelis, department service officer with the American Legion, is available to assist veterans and their families in the 28th District.
05/05/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement today in response to the Pennsylvania Senate sending House Bill 805 to the governor’s desk for signature. The law ends the practice of seniority-based layoffs that are dismissals caused by a reduction in force and, by law, must be conducted in order of inverse seniority. The last teacher hired had been the first person fired, regardless of his or her impact on students.
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: