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02/27/2015
WHAT: Press event with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai to discuss the necessity of protecting Marcellus Shale-related jobs.
02/27/2015
WHAT: Press event with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai to discuss the necessity of protecting Marcellus Shale-related jobs.
02/27/2015
HARRISBURG – The House today voted in favor of legislation sponsored by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) aimed at reforming the way alcoholic beverages are sold in Pennsylvania. This fiscally responsible and consumer-driven wine and spirits privatization legislation would end the post-Prohibition state store system put in place by Pennsylvania’s then pro-temperance governor, Gifford Pinchot.
02/13/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to place a moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania.
02/13/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) today announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for 2014 are now available.
02/11/2015
WHAT: Press event with Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai to discuss the importance of the Capital Stock and Franchise Tax (CSFT) phaseout with Pittsburgh business leaders
01/12/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today ordered a special election be held to fill the vacant seat in the 170th Legislative District in Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 24.
01/09/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today issued the following statement regarding the governor’s appointment of long-time Senate staffer Erik Arneson as the new executive director of the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records. The current director, Terry Mutchler, has taken a position in the private sector.
01/05/2015
HARRISBURG – Speaker-Designate Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) today announced the appointments of both Republican and Democratic committee chairmen for the 2015-16 Legislative Session, which begins Jan. 6.
12/19/2014
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) made the following statement praising today’s announcement by the Department of Labor and Industry that the state’s unemployment rate declined by three-tenths of a percentage point in November to 5.1 percent, the lowest rate in more than six years.
11/12/2014
HARRISBURG – The 119 members of the incoming Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus today elected Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) as their choice for speaker of the House of Representatives and Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana County) as majority leader for the 2015-16 legislative session.
11/05/2014
HARRISBURG – Going into the election with 111 Republican members of the state House of Representatives, the next session will have 119 Republican members as a result of Tuesday’s election returns. It will be the largest majority the House has seen since the 1957-58 session, according to Speaker of the House Sam Smith (R-Armstrong/Indiana/Jefferson) and Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) said today.
10/27/2014
HARRISBURG - Unanimously passing the state House last week and the Senate the week before, an unprecedented Workers’ Compensation reform bill was signed into law today by the governor, announced Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).
10/20/2014
HARRISBURG – In a series of education-focused bills passed by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this session, including this week, the chamber continued its commitment to excellence in education that has been a hallmark for House Republicans since gaining the majority nearly four years ago.
09/16/2014
HARRISBURG – House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) issued the following statement in response to the politically motivated press event held by State Treasurer Rob McCord and State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale: