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11/29/2016
DeVos commits to transforming education system
11/15/2016
HARRISBURG – The 122 members of the incoming Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus today once again 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 2017-18 legislative session.
11/15/2016
HARRISBURG – Fresh off last week’s election victories, House members return to Harrisburg today to take the final votes of the 2015-16 legislative session and hold caucus elections for leadership during the next session.
11/09/2016
Majority climbs to 122 members for 2017-18 session
11/04/2016
House Bill 2107 signed today by Gov. Tom Wolf
11/03/2016
Turzai’s historic legislation enables the sale of wine in grocery stores, allows for greater customer convenience
11/02/2016
HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) said a package of bills signed by the governor today will save lives by fighting opioid abuse in Pennsylvania.
11/01/2016
HARRISBURG – The state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for home heating assistance grants, Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) said today.
10/26/2016
HARRISBURG – In an awards ceremony at the state Capitol in Harrisburg Tuesday, House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) received the 2016 Legislator of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI).
10/20/2016
HARRISBURG – Legislation designed to provide career and technical education students with alternative pathways to fulfill graduation requirements was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, said House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), who sponsored the legislation.
10/17/2016
WHAT: Press Conference to commemorate the 200th Session of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania.
10/11/2016
WHAT: House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will announce new legislation to increase funding for Educational Improvement Tax Credits (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credits (OSTC) to record numbers. The two programs give tax credits to eligible businesses contributing to a Scholarship Organization, an Educational Improvement Organization and/or a Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization. Turzai will discuss how the proposal will help cut the charter school wait list in half, providing new educational opportunities for tens of thousands of Philadelphia students. Turzai will also highlight the success of the recent $25 million increase to the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program for Fiscal Year 2016-17.
10/03/2016
WHAT: House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will join Louie Sheetz, Sheetz Board Director, for the first wine sale from a convenience store in Pennsylvania. The wine sale privatization is part of Act 39, the Adult Beverage Convenience and Wine Privatization Act sponsored by Speaker Turzai.
09/27/2016
HARRISBURG – Legislation designed to provide career and technical education students with greater flexibility in fulfilling their graduation requirements has been introduced by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin).
09/27/2016
WHAT: House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) will highlight the success of the recent $25 million increase to the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program for Fiscal Year 2016-17. The Speaker will also announce new legislation to increase the amount of EITC and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credits (OSTC) to record numbers. The two programs give tax credits to eligible businesses contributing to a Scholarship Organization, an Educational Improvement Organization, and/or a Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization.