Turzai In Print
03/02/2017
President Donald Trump outlined key priorities during his first address to a joint session of Congress, which focused heavily on jobs, energy, manufacturing, pipeline infrastructure and competitive trade. As the president made clear, private-sector job creation and economic growth are fostered when government encourages investment, innovation and free enterprise.
03/01/2017
As the General Assembly begins another budget season, it's time to admit that Pennsylvania needs to overhaul state government.
02/28/2017
Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) is passionate about giving parents and grandparents real options for their children’s education.
02/09/2017
As the general assembly begins another budget season, it's time to admit that Pennsylvania needs to overhaul state government.
02/04/2016
From The Philadelphia Inquirer A more than $13 billion increase in state taxes over two years: That's what Gov. Wolf demanded of Pennsylvania families and businesses almost a year ago. His budget proposal would have increased the state income tax by 21 percent and the sales tax by 10 percent, while expanding the latter to include day care, senior care, and financial and legal services.
02/19/2015
From Philadelphia City and Press Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Rep. Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, speaks Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Rep. Mike Turzai says he is “very disappointed” that the Philadelphia School Reform Commission voted Wednesday night to approve only five of 39 new charter school ... More on Philadelphia Magazine.
02/17/2015
From Lancaster Online A vote in the state House is expected by month’s end on a proposal that would privatize Pennsylvania’s more than 600 wine and spirits stores — including 18 in Lancaster County.
01/26/2015
From newsworks One of Pennsylvania's most powerful state lawmakers says the actions of Philadelphia City Council may put additional funding in jeopardy for the cash-strapped city school district.
01/20/2015
From pennlive.com Gov. Tom Wolf laid out three simple goals in his inaugural address on Tuesday of what he hoped to accomplish.
12/13/2014
From pennlive.com NEW YORK _ The parties and receptions of this year's annual Pennsylvania Society gala might have provided them some respite, but for Keystone revelers who flocked to Midtown Manhattan this weekend, the hangover of pension reform was just a train ride away.
11/14/2014
From observer-reporter.com Turzai, elected speaker of the House Wednesday, sharpened his elocutionary skills as the keynote speaker at Consol Energy Inc.’s semiannual Core Values Summit. He addressed an audience of about 200 vendors who serve Consol in the natural gas and coal industries, then met separately with the media.
11/14/2014
From TribLive The next state House speaker won't consider more taxes on Pennsylvania natural gas drilling until fellow lawmakers take another look at his plan to privatize liquor stores.
11/14/2014
From Pennsylvania Business Daily Both Republicans and Democrats of the Pennsylvania House welcome new and returning members to their leadership positions.
11/14/2014
From Pittsburgh Business Times If Pennsylvania needs new sources of revenue, the first place it should look to is privatizing liquor sales, not a severance tax, said newly appointed House Speaker Mike Turzai on Friday.
11/12/2014
From TribLive Majority Leader Mike Turzai is poised to take on the most powerful role in the state House after more than a decade of climbing Harrisburg's political ladder.