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05/14/2019
HARRISBURG — The House Human Services Committee today reported out legislation authored by Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) to more clearly define current law on who can provide consent in order for a minor to receive mental health treatment.
05/07/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today introduced two pieces of legislation to strengthen safety in the Commonwealth’s public schools.
05/02/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), the Republican chairman of the House Steel Caucus, and Rep. Bill Kortz (D-Allegheny), the Democratic chairman of the House Steel Caucus, applauded the announcement today by U.S. Steel to construct a new state-of-the-art and sustainable endless casting and rolling facility in Braddock.
05/01/2019
HARRISBURG — On Tuesday, the School Safety and Security Committee, of which Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) is a member, awarded $40 million in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts, vocational schools and community violence prevention groups across the state, including Burgettstown Area, Trinity Area and West Allegheny.
03/27/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) has been named by Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) to chair the House Subcommittee on Education under the Appropriations Committee and the House Subcommittee on Higher Education under the Education Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session.
03/26/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) will host open houses at two locations in the 46th Legislative District where he will soon be operating satellite office hours.
03/26/2019
BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced the release of a $2 million grant and a $3 million low-interest loan to assist the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington in redeveloping the former Brockway Glass Plant site in Canton Township.
03/21/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today introduced legislation to create a commission to develop recommendations on how to move the state’s public education system into the 21st century.
02/28/2019
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s visit to Bridgeville promoting his massive tax, borrow and spend “Restore Pennsylvania” proposal:
02/05/2019
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal:
01/18/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) this week announced he has been assigned to the Appropriations, Education, Environmental Resources and Energy, and Gaming Oversight committees for the 2019-20 legislative session.
10/11/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced he is partnering with the Pennsylvania State Police to host a preventative program that empowers women by teaching awareness of their surroundings and what to do if they should find themselves in an unsafe situation.
10/09/2018
HARRISBURG – On the heels of a series of security breaches in state government, the House State Government Committee approved on Tuesday legislation to increase and improve cybersecurity the bills three prime sponsors, Reps. Seth Grove (R-York), Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), announced.
10/05/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) and Sen. Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington) today announced a $100,000 state grant has been awarded to Burgettstown Area Middle-High School to fix its roof and assist with the cost of mold remediation.
09/21/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced a $11,916 grant was awarded to the Heritage Public Library in McDonald.