Ortitay, O’Neal Secure Grant for Ewing Sarcoma Research

Sep. 13, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) and Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) have secured a $100,000 state grant to allow UPMC to offer tumor and germline sequencing to patients with Ewing sarcoma and their families in western Pennsylvania.

O’Neal, Ortitay to Host State Health Department for Cancer Report Meeting

Sep. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) and Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) will be hosting a meeting next month for the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) to explain its cancer report released last spring focusing on Canon-McMillan School District and Washington County.

Ortitay, O’Neal’s Offices to Offer Radon Test Kits

Sep. 06, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – As a follow-up to a meeting regarding cancer concerns in the Canon-Mac School District, Reps. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) and Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) have announced that their offices will be offering free radon test kits through the end of September to any resident in Cecil and North Strabane townships and Canonsburg Borough.

Seniors Invited to Ortitay Health Expo

Sep. 04, 2019 /

BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced his fifth annual Senior Health Expo is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Ortitay Reacts to Rainy Day Fund Deposit

Jul. 09, 2019 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to the $317 million deposit made in the state’s Rainy Day Fund today:

Ortitay Comments on Final State Budget

Jun. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to passage of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 state budget:

Ortitay Reacts to Launch of Audit of State Background Check System

Jun. 19, 2019 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today issued the following statement in response to Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s announcement that he will audit the Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) operated by the Pennsylvania State Police:

POSTPONED: Ortitay to Bring Awareness to Opioid Usage by Construction Workers

Jun. 11, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), who authored House Resolution 361, will bring attention to the second annual “Construction Opioid Awareness Week in Pennsylvania” with members of the construction industry. The event will focus on resources available and alternatives to opioids.

Ortitay to Bring Awareness to Opioid Usage by Construction Workers

Jun. 10, 2019 /

WHAT: Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), who authored House Resolution 361, will bring attention to the second annual “Construction Opioid Awareness Week in Pennsylvania” with members of the construction industry. The event will focus on resources available and alternatives to opioids.

House Approves Ortitay Bill to Assist Problem Gamblers

Jun. 04, 2019 /

HARRISBURG — The House today approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) to help those who violate the casino or video game terminal (VGT) self-exclusion lists to obtain treatment for gambling addiction.

Ortitay, Kortz React to New Braddock U.S. Steel Facility

May. 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.

Ortitay Named to Head Two House Subcommittees

Mar. 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.