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.

Ortitay Reacts to Wolf’s Bridgeville Visit

Feb. 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:

Ortitay Appointed to Four Committees

Jan. 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.

Ortitay to Hold Personal Safety Seminar for Women

Oct. 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.