Speaker Turzai, Members of the Allegheny County Delegation Ask Secretary of Health to Allow Hospitals to Open in Allegheny County

Apr. 27, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, joined by members of the Allegheny County House delegation, sent the attached letter to Dr. Rachel Levine, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, requesting she allow hospitals and health systems in the Allegheny County area to reopen to allow for the treatment of COVID-19 patients as well as the pre-planned, medically necessary surgeries that are currently being prevented.

Seven School Districts Awarded School Safety Grants, Ortitay Says

Feb. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG — The School Safety and Security Committee, of which Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) is a member, today awarded about $53.7 million in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts, vocational schools, intermediate units and charter schools across the state.

Grant Approved for Cecil Township, Ortitay Says

Dec. 19, 2019 / Press Release

SOUTH FAYETTE — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced a $100,000 Local Share Account grant to help replace bridges in Cecil Township’s Municipal Park was approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners.

O’Neal, Ortitay Praise Studies to Preserve Safety of Commonwealth Residents

Nov. 22, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) and Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) issued the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf called for the Department of Health to advance two research studies in Southwestern Pennsylvania focused on the prevalence of childhood cancers and other health conditions:

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.