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08/16/2019
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to the governor’s gun violence prevention executive order:
08/01/2019
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced the release of $2 million in state funds for the redevelopment of the former Brockway Glass Plant in Canton Township.
07/09/2019
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:
06/28/2019
HARRISBURG — The House today approved Public School Code legislation encompassing parts of two proposals Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) has pushed this legislative session to increase school safety.
06/25/2019
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:
06/19/2019
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:
06/13/2019
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today introduced legislation to change the away funds allocated under the $60 million school safety and security block grant program are disbursed.
06/11/2019
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.
06/10/2019
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.
06/05/2019
HARRISBURG — The House today passed 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.
06/04/2019
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.
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.