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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.
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: