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02/05/2019
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal:
01/18/2019
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.
10/11/2018
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.
10/09/2018
HARRISBURG – On the heels of a series of security breaches in state government, the House State Government Committee approved on Tuesday legislation to increase and improve cybersecurity the bills three prime sponsors, Reps. Seth Grove (R-York), Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), announced.
10/05/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) and Sen. Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington) today announced a $100,000 state grant has been awarded to Burgettstown Area Middle-High School to fix its roof and assist with the cost of mold remediation.
09/21/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced a $11,916 grant was awarded to the Heritage Public Library in McDonald.
09/20/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) announced today that more than $90,000 in Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA) grants were awarded to four companies in the 46th Legislative District.
09/19/2018
BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced Gaming Economic Development and Tourism Fund (GEDTF) Program grants were awarded to Boggs Systems & Solutions in McDonald and Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania in Bridgeville.
09/18/2018
BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced the release of $255,090 in state funds to the Collier Township Municipal Authority for new sanitary sewer lines.
09/04/2018
BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced his fourth annual Senior Health Expo is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 11.
08/21/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced the release of $1.5 million in state funds for the redevelopment of the former Brockway Glass Plant in Canton Township.
08/13/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today introduced legislation prohibiting the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores unless they come from animal shelters or rescues.
08/10/2018
HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today expressed support for the release of $1 million in state funds for the Cool Valley Development project in Cecil Township.
07/24/2018
Nearly four months after it occurred, a security incident involving the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections that exposed the personal information of employees and inmates is just now coming to light from the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf. A few weeks ago, a data breach at the state Department of Human Services left unprotected the full name, date of birth, citizenship and all reported employment information of more than 2,000 individuals. It occurred on the heels of a cyber-attack that caused the Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Statistics computer system for birth certificates and death certificates to go offline for seven days. The Wolf administration has yet to offer a full explanation of why these incidents occurred.
07/23/2018
COLLIER TOWNSHIP — Surrounded by construction workers at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council No. 57, Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today kicked off “Construction Opioid Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania.