Ortitay to Host Congressional Redistricting Hearing

Aug. 23, 2021 /

WHAT: Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), a member of the House State Government Committee, will host one of eight committee hearings to gather input from residents on congressional redistricting. Every 10 years, information collected through the U.S. Census determines the number of U.S. representatives each state is entitled based on population. Once in receipt of that data, states are responsible for redrawing the geographic area of their congressional districts to ensure equal and fair representation, and the physical manifestation of the constitutional principle, “one person, one vote.”

Governor’s Transportation Plan is Highway Robbery

Aug. 02, 2021 /

BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today expressed bewilderment at a final report issued by Gov. Tom Wolf’s Transportation Revenue Options Commission that would cost residents billions of dollars.

House Republicans Urge Wolf to Prioritize Small Business, Restaurant Recovery, Vaccine Deployment with Pandemic Funds

Aug. 02, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania’s restaurants and small businesses continue to struggle from the effects of COVID-19 economic shutdowns initiated by the Wolf administration, Pennsylvania Republicans Monday urged Gov. Tom Wolf to prioritize their recovery with the $372 million pandemic response discretionary account his office received as part of the FY 2021-22 state budget.

Ortitay Issues Statement on Legislation to Extend Suspension of Regulations

Jun. 10, 2021 /

BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today issued the following statement in response to the General Assembly passing legislation (House Bill 854) to extend through Sept. 30, 2021, suspension of regulatory statutes, orders, rules or regulations put in place as part of the COVID-19 disaster declaration:

Ortitay Issues Statement Regarding Release of Inspector General Report on Constitutional Amendment Failure

May. 26, 2021 /

BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today issued the following statement in response to the release of the Inspector General’s report on the Pennsylvania Department of State’s failure to advertise a constitutional amendment to allow the voters to decide if a two-year civil window should be created to allow child sex abuse survivors to sue their alleged abusers:

Bridgeville Awarded Blight Grant, Ortitay, Robinson Say

May. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) and Sen. Devlin Robinson (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced the Commonwealth Financing Authority awarded a $74,520 Blight Remediation Program Grant to Bridgeville to demolish four blighted and condemned structures in high-traffic areas of the borough.

Ortitay Issues Statement Regarding DOH’s Decision to Terminate Contact Tracing Contract

May. 20, 2021 /

BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s (DOH) decision to terminate Insight Global’s contract to conduct contact tracing for the Commonwealth. Last month, a WPXI investigation revealed more than 70,000 Pennsylvanians have had their personal information accessible on the internet after answering calls from Insight Global employees:

Ortitay, House Leaders Call for an Investigation into COVID-19 Contact Tracing Data Breach

May. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), along with House Majority Whip Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) and Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), today spoke about the COVID-19 contact tracing data breach by the Wolf administration, missed opportunities to reduce the risks to Pennsylvanians and called for a full, independent investigation.