Violating Law/Safety Standards, Allegheny County’s Primary Election Day Plan Must Be Rescinded, House Members Say

May. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Presenting how Allegheny County’s Primary Election Day polling place consolidation plan violates both the letter and spirit of the law, members of the Allegheny County Republican House delegation called on Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathryn Boockvar to reverse her approval. The state legislators who signed the letter are Speaker of the House Mike Turzai and Reps. Natalie Mihalek, Jason Ortitay, Bob Brooks, Lori Mizgorski and Mike Puskaric.

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.

Puskaric Announces School Safety and Security Grants

Feb. 26, 2020 /

JEFFERSON HILLS – Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) today announced the School Safety and Security Committee has awarded $53.7 million in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts, vocational schools, intermediate units and charter schools across the state, including Bethel Park, South Park, West Jefferson Hills, Ringgold and Bentworth.

Puskaric to Host Firearm Seminar April 18

Feb. 19, 2020 /

JEFFERSON HILLS – As a way for residents to further understand their rights with respect to the state’s firearms laws and protections, Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) is hosting a free firearm seminar on Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Blaine Hill Fire Department, located at 409 Oxford Ave. in Elizabeth.

Puskaric Announces Local, Fire, EMS Grants in the 39th District

Jan. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) announced that 15 fire departments and ambulance organizations throughout Allegheny and Washington counties have been awarded approximately $224,669 from a grant program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.

Puskaric Bill to Repeal PA Civil Disorder Authority Passes House

Jan. 21, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Bill 2106, legislation sponsored by Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) to clean up state laws by repealing the Pennsylvania Civil Disorder Authority and property insurance assessment to pay for authority bonds, unanimously passed the House of Representatives.

Park Project Awarded State Grant, Says Puskaric

Nov. 15, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State funding has been awarded to Union Township, Washington County, for improvements to Elrama Central Park, according to Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington). The grant program is administered through the Community Conservation Partnerships Program (CCPP).

Puskaric Announces Phase 2 Funding for Elizabeth Borough Parking Lot Project

Nov. 12, 2019 /

JEFFERSON HILLS – Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) today announced the approval of a $325,000 Allegheny County Gaming Economic Development Fund Grant (GEDF) to improve the Elizabeth Borough Central Business District. Combined with a prior grant, Puskaric has secured a total of $625,000 for the project.

Puskaric Announces Safe School Grants

Oct. 18, 2019 /

JEFFERSON HILLS – Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) today announced that the West Jefferson Hills School District has been awarded a $20,000 Safe Schools Program Grant by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).

Puskaric Announces $50,000 in State Grants for District Project

Sep. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) today met and approved a $50,000 grant to assist Elizabeth Borough for phase six street and Riverfront Park improvements along Water Street.