Puskaric to Introduce Legislation to End Voter Fraud in PA

Dec. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) will be introducing three bills to address the critical need to reform our election process. The legislation will be dealing with auditing the voter’s roles, abolishing the “no-excuse” mail-in vote and to make Election Day (primary and general) a statewide holiday.

Puskaric Votes Against State Budget

Nov. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Despite the House of Representatives voting today to approve a $32.1 state budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21, Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) cast his vote against the spending plan.

Puskaric Confirms Elizabeth Township to Receive $17.3 Million PENNVEST Loan

Oct. 21, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) announced today that Elizabeth Township was awarded a $17.3 million Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) low-interest loan to address overflows into the Youghiogheny River and its tributaries due to capacity issues at the Buena Vista Treatment Plant and Boston Pump Station.

Gaydos, Puskaric to Highlight COVID-19 Health Care Impacts During House Majority Policy Committee Meeting

Oct. 05, 2020 /

WHAT: Reps. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) will host the House Majority Policy Committee for a virtual discussion with health care officials and elected officials on COVID-19 effects on health care innovation and delivery. The focus will be how do people safely move on to live normal lives during this critical time and how do elected leaders make sure frontline workers are allotted the necessary funding to serve the public.

Allegheny, Washington County Legislators Urge Governor to Sign Bill to Address Access to Public Records during Disaster Emergency

Jul. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican members from Allegheny and Washington counties today expressed outrage at Gov. Tom Wolf’s statements that he plans to veto a government transparency bill (House Bill 2463) that addresses access to public records during a disaster declaration and received unanimous support from the Legislature. In response, Reps. Jason Ortitay (R-Allegheny/Washington), Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette), Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny), Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington), Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny), Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) and Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) issued the following statement:

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.