62nd District to Receive Over $95,000 from Marcellus Shale Impact Fees, Struzzi Says

Jun. 18, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that municipalities in the 62nd District will receive $95,805 from the 2020 distribution of the Act 13 unconventional natural gas impact fees, otherwise known as Pennsylvania’s unconventional natural gas drilling tax. These fees are taken from revenue from natural gas drilling activities in the Marcellus Shale. Distribution of revenue is expected to take place in early July.

Indiana County Moving to Green Phase on June 5

May. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that Indiana County is scheduled to transition to the green phase of the governor’s reopening plan on Friday, June 5. Other counties transitioning to the green phase on June 5 include Allegheny, Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Clinton, Fayette, Fulton, Greene, Lycoming, Mercer, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland counties.

Struzzi Announces $165,000 in School Safety Funding to Local School Districts

Feb. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced $165,000 in grant funding to numerous school districts in the 62nd Legislative District. The School Safety and Security Committee, established within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, distributes these funds to make Commonwealth school districts safer for students and teachers.

Tax Credits Awarded to Local Redevelopment Projects, Struzzi Says

Nov. 18, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that two redevelopment projects in Indiana County have been awarded tax credits through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Neighborhood Assistance (NAP) Tax Credit Program.

House Votes to Provide Tuition Assistance to Volunteer First Responders

Oct. 23, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. James Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that the House of Representatives has unanimously voted to advance his bill, House Bill 1773, which would establish the Tuition Assistance for Active Volunteers Program. This program would provide tuition assistance to active members of a volunteer fire company or emergency medical services agency who attend an approved institution of higher learning.

Struzzi, Pittman Opposed to Governor’s Executive Order

Oct. 03, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – On Thursday, Oct. 3, the governor issued an executive order directing the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to commence Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) regulations. Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) and Sen. Joe Pittman (R-Armstrong/Butler/Indiana/Westmoreland) have expressed their strong opposition to the governor’s decision, citing economic reasons.

Struzzi Hosting Clymer Town Hall Meeting

Sep. 30, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) will be hosting a town hall meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m., at the Clymer Volunteer Fire Department, located at 550 Sherman St. in Clymer.

Struzzi Introduces Legislation to Reform Small and Disadvantaged Business Program

Sep. 10, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that he has introduced legislation, House Bill 1804, which would reform the standards used for the Small and Disadvantaged Business Program (SDB) under the Department of General Services (DGS). This program provides small and disadvantaged businesses with specialized considerations, including alternative bonding and progress payments, access to business assistance offices within agencies, and targeted outreach by procurement officials.

Struzzi to Host Hearing on First Responder Tuition Assistance Bill

Aug. 29, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) will be hosting a testimonial hearing of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee to discuss his upcoming bill, House Bill 1773, which would create the Tuition Assistance for Active Volunteers Program in Pennsylvania. The hearing will be held on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. at the Indiana Area Fire Association White Township Station (IFA West), located at 1555 Indian Springs Road in Indiana.

Struzzi Hosting Informational REAL ID Event in District

Jul. 24, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that his district office will be hosting an event to help inform constituents about Pennsylvania’s REAL ID. The event will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m., at Aging Services Oak Place, located at 1055 Oak St. in Indiana.

62nd District to Receive Over $235,000 from Marcellus Shale Impact Fees, Struzzi Says

Jun. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that municipalities in the 62nd District will receive $237,731.80 from the 2019 distribution of the Act 13 unconventional natural gas impact fees, otherwise known as Pennsylvania’s unconventional natural gas drilling tax. These fees are taken from revenue from natural gas drilling activities in the Marcellus Shale. Distribution of revenue will take place on or before July 1.