HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) is going to bat for adults who are returning to the classroom and into the workforce.
HARRISBURG - The Environmental Quality Board (EQB), which is tasked with adopting all Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regulations, today advanced Gov. Tom Wolf’s effort to enroll Pennsylvania in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RGGI). The overwhelming vote by the 20-member independent board now sends the measure before the Independent Regulatory Review Commission, which will meet Sept. 1 and vote on final approval.
HARRISBURG – Establishing relationships with his or her contemporaries is one of the priorities for a state legislator, as state Reps. Jim Rigby (R-Johnstown) and Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) quickly found out.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on the heels of House passage of Senate Bill 255, the primary piece of legislation in the proposed 2021-22 budget package:
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) loves Pennsylvania’s wealth of recreational opportunities. His concern lies with what he believes is the need to do a better job when it comes to protecting some of the individuals who feel likewise and are simply trying to make things better for their communities.
HARRISBURG – When it comes to accelerating the patient evaluation process in local hospital emergency rooms, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) believes there must be a better, more expeditious way to get people the help they need.
HARRISBURG – The bipartisan effort to protect family-sustaining jobs and Pennsylvania’s economic future led by state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) took another step forward today with passage of his bill that would force punitive actions like the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to face proper legislative process.
HARRISBURG – An Indiana County treasure is being preserved through a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), according to state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced his support of legislation that would restore the full array of driver and vehicle services to rural communities like Indiana.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today introduced harm prevention legislation that will help reduce overdose deaths in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – The House Commerce Committee today unanimously passed legislation authored by state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) that would provide across-the-board relief for specific businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the PASSHE (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education) Board of Governors’ Wednesday morning vote to approve the system redesign, and the 60-day public comment period about to begin, I believe it is important for the people of Indiana County to fully understand this proposal and its impacts on Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). First, I need to be clear that the proposed retrenchments and furloughs at IUP are not the result of the system redesign as many have been led to believe. Rather, they are due to a separate effort by the Board of Governors and Chancellor Dan Greenstein to develop a financial sustainability plan.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) has introduced legislation that would restructure the way municipalities handle stormwater management, resulting in increased efficiency and less of a burden being placed on taxpayers.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Eric Nelson (R-Westmoreland), Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter/) have introduced legislation to ensure equitable distribution and transparency of money that funds Pennsylvania’s elections.
HARRISBURG – Multiple pieces of legislation authored by state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) are on the move in the General Assembly, including House Bill 185, which would increase the penalty for anyone who causes bodily injury to an individual with a physical or intellectual disability.
HARRISBURG – Emphasizing the need for across-the-board relief for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Jim Struzzi(R-Indiana) is introducing legislation that would address his desire to stand up for entertainment-related job creators.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) has authored legislation that would address an oversight that failed to allocate federal education funding for the 29-member Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Units (PAIUs).
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) is reintroducing legislation which Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed in the 2019-20 session that would have required Pennsylvania’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to be taken up in the General Assembly.
HARRISBURG – Following Tuesday’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) request that Pennsylvania’s enrollment in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) be delayed, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) is demanding Gov. Wolf to take a look at the legislative ‘scoreboard’ and no longer pursue his effort.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) issued the following statement on the heels of Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2021-22 budget proposal, which calls for an increase in the Personal Income Tax (PIT) and continued pursuit of a severance tax as part of a more than $40 billion spending plan: