House Passes Struzzi Bill to Protect Victims with Disabilities, Sent to Senate

May. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today took steps to strengthen protections for people with physical and intellectual disabilities by passing House Bill 2056, authored by Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana).This bill would charge any individual who intentionally causes bodily injury to a person with a physical or intellectual disability with aggravated assault, a felony of the second degree. Currently, the law dictates that “serious bodily injury” is necessary for charges to be elevated beyond misdemeanor simple assault.

Struzzi, House Honor Indiana Native, Jimmy Stewart

May. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that the House of Representatives has passed House Resolutions 687 and 688 in honor of Indiana, PA, native, Jimmy Stewart. House Resolution 687 would designate May 20, 2020, as Jimmy Stewart Day, and House Resolution 688 would honor May 20, 2020, as the 25th Anniversary of the Jimmy Stewart Museum.

Bipartisan Group of PA House Members Urge Governor to Withdraw RGGI Order

May. 06, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – At the request of Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Armstrong/Clarion/Forest), Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) and Rep. Pam Snyder (D-Greene/Washington/Fayette), a bipartisan group of 58 Pennsylvania House of Representatives members signed a letter urging Gov. Tom Wolf and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to suspend Pennsylvania’s regulatory efforts to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

Struzzi Resolutions to Honor Jimmy Stewart Passed by House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee

May. 05, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that the House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee has passed House Resolutions 687 and 688 in honor of Indiana, PA, native Jimmy Stewart. House Resolution 687 would designate May 20, 2020, as Jimmy Stewart Day, and House Resolution 688 would honor May 20, 2020, as the 25th anniversary of the Jimmy Stewart Museum.

Struzzi Bill to Protect Victims with Disabilities Passes Judiciary Committee

May. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House Judiciary Committee today took steps to strengthen protections for people with physical and intellectual disabilities by passing House Bill 2056, authored by Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana). This bill would charge any individual who intentionally causes bodily injury to a person with a physical or intellectual disability with aggravated assault, a felony of the second degree. Currently, the law dictates that “serious bodily injury” is necessary for charges to be elevated beyond misdemeanor simple assault.

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.

Struzzi Bill Would Honor World War II Veteran with Bridge Naming

Feb. 21, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that he has filed legislation to honor Sgt. Carl Roof. House Bill 2324 would designate a portion of State Route 4001 as the Sgt. Carl Roof Bridge. The bridge runs over Crooked Creek in Indiana County.

Struzzi Introduces Legislation Honoring Indiana Native Jimmy Stewart

Jan. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that he has introduced two pieces of legislation to honor military veteran and actor Jimmy Stewart, a native of Indiana, Pennsylvania. House Resolution 687 would designate May 20, 2020, as Jimmy Stewart Day, and House Resolution 688 would honor May 25, 2020, as the 25th anniversary of the Jimmy Stewart Museum.

Struzzi Appointed to House Children and Youth Committee

Jan. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) has been appointed a member of the House Children and Youth Committee for the remainder of the 2019-20 Legislative Session. Struzzi’s appointment was made to fill one of two vacancies left due to member resignations.

Struzzi Seeks to Protect Those Who Cannot Protect Themselves in Response to Local Incident

Nov. 25, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – In response to an incident on the Hoodlebug Trail this summer, Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) today announced that he has introduced legislation that would charge any individual who intentionally causes bodily injury to a person with a physical or intellectual disability with aggravated assault, a felony of the second degree. Currently, the law dictates that “serious bodily injury” is necessary for charges to be elevated beyond misdemeanor simple assault.

Struzzi Seeks Legislative Authorization Before Pennsylvania Imposes Carbon Taxes

Nov. 19, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – During a state Capitol news press conference today Reps. James Struzzi (R-Indiana) Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest) and Pam Snyder (D-Greene/Fayette/Washington), along with Sens. Joe Pittman (R-Armstrong/Butler/Indiana/Westmoreland), Gene Yaw (R-Bradford/Lycoming/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Union) and David Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill), officially introduced legislation that would require legislative authorization before Pennsylvania could impose a carbon tax on employers engaged in electric generation, manufacturing or other industries operating in the Commonwealth, or enter into any multi-state program, such as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), that would impose such a tax (House Bill 2025 and Senate Bill 950).

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.