Divest from Russia, Invest in Freedom

Mar. 08, 2022 / Embed

Rep.Jim Struzzi joins other Pennsylvania House Republicans in announcing legislative plans to divest from Russian financial assets and invest in freedom by empowering Pennsylvania’s energy producers to meet new oil and gas demands.

Struzzi Questions Wolf Proposal to Increase Education Funding

Mar. 07, 2022 / Embed

Does more money spent equal better outcomes? When Gov. Tom Wolf asks for a record increase of $1.5 billion for education in the 2022-23 budget, a close examination of his proposal is a necessity. That was the basis for questions from state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) to representatives from the Department of Education during a March 7 House Appropriations Committee budget hearing.

Struzzi Questions Wolf Administration Handling of UC Claims

Mar. 02, 2022 / Embed

Unemployment compensation (UC) claims remain the number one issue being dealt with by House members' district offices, and it's been that way since just after the COVID-19 pandemic began. During the March 2, afternoon House Appropriations Committee budget hearing, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) had the opportunity to question Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier about how her office is handling UC claims.

Struzzi Expresses Concern for Environmental Funding in Wolf Budget Proposal

Mar. 02, 2022 / Embed

During a Wednesday, March 2, House Appropriations Committee budget hearing, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) asked Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding about conservation districts and whether or not they are sufficiently funded.

Struzzi Quizzes PA State Police Concerning Background Checks

Mar. 01, 2022 / Embed

During a March 1, House Appropriations Committee budget hearing, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) questioned representatives from the Pennsylvania State Police about the speed and efficiency of background checks for gun purchasers.

Struzzi Expresses Concerns for Staff at Correctional Facilities

Feb. 16, 2022 / Embed

State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) represents Pennsylvania's 62nd Legislative District, which includes the SEI Pine Grove correctional facility. During a Wednesday, Feb 16, House Appropriations Committee hearing, Struzzi asked Secretary of Corrections George Little about his concerns for the safety of the facility's correctional officers.

A New Day for PA Press Conference

Feb. 07, 2022 / Embed

A group of Republican lawmakers from the Southwestern region of Pennsylvania unveil a comprehensive agenda to move Pennsylvania forward, which will include policies focused on the economy, energy, healthcare, public safety and education.

Struzzi Testifies Before House Committee on Fentanyl Test Strip Legislation

Jan. 10, 2022 / Embed

On Monday, Jan. 11, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) testified before the House Judiciary Committee on his legislation that would legalize fentanyl test strips for personal use only. Here are his opening comments.

Struzzi Supports Bill to End Private Funding of Elections

Nov. 08, 2021 / Embed

On Monday, Nov. 8, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) testified before the House State Government Committee on House Bill 2044, his legislation that would private funding of elections in Pennsylvania.

Struzzi Questions PASSHE's Planned Request for Increased Funding

Oct. 27, 2021 / Embed

During a joint public hearing with the House Appropriations and Education Committees, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Chancellor Daniel Greenstein announced a request for $550 million in state funding for the 2022-23 fiscal year will be made. During questioning, state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) asked him to break down what would be a $73 million increase over last year's appropriation for PASSHE.