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.
Struzzi, House Committees Receive Updates on PASSHE Reorganization
Aug. 03, 2021 / Embed
On Tuesday, Aug. 3, I traveled to Harrisburg with the House Appropriations Committee for a public hearing on Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE) implementation plan for improvement of operations. Here is a recording of my exchange with Chancellor Daniel Greenstein.
Supporting a Responsible State Budget
Jun. 25, 2021 / Embed
PA State Rep. Jim Struzzi details his support of the 2021-22 PA Budget plan.
Struzzi Looks To Promote Entertainment Industry
May. 05, 2021 / Embed
Representative Jim Struzzi speaks of legislation that would provide grants to small businesses within the performing arts, spectator sports, amusement, gambling, and recreation industries.
Struzzi Legislation Honors Local Heroes
Mar. 17, 2021 / Embed
Two notable men with ties to Indiana County are a step closer to being honored through legislation I've authored. Here are my floor remarks made in between votes on House bills 56 and 57, both of which passed unanimously.
House Advances Struzzi's 'Cody's Law' Legislation
Mar. 16, 2021 / Embed
It's called "Cody's Law, and House Bill 185 would render a person able to be convicted of aggravated assault if he or she causes bodily injury to an individual with a physical or intellectual disability.
My House Bill 185 now sits with the state Senate following bipartisan support in the House. Here are my floor remarks in support of the legislation, as well as some background on the bill.
Struzzi Honors Former Indiana County Legislator
Mar. 16, 2021 / Embed
On Tuesday, March 16, I authored a condolence resolution to honor the memory and service of former state Rep. Paul Wass, who represented residents of the 62nd Legislative District from 1977 to 1990. Here are my floor remarks made in relation to the resolution.
Struzzi Questions Unemployment Numbers
Mar. 02, 2021 / Embed
Rep. Jim Struzzi asked a question during budget hearing for Dept. of Labor and Industry. Acting Sec. Berrier noted there were 6.1 million jobs before the pandemic and now there are 5.6 million jobs, the remainder being permanently lost.