The Effect on PA's Bond Rating

Mar. 07, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Jim Struzzi asks Sec. Monson about the importance of the General Fund surplus and Rainy Day Fund balance on Pennsylvania’s bond rating.

Why Are There No Details?

Mar. 05, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Jim Struzzi asks for legislation on the Governor’s so-called “Blueprint for Higher Education,” and was again left with no details.

Asking About PA Instant Check System

Mar. 04, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Jim Struzzi asks the PSP about the Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) to verify legal firearm purchases.

Which One Are You Supporting?

Feb. 29, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Jim Struzzi asks which budget proposal the state-related universities support, the Governor’s blueprint or their traditional non-preferred request.

What's the Future of RGGI

Feb. 28, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Jim Struzzi asks the DEP about the future of RGGI and other job killing carbon taxes in Pennsylvania.

Asking About Community Colleges

Feb. 21, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Jim Struzzi asks how involved PASSHE has been with the creation of the Governor’s Higher Education “blueprint” and what potential benefits PASSHE would see from combining with Community Colleges.

Rep. Struzzi's response to Governor's 2024-25 Budget Address

Feb. 06, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Jim Struzzi responds to Gov. Shapiro's proposal

Struzzi Conveys Pain Caused by Homer City Plant Closing to House Panel

Oct. 30, 2023 / Embed

“Stopping Economic Disaster: The Democrats and their Green New Deal” is the topic of a hearing attended by state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) and a subject Indiana County is painfully aware of with the fallout from closing of the Homer City Generating Station.

Key EMS Support Legislation Heads to Governor

Oct. 18, 2023 / Embed

The House and Senate have overwhelmingly agreed on legislation that would tie the state’s Medicaid reimbursement rates to federal Medicare rates, and pay whichever amount is higher. House Bill 1351, of which Struzzi is a cosponsor, would also ensure EMS agencies are reimbursed by Medicaid for 100% of the miles they travel with a patient on board receiving care or transport, finally removing the current exemption for the first 20 miles traveled.

Struzzi Examines Request for Steep Increase in Human Services Funding

Apr. 11, 2023 / Embed

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS), formerly known as the Department of Welfare, is asking for a $1 billion increase in funding as part of Gov. Josh Shapiro’s 2023-24 budget proposal. An increase that significant needs to be justified, which is what state Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) asked DHS Secretary Valerie Arkoosh about during a House Appropriations Committee budget hearing.