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.

Reducing Wait Time for Licenses

Mar. 29, 2023 / Embed

During a budget hearing,Rep. Jim Struzzi questions the Department of State on efforts to reduce the wait time for professional licenses.

Questions About Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program

Mar. 27, 2023 / Embed

During a budget hearing, Rep. Jim Struzzi asks the Department of Aging why changes to the Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program were in the governor’s budget address yet increased rebates won’t go into effect until July of 2024.

The True Impact on Electricity Rates

Mar. 23, 2023 / Embed

Rep.Jim Struzzi talks about the real impact of electricity rates and the loss of jobs if RGGI is fully implemented

Rep. Struzzi Comments on PASSHE budget hearing,

Mar. 22, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Struzzi comments on PASSHE budget hearing,

Struzzi Discusses Budget Funding for PASSHE Schools

Mar. 22, 2023 / Embed

State Rep. Jim Struzzi (R-Indiana) co-chairs the PASSHE (PA State System of Higher Education) Caucus in the PA state House. He questioned budget funding for the system with PASSHE Chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein during a recent House Appropriations committee hearing.