Mike Turzai

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Vote Expected Later This Month On Pennsylvania Transportation Funding Bill

Despite his opposition to it, the majority leader says he still expects the Pennsylvania House to vote later this month on legislation to raise new funds for roads, bridges and mass transit. Meanwhile, a vote has been delayed at the request of the governor.

10/03/2013

(State rep. Mike Turzai, speaking at the Pennsylvania Press Club in Harrisburg.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Legislative Leader Says Transportation Bill Will Get A House Vote

Even though he doesn’t support it, House majority leader Mike Turzai says he’s angling for a vote this fall on a state Senate-passed bill to increase transportation spending by $2½ billion per year.

09/23/2013

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Trial To Open On Lawfulness Of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania’s voter ID law heads back to court Monday after nearly a year in legal purgatory. Opening arguments begin this afternoon in a trial that is expected to last two weeks.

07/15/2013

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Corbett Agenda Hits Snag In Legislature

It appears lawmakers will have to work past their scheduled Sunday night recess to finish work on the budget.

06/29/2013

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House Leader: Members Prefer Gov’s Transportation Plan

State House Majority Leader Mike Turzai says members of his caucus tend to prefer a less expensive transportation funding proposal put forth by Governor Corbett.

06/23/2013

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Measures To Ease Philadelphia’s Transition To AVI Pass In State House

The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a pair of bills that would ease the impact of Mayor Michael Nutter’s initiative to overhaul property taxes in Philadelphia.

05/16/2013

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Pa. State House Tackles Liquor Privatization

The state House will tackle liquor privatization this week, and it starts with a committee vote on a bill expected to take place today.

03/18/2013

(This woman got a Penndot ID card in anticipation that she would need it to vote.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

2012 Year in Review: Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania’s controversial new voter ID law snagged national headlines for months this year, sparking protests and a major legal battle that reached the state Supreme Court.

12/27/2012

(Pa. state rep. Daryl Metcalfe, left, is interviewed by KDKA radio host Mike Pintek.  Credit: NewsRadio 1020 KDKA)

Sponsor of Pa. Voter ID Law Blames ‘Activist Judge’ For Tuesday’s Ruling

On a radio show in Pittsburgh, the sponsor of the bill — Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler County, left) — savaged the ruling.

10/02/2012

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Day Four Of Testimony In PA Voter ID Law Trial

The ACLU challenge to Pennsylvania’s voter ID law continues Monday in its fourth day of testimony, with even more state officials heading to the hot seat.

07/30/2012

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Opinion: Keystone Election Kops

Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.

07/10/2012

Budget Debate In Harrisburg

House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, an Allegheny County Republican, says the final version of the budget – negotiated by legislative leaders and the governor — is not very different from the version okayed by the Senate a few weeks ago.

06/28/2012

(Senator Vince Hughes speaking at a capitol news conference. Credit: Tony Romeo)

PA Democrats Unhappy With GOP Comments About New Voter ID Law

Democrats in the Pennsylvania legislature are pouncing on comments by the House Republican leader about the newly enacted, controversial voter ID law.

06/26/2012

Stigall Show Log 6.20.12

Chris discusses Mitt Romney’s hastily inclusion of Marco Rubio in the Vice-Presidential Sweepstakes. He talks to Kevin Cirilli about the Jerry Sandusky Trial and Tom McGrath about corruption of the PA Liquor Control Board, Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about the Phillies ending their losing streak last night, and to Matt Kibbe, President and CEO of Freedom Works, about his new book, Hostile Takeover

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/20/2012

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Pa. Liquor Store Privatization Is Dead For Time Being

The Pennsylvania House majority leader now says efforts to pass legislation that would privatize the sale of wine and liquor in the Commonwealth is on hold until at least the fall.

06/19/2012

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