Ortitay Appointed to Three Committees

Mar. 09, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) announced he has been assigned to the Education, Environmental Resources and Energy, and Transportation committees for the 2023-24 Legislative Session.

Time to Act Now to Prevent Sexual Harassment by House Members

Feb. 22, 2023 /

On Jan. 27, in Philadelphia, during one of the stops of the Speaker’s Workgroup to Move Pennsylvania Forward listening tour, an allegation of sexual harassment was made against a sitting member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Ortitay Secures Grants for South Fayette

Nov. 15, 2022 /

BRIDGEVILLE – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced he secured more than $150,000 in Gaming Economic Development and Tourism Fund (GEDTF) Program funds for South Fayette Township.

House Approves Ortitay Resolution to Identify Ways PennDOT Can Improve

Sep. 21, 2022 /

HARRISBURG — The House today passed a resolution authored by Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) to compare PennDOT’s practices in maintaining and completing infrastructure projects to other similar states.

Ortitay Appointed to Basic Education Funding Commission

Aug. 15, 2022 /

HARRISBURG — Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) recently appointed Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) to be one of two representatives from the House Republican Caucus on the Basic Education Funding Commission.

PennDOT Becomes Desperate After Losing Court Case Regarding Tolling

Jul. 20, 2022 /

HARRISBURG — This week PennDOT offered a settlement to Bridgeville Borough and South Fayette and Collier townships in a lawsuit the three won against PennDOT related to its bridge tolling scheme. If accepted, PennDOT promised to not appeal the municipalities’ victory to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, said Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny).

Ortitay Comments on Final State Budget

Jul. 08, 2022 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to passage of the Fiscal Year 2022-23 state budget:

Ortitay Pleased Commonwealth Court Rules Against PennDOT’s Tolling Plan

Jun. 30, 2022 /

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court today ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by Bridgeville Borough and South Fayette and Collier townships against PennDOT, finding the agency has no authority to implement its plan to toll nine bridges across the Commonwealth. Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), who has spearheaded the fight against the tolling plan, issued the following statement:

Ortitay to Lead Hearing on Blockchain Technology

Jun. 07, 2022 /

WHAT: Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), chair of the House State Government Subcommittee on Government Operations, will lead a joint subcommittee public hearing with the Senate Communications and Technology Committee on blockchain technology and its impact on government operations.

Commonwealth Court Judge Halts PennDOT’s Tolling Plan

May. 18, 2022 /

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge Ellen Ceisler today issued a preliminary injunction ordering PennDOT to stop its work related to its plan to toll nine bridges throughout the Commonwealth until the full court can render a decision. In response, Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) issued the following statement:

Commonwealth Court Holds Hearing on Tolling Lawsuit

May. 18, 2022 /

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court today conducted a hearing on a lawsuit filed by South Fayette and Collier townships and Bridgeville Borough against PennDOT to halt its plans to include the I-79 bridge near the Bridgeville exit on its list of nine bridges throughout the Commonwealth that will be tolled under the public-private partnership (P3) bridge program, said Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny).