Topper, Ortitay Warner Issue Statement on BEF Commission

Sep. 15, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – As the Republican House members on the Basic Education Funding Commission, Republican chairman of the House Education Committee Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Fulton) and Reps. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) and Ryan Warner (R-Fayette) issued the following statement:

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program to Expand Next Year, Ortitay Says

Aug. 07, 2023 /

BRIDGEVILLE – Thanks to a new law supported by Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) next year more than 150,000 additional Pennsylvania seniors and people with disabilities will be eligible for the Commonwealth’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program.

State Budget Not Really Done, Ortitay Says

Jul. 07, 2023 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) issued the following statement in response to the $45.55 billion Fiscal Year 2023-24 budget that the House passed Wednesday evening:

State Misses Opportunity to Advance Literacy, Ortitay Says

Jul. 06, 2023 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today expressed disappointment that legislation he authored to advance early literacy for Pennsylvania’s children failed to be included in the 2023-24 state budget.

Ortitay to Host Shredding Event

Jun. 27, 2023 /

BRIDGEVILLE — As a free service to the community, Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) will be holding a shredding event on Saturday, July 8, at the Canonsburg VFW Post 191 to give residents of the 46th Legislative District a chance to safeguard themselves against identity theft by having their personal documents securely destroyed.

Local Projects to Benefit from State Gaming Funds, Ortitay Says

Mar. 16, 2023 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced that more than $1.6 million in Local Share Account grants from gaming revenues were awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to projects within the 46th Legislative District.

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.