Speaker Turzai, Members of the Allegheny County Delegation Ask Secretary of Health to Allow Hospitals to Open in Allegheny County

Apr. 27, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, joined by members of the Allegheny County House delegation, sent the attached letter to Dr. Rachel Levine, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, requesting she allow hospitals and health systems in the Allegheny County area to reopen to allow for the treatment of COVID-19 patients as well as the pre-planned, medically necessary surgeries that are currently being prevented.

Gaydos Suspends Walk-In Services Over COVID-19 Concerns

Mar. 16, 2020 /

MOON TOWNSHIP – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced that, effective immediately, her district office in Moon Township will suspend walk-in constituent services until further notice due to concerns about the coronavirus.

Gaydos Announces More Than $350K in School Safety Grants

Feb. 27, 2020 /

MOON TOWNSHIP — Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced the School Safety and Security Committee has awarded $356,450 in School Safety and Security Grants to school districts in the 44th Legislative District, including Avonworth, Moon Area, West Allegheny and Quaker Valley School Districts.

Gaydos Discusses Association Health Plan Legislation Before Insurance Committee TODAY

Jan. 21, 2020 /

WHAT: An informational meeting of the House Insurance Committee on H.B. 2200 (Gaydos), providing a mechanism for employers to join together and negotiate for discounted health insurance coverage in the same way large businesses purchase group insurance benefits. This would reduce costs for small businesses and help employers attract and retain a talented workforce.

Lawmakers, Advocates Highlight Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

Jan. 17, 2020 /

WHAT: A press conference to detail and answer questions about a package of bills to fight human trafficking. The package is designed to guarantee the safety of victims, protect their privacy and make it safer for them to testify against their abusers. Since 2007, there have been more than 1,200 human trafficking cases in the Commonwealth.

Lawmakers Unveil Bipartisan Bills to Fight Medicaid Fraud and Abuse

Jan. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – To ensure taxpayer dollars are used to fund the priorities of Pennsylvanians and not being used fraudulently or misspent, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers joined Attorney General Josh Shapiro to unveil a comprehensive plan to guarantee funding is being used on the people who truly need assistance.

Gaydos’ Drug Pricing Transparency Bill Unanimously Passes House

Nov. 21, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Seeking to increase transparency in prescription drug pricing, Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) announced today that House Bill 943, her bill to allow pharmacists to disclose cost-related information to patients, has unanimously passed the House of Representatives.

Gaydos Secures $491,267 in State Gaming Funds for Local Projects

Nov. 13, 2019 /

MOON TOWNSHIP – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced that she secured $491,267 in state gaming proceeds to benefit local projects within the 44th Legislative District. The funds were officially approved by the Gaming Economic Development Fund (GEDF).

Metcalfe, Gaydos Discuss Successful Implementation of Employee Stock Ownership Plans at Nicklas Supply Inc.

Nov. 07, 2019 /

Metcalfe, Gaydos Discuss Successful Implementation of Employee Stock Ownership Plans at Nicklas Supply Inc.

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP – Representatives Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) and Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) participated in a sit-down conversation/tour on Wednesday with the ownership and staff of Nicklas Plumbing Inc. and several financial experts to discuss the many benefits and advantages that Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) have for family-owned businesses, communities and the economy.

Metcalfe, Gaydos, Financial Experts to Demonstrate Success of Employee Stock Ownership Plans at Family-Owned Plumbing Wholesaler

Nov. 04, 2019 /

WHAT: Representatives Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) and Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) will participate in a sit-down conservation/tour with the ownership and staff of Nicklas Plumbing Inc. and several financial experts to discuss the many benefits and advantages that Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) have for family-owned businesses, communities and the economy.

Gaydos Announces Grants for Improvements in the 44th District

Oct. 23, 2019 /

MOON TOWNSHIP – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced grants totaling $250,000 for improvements in the municipalities of Crescent, Moon and Ohio townships and Sewickley Borough. The grants were formally approved by the Department of Community and Economic Development.

Safe School Grants Awarded, Says Gaydos

Oct. 18, 2019 /

MOON TOWNSHIP – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced $44,325.56 in Safe Schools Grants have been awarded to three school districts in the 44th District by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).

Gaydos to Host Homeowner Association Informational Seminar on Oct. 3

Oct. 01, 2019 /

CRESCENT TOWNSHIP – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) will be hosting a Homeowners Association (HOA) Informational Seminar on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 6-8 p.m., at the Crescent Township Volunteer Fire Department, on McGovern Boulevard, State Route 51 in Crescent Township.

Gaydos Secures State Funding for Project Near Airport

Aug. 01, 2019 /

HARRISBURG — Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced the release of $1 million in state funds toward the development of the Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus – Phase Two in Findlay Township.

Gaydos Urges Investigation of Outside Activists Housed in State Agency

Jul. 16, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and seven other House Republicans have sent a request to House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) and House Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) requesting they send the House Oversight Committee a referral to investigate the alleged installation of partisan lawyers within the Pennsylvania Department of Environment Protection.

Gaydos Supports State Budget Plan That Includes No Tax Increases

Jun. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) voted in favor of a $33.997 billion state budget proposal that will continue to grow the state’s economy, educate students and help create new jobs while at the same time features no new taxes, no tax increases and no additional fees to the people of the Commonwealth.