HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement about the events in the nation’s capital in Washington, D.C., yesterday.
HARRISBURG – Four members of the House Economic Growth Caucus – Reps. Barb Gleim (R-Cumberland), Mike Jones (R-York), Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and Dawn Keefer (R-York) – today applauded the efforts of House leadership for voicing support for House Bill 1737 at a press conference in Hanover on Monday.
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives advanced a responsible, $32.1 billion budget on Thursday. Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny), who voted to approve the General Appropriations bill, issued the following statement in response.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) announced today that the Parkway West Career and Technology Center will receive a $49,700 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) for the purchase of new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand occupations.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) has announced that the Quaker Valley School District has been awarded funding totaling $84,322 from the Safe Schools Targeted Grant program.
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HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement after House Resolution 1032 passed the House State Government Committee. The resolution would form a House Select Committee on Election Integrity to review the conduct of the 2020 General Election to inform future legislation.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) today hosted the House Majority Policy Committee for a virtual hearing with health care and elected officials on COVID-19 effects on frontline workers, health systems and health care delivery.
WHAT: Reps. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) will host the House Majority Policy Committee for a virtual discussion with health care officials and elected officials on COVID-19 effects on health care innovation and delivery. The focus will be how do people safely move on to live normal lives during this critical time and how do elected leaders make sure frontline workers are allotted the necessary funding to serve the public.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today expressed dismay that the Pennsylvania Department of Health has still not answered her Right-to-Know request filed on Aug. 18 asking for information about the COVID Alert PA contact tracing app.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) voiced her displeasure as House Democrats voted to uphold Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of a bill that would have allowed Pennsylvania’s local school districts to make decisions regarding fall sports and activities.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 2787. The legislation would allow Pennsylvania’s local school districts to make decisions regarding fall sports and activities.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced that $500,000 in grants made possible through the Gaming Economic Development Fund (GEDF) were awarded for improvement projects in the 44th District.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today expressed disappointment following the failure of the House to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 Disaster Emergency veto, on the 180th day following issuance of his original declaration. The representative issued a statement after today’s vote on House Resolution 836, which needed to pass by a two-thirds majority required by the Constitution.
HARRISBURG – In order to prevent personal information from being used fraudulently, Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny), along with Moon Township, will host an Identity Theft and Shredding Event on Saturday, Sept. 12, to give residents of the 44th Legislative District a chance to safeguard themselves against identity theft by having their personal documents securely destroyed.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) will host a telephone town hall meeting Wednesday, Aug. 26, beginning at 6:45 p.m. The representative will be discussing mental health risks and concerns during the coronavirus pandemic. Gaydos will be joined by Dr. Tim Murphy, PhD, a licensed psychologist, specializing in resilience and recovery.
HARRISBURG – Legislation to curb improper payments by Pennsylvania’s Medicaid system recently passed the House of Representatives as House Bill 2353. The bill’s prime sponsor, Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny), made the following statement in light of its passage:
HARRISBURG — Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced that her legislation to increase transparency and consumer choice in the prescription drug marketplace has been signed into law as Act 67 of 2020.
HARRISBURG – House Republican members from Allegheny and Washington counties today expressed outrage at Gov. Tom Wolf’s statements that he plans to veto a government transparency bill (House Bill 2463) that addresses access to public records during a disaster declaration and received unanimous support from the Legislature. In response, Reps. Jason Ortitay (R-Allegheny/Washington), Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette), Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny), Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington), Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny), Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) and Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) issued the following statement: