Gaydos: Governor’s Budget is a Spending Spree with Your Money

Feb. 06, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Gov. Josh Shapiro today presented his $48.34 billion state budget proposal to the General Assembly, which is an increase in state appropriations of $3.7 billion or 8.4% over the current fiscal year. This amount far surpasses the current rate of inflation. Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) issued the following response to the governor’s proposal.

Gaydos Votes Against Adding More Debt to the Commonwealth’s Pension System

Nov. 16, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – In her commitment to fiscal responsibility, Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) voted against legislation that would significantly increase the already unsustainable state’s pension fund liability by enhancing retirement benefits for state employees and teachers who retired before July 1, 2001.

Gaydos Voter Motor Efficiency Bill More Vital Than Ever After Shapiro Action

Sep. 25, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – In light of the governor’s recent announcement to implement an automatic voter registration when Commonwealth residents obtain or renew a PennDOT driver’s license or photo identification card, Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today called on the House to act on her bill to automatically interconnect all state agency data and information collection and services so that records match, government can operate more efficiently and citizens may get the most of the government for which they pay.

Gaydos, Kinkead Hear from Constituents Concerning Assistance for Landslide-Prone Victims

Sep. 21, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – During a town hall meeting on Wednesday in Sewickley, Allegheny County, state Reps. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and Emily Kinkead (D-Allegheny) discussed their legislation to create a new insurance program for homeowners living in landslide-prone areas, as well as assistance to local governments that wish to mitigate the risk of landslides within their communities.

Gaydos, Kinkead to Host Town Hall Meeting on Proposed Landslide Legislation

Sep. 19, 2023 /

WHAT: Reps. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and Emily Kinkead (D-Allegheny) will be hosting a town hall meeting to discuss proposed legislation that would create a new insurance program for homeowners living in landslide-prone areas, as well as assist local governments that wish to mitigate the risk of landslides within their communities.

Gaydos Issues Statement, State Budget Now Law

Aug. 04, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – The state Senate returned to session on Thursday to sign the General Appropriations bill, which is the primary piece of the state’s 2023-24 budget. The bill was then sent to Gov. Josh Shapiro, who signed it into law. Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement:

Gaydos Introduces Equity in Education Legislation

May. 10, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation that would require school districts to begin to compile information listing the number of gifted children has been introduced by Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny).

Gaydos Named to Liquor Committee Leadership Team

May. 02, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) announced today she has been appointed by House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) to serve as the Republican secretary of the House Liquor Control Committee for a second term.

Rep. Gaydos, Sen. Robinson, Sewickley Valley YMCA to Host National Healthy Kids Day

Apr. 26, 2023 /

WHAT: National Healthy Kids Day is the YMCA’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of children and families. For more than 30 years, YMCAs and their communities have hosted free community events aimed to inspire kids and families to keep their minds and bodies active throughout the summer months and beyond.

Gaydos Named to America250PA Commission

Mar. 23, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced she was recently appointed by former Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) to be the House Republican Caucus designee for the Pennsylvania Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial (America250PA). In addition, she was chosen to be a member of the Fundraising and Historical Preservation committees.