Gaydos Issues Statement on Pennsylvania’s Budget

Nov. 20, 2020 /

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.

Gaydos Announces Area Career and Technical Center Receives Grant

Nov. 19, 2020 /

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.

Gaydos, Puskaric to Highlight COVID-19 Health Care Impacts During House Majority Policy Committee Meeting

Oct. 05, 2020 /

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.

Gaydos Blasts Wolf, Says Let Parents Watch Children Play Sports

Sep. 22, 2020 /

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.

Gaydos Disappointed in Failed Attempt to Override Wolf’s COVID-19 Disaster Emergency

Sep. 02, 2020 /

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.

Gaydos, Moon Township to Host Free ID Theft, Shredding Event

Sep. 01, 2020 /

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.

Gaydos to Conduct Live Telephone Town Hall Meeting Aug. 26

Aug. 24, 2020 /

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.

Gaydos Highlights Need for Medicaid Payment Reform

Jul. 31, 2020 /

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:

Gaydos’ Prescription Drug Pricing Bill Signed into Law

Jul. 23, 2020 /

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.

Allegheny, Washington County Legislators Urge Governor to Sign Bill to Address Access to Public Records during Disaster Emergency

Jul. 22, 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: