Fairness, Continuity Emphasized During Redistricting Hearing, Says Mercuri

Jan. 04, 2022 /

MCCANDLESS – In order to account for shifts in population, congressional and legislative districts must be redrawn every 10 years to ensure fairness and equal representation for Pennsylvanians. But what if both principles are absent? Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) hosted a House Majority Policy Committee hearing today to discuss how the Legislative Reapportionment Commission’s (LRC) redistricting map for the state House impacts communities and their constituencies.

Mercuri Says Preliminary State Redistricting Maps Unconstitutional

Dec. 17, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The state Legislative Reapportionment Commission (LRC) today approved a preliminary redistricting map for the state House of Representatives and Senate. The vote to accept the preliminary plan for the new House map passed with a 3-2 vote with Chairman Mark Nordenberg voting in favor of the maps. Following the vote, Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) issued this statement.

Funding Secured for The Woodlands Foundation to Help Residents, Says Mercuri

Dec. 07, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) announced today that The Woodlands Foundation in Marshall Township will receive $2 million in funding from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to continue to serve children and adults with disabilities and chronic illness on the campus.

Funding Addresses Traffic Congestion Issues in 28th District

Nov. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) announced today the Township of Pine will receive $400,000 in funding from the Multimodal Transportation Fund Program, which is administered by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).

Mercuri: Proposal by Gov. Wolf Goes Against Good Governance, Fairness

Nov. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) released the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to offer five days of “verification leave” to be used between Dec. 20, 2021, and March 31, 2022, if an administration employee provides proof that they received the COVID-19 vaccine. Any leave time not used by these employees will be paid back to them.

Mercuri’s Remote Mortgage Bill Passes Senate Committee

Oct. 28, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) announced today his bill to update Pennsylvania’s Banking code to no longer restrict mortgage originations to within 100 miles of physical branch locations, passed the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee.

Dr. Jay Passavant’s Impact Will Always Be Felt, Says Mercuri

Aug. 23, 2021 /

WEXFORD – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement on the passing of Dr. Jay Passavant, the founding pastor of North Way Christian Community, who passed away peacefully at his home in the town of McCandless yesterday.

Mercuri, Mizgorski Co-Host Hearing on Growing Pennsylvania’s Economy, Jobs of the Future

Jul. 28, 2021 /

GIBSONIA – As we continue to push past the COVID-19 pandemic, the question remains: How do we get Pennsylvania’s economy back on track? Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) and Rep. Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny) co-hosted a panel consisting of education, innovation and economic growth leaders who testified before the House Majority Policy Committee on Wednesday to discuss how the economy could reach its peak.

Mercuri Supports Fiscally Responsible Budget

Jun. 25, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) is standing up for taxpayers by voting in favor of a fiscally responsible state budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year. Mercuri issued the following statement:

Mercuri: ‘Voting Security, Integrity Non-Negotiable’

Jun. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) joined the majority of his colleagues from the House of Representatives in voting in favor of House Bill 1300, known as the Voting Rights Protection Act, which he co-sponsored.

Mercuri’s Mortgage Broker Bill Passes House of Representatives

Jun. 22, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) announced today his bill to allow for remote mortgage origination to continue and allow Pennsylvania’s mortgage brokers to continue working as they are now, whether remotely or in a licensed location, overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives.