HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) today announced 12 fire and emergency medical services (EMS) companies in the 28th Legislative District will collectively receive nearly $170,000 in state grants through the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program.
HARRISBURG – Today, Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) released the following statement regarding Gov. Josh Shapiro’s 2024-25 state budget address. Shapiro’s initial proposal is a $48.34 billion budget for the fiscal year, increasing state spending by $3.7 billion, or 8.4%, over the current fiscal year.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R- Allegheny) today announced the approval of near $870,000 in state funding for various projects across the 28th District consisting of projects in Richland, Hampton, and West Deer Townships.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the rise in antisemitism in Pennsylvania and recognizing more needs to be done in Pennsylvania’s education system following congressional testimony by former University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill, several House Republicans Monday announced an upcoming package of legislation aimed at combatting antisemitism in Pennsylvania’s education system.
WHO: Reps. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne), Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny), Kristin Marcell (R-Bucks), Joe Hogan (R-Bucks) and other House Republican members.
HARRISBURG – House Republicans have been fighting to safeguard government information and prevent any disruption in the vital roles that government plays in Pennsylvania communities. House Bill 573 would require annual reports submitted to the governor contain an assessment of any potential weaknesses or risks that may exist within an administrative department.
WHAT: Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) will join members of the House Appropriations and Education committees for two hearings examining aspects of education in the Commonwealth. He is serving as designee for the House Education Committee chairman.
WEXFORD – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) is inviting area residents to his upcoming Community Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. to noon at the AHN Wexford Health and Wellness Pavilion.
WHAT: Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) will join LUCA.ai officials for a donation presentation to Provident Charter School and interactive demonstration of LUCA software.
WHAT: Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) will take part in a panel discussion hosted by Americans for Prosperity-Pennsylvania on Pennsylvania’s budget impasse, modernization of the energy sector and workforce needed to bring the Commonwealth forward. The event will conclude with a question-and-answer period.
HARRISBURG – Following passage of the state budget in the House of Representatives Wednesday evening, Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) expressed disapproval of the process that led to the governor abandoning a recent pledge to include Lifeline Scholarships which would have provided educational choices to parents and students in the bottom performing schools across the state, a move that will continue to leave behind students who need help the most.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement about the passage of legislation that would unfairly provide property tax relief only to long-term residents of the City of Pittsburgh.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) hosted a House Republican Policy Committee hearing Thursday to discuss Pennsylvania’s role in promoting cutting-edge manufacturing and how to prepare the workforce for the jobs of tomorrow.
WHAT: Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) will host a policy hearing to discuss Pennsylvania’s role in promoting cutting edge manufacturing and how to prepare the workforce for the jobs of tomorrow.
HARRISBURG –Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) announced he will serve on the House Finance, Education and Government Oversight committees for the 2023-24 legislative session. In addition, he will serve as vice chair of the House Republican Policy Committee.
HARRISBURG – Today, Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) shared his own thoughts and issued the following statement on Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget proposal for the 2023-24 fiscal year. This year’s budget proposal of $45.8 billion is a 6% increase over the previous budget.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) and Arvind Venkat (D-Allegheny) have introduced legislation to protect children from assault by preventing sexually violent predators from residing near schools.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) announced today that he plans to introduce bipartisan legislation that will strengthen Megan’s Law by closing a loophole that will prevent sexually violent predators from living close to sensitive areas, such as school districts.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) announced today that Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Wexford Hospital will receive $1 million in funding from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to be used to add parking to accommodate the growth of the campus.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rob Mercuri (R-Allegheny) announced he was elected to the Point Park University Board of Trustees.