HARRISBURG – Fire and emergency response organizations in the 44th Legislative District have been awarded $151,026 in grants from the state, Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) announced today.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced 10 projects in the 44th Legislative District received nearly $2.1 million in state grant funding from the Gaming Economic Development and Tourism Fund (GEDTF) program.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced more than $5.6 million in grants were awarded to projects throughout the 44th Legislative District through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) that would restore dental coverage for Medical Assistance recipients today passed the House of Representatives.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today issued the following statement in response to the House hurriedly pushing through a non-negotiable Tax Code Bill:
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.
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.
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.
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:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) issued the following statement after voting “no” to the state’s $45.5 billion state budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) today announced that communities in the 44th Legislative District in Allegheny County will receive more than $211,000 in Marcellus Shale impact fees.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) and Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) voted “no” on legislation that would unfairly shift property tax burdens to those in the suburbs. House Bill 788 would specifically allow only the City of Pittsburgh to exempt longtime homeowners from property tax increases should a countywide assessment occur.
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).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) cast a “no” vote for House Bill 300. Gaydos issued the following statement regarding her vote:
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) is teaming up with Sen. Devlin Robinson (R-Allegheny) and the Sewickley Valley YMCA to host National Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sewickley Valley YMCA.
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.