Bizzarro welcomes Erie Co. Community College to Millcreek Twp.

(Jun 30, 2022)

“Villa Maria Academy has been a vital asset in our community for 130 years,” Bizzarro said. “Like many members of the community, I was hopeful this facility would continue to serve the educational needs of Erie students. So I’m pleased to see Erie County Community College stepping forward to take advantage of a centrally located facility that is conveniently located for all Erie County residents.” Read more


House Democratic Leaders: Supreme Court decision will cost lives

(Jun 24, 2022)

“Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision will hurt women’s access to health care, disproportionately harming people of color and those struggling financially. While abortion is still safe and legal here in Pennsylvania despite the court’s decision, the truth is the commonwealth is one vote away from criminalizing women’s health care and the dire consequences that it would prompt – higher maternal mortality rates, spikes in unsafe abortions, and the prosecution of doctors and nurses who provide necessary health care. Because let’s be honest: outlawing abortion doesn’t stop abortion. Read more


Our plan would end price gouging and protect the people

(Jun 15, 2022)

House Democrats have a plan to protect the people now and build a fairer economy for the future. Read more


End Price Gouging and Protect the People

(Jun 14, 2022)

America is supposed to be the land of opportunity, where working hard gets you ahead, but in 2022, price gouging and corporate greed are leaving working families behind and hurting the small local businesses that are the cornerstones of our communities. Read more


Bizzarro: Time to pump the brakes on Pa. gas price hikes

(Jun 10, 2022)

Preying on Pennsylvanians at the pump in a time of economic crisis is unfair and we are calling on our colleagues to join us and stop this highway robbery. Read more


Bizzarro: More than $1M awarded to region from PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency

(Jun 08, 2022)

Erie County is receiving $1.02 million in funding to improve probation services, strengthen services for sexual assault victims, and respond to student mental health needs. Read more


RELEASE: Bizzarro announces $22,500 grant for Presque Isle Light Station

(Jun 07, 2022)

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, announced $22,500 in grant funding has been awarded to the Presque Isle Light Station to help complete a restoration project. Read more


$530,714 awarded to eight Erie County tech businesses

(May 12, 2022)

Today, state Rep. Bizzarro, D-Erie, applauded tax credits awarded to innovators in Erie County through the Keystone Innovation Zone, a program supporting entrepreneurship in Pennsylvania. Read more


Hearing explores what happens without PA School Audit Bureau

(May 04, 2022)

HARRISBURG, May 4 – During a hearing today, lawmakers explored the impact of the auditor general’s closing of its School Audit Bureau, which laid off employees, and unilaterally decided school compliance audits would no longer happen in Pennsylvania. Read more


Policy hearing discusses ATVs and dirt bikes terrorizing PA streets

(May 03, 2022)

Lawmakers from across Pennsylvania attended a hearing today about ATV riders and dirt bike enthusiasts taking to the streets, terrorizing law-abiding traffic, and threatening their own safety and anyone in their path. Read more


Policy Hearing: Opioids and Treatment Options

(May 02, 2022)

Lawmakers gather in Allentown to hear from those impacted by and trying to treat a raging opioid addiction crisis in Pennsylvania. Read more


Millcreek and Fairview receiving money for waste and recycling programs

(Apr 27, 2022)

Today, state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, applauded the administration for sending more than $1.47 million to the region to bolster its future recycling efforts. Read more


Policy hearing explores cash bail in PA

(Apr 27, 2022)

During a PA House Democratic Policy Committee hearing today in Harrisburg, lawmakers explored cash bail in Pennsylvania and what eliminating it here would do to address systemic business and community issues. State Reps. Summer Lee and Peter Schweyer held the hearing at this morning at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. Read more


State money to fund projects in Erie, Millcreek, and Waterford

(Apr 26, 2022)

More than seven million dollars is being allocated to fund projects that could boost the regional economy. Read more


Erie Delegation: $7.75 million coming to boost regional economy

(Apr 22, 2022)

State Reps. Ryan Bizzarro, Pat Harkins and Bob Merski, D-Erie, today announced the approval of $7.75 million in funding for four economic development projects in Erie County. Read more


Helping The Helpers: Policy Hearing About Supporting EMS In PA

(Apr 21, 2022)

State Senator Katie Muth (D- Berks/Chester/Montgomery), chair of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee joined Senator Lindsey Williams (D-Allegheny), state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro (D-Erie) and state Rep. Nick Pisciottano (D-Allegheny) to host a roundtable discussion yesterday on various issues facing Pennsylvania’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies. Read more


Rep. Bizzarro: Grant to help kids connect with local waterways

(Apr 20, 2022)

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, applauded today’s announcement from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that almost $20,000 is coming to Erie County to fund environmental programs for young people. Read more


Rep. Bizzarro: Grant connects Edinboro business district, university

(Apr 20, 2022)

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, today announced a total of $420,000 has been awarded to Edinboro to improve the pedestrian connection between the downtown business district and Edinboro University Read more


Edinboro gets grant for sidewalk from University to downtown

(Apr 20, 2022)

Edinboro is about to get a little more walkable. Grant funding is aiming to build sidewalks along Route 6N from the business district to the Edinboro University entrance. A grant of $420,000 was announced on April 20. The grant will provide 2,150 feet of sidewalk improving safety and better access to services. Read more


BIZZARRO: St. Jude the Apostle Church receives grant

(Apr 14, 2022)

“We must ensure the safety of anyone who works, prays or visits any of the brick-and-mortar places of worship in our region,” Bizzarro said. “I voted to establish this grant program in 2019 and I’m glad to see these funds coming to St Jude the Apostle Church, one of our largest churches.” Read more