Agenda & Testimony: Organ Donation and Tissue Regeneration

(Jul 29, 2021)

Agenda and testimony Read more

 

Economic Impact of Local Breweries, Distilleries and Wineries

(Jul 29, 2021)

A hearing on the economic impact of local breweries, distilleries and wineries hosted by Rep. Bob Merski. Read more

 

Policy Hearing: Lake Erie College of Medicine

(Jul 29, 2021)

A tour of Lake Erie College of Medicine with Erie Representatives Bob Merski, Pat Harkins and Ryan Bizzarro. Read more

 

Touring Presque Isle State Park

(Jul 29, 2021)

A tour and roundtable discussion with DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn. Read more

 

Tourism, jobs, sustainability and more focus of Policy Committee tour, discussion at Kennywood Amusement Park

(Jul 28, 2021)

West Mifflin, July 28 -- Today’s House Democratic Policy Committee tour at Kennywood highlighted the far-reaching impacts and boosts Kennywood and other state amusement parks have on the communities they call home. State Reps. Nick Pisciottano and Austin Davis welcomed chairman Ryan Bizzarro and members of the Policy Committee to Kennywood for a tour of the facility and round table on the jobs it brings to the region and further economic impacts on the tourism industry, trades and more. “Kennywood remains an economic driver for the Mon Valley, bringing in families from near and far,” said Davis, Vice Chair of the Policy Committee and chairman of the Allegheny County Delegation. “I continue to support efforts to boost tourism and recreational opportunities at Kennywood and other destinations like it across Pennsylvania, especially as they rebuild from the pandemic. Today’s discussion opened up pathways for solutions to boost our state’s finest attractions and keep them running for years to come.” “As a member of the House Tourism and Recreation Committee, I’ve been touring several great attractions across Allegheny County this summer, including Kennywood,” said state Rep. Nick Pisciottano, D-Allegheny. “We know that many tourism sites across our state are continuing to recover from the pandemic, and we had a productive conversation about the best ways we can support them and help Read more

 

Economic Impact of PA's Tourism Industry

(Jul 28, 2021)

Rep. Nick Pisciottano is hosting the House Democratic Policy Committee for a look at the economic impact of Pennsylvania's tourism industry. The tour and roundtable discussion will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 28 at Kennywood Amusement Park, 4800 Kennywood Blvd., West Mifflin, PA 15122. Read more

 

Organ & Tissue Regeneration & Developments

(Jul 27, 2021)

A House Democratic Policy Committee tour and roundtable discussion at the Center for Organ Recovery and Education. Read more

 

The power of solar is highlight of Policy Committee tour and roundtable discussion in Millvale

(Jul 26, 2021)

MILLVALE, July 26 -- State Rep. Sara Innamorato hosted the House Democratic Policy Committee for a look at how Millvale is crafting sustainable community solutions that could be models for the rest of the state. Zaheen Hussain, former director of sustainability and Millvale Ecodistrict coordinator and Joseph McLaughlin, microgrid educational program coordinator provided a tour of Millvale Food and Energy Hub, showcasing their community sustainability efforts, including their solar energy microgrid. “The community of Millvale is no stranger to the harmful effects of pollution and has become a leader in community efforts to move toward cleaner, renewable energy. It’s important for residents to have a say in the future of their neighborhoods,” said Innamorato. “That’s why I am pleased to host the House Democratic Policy Committee in Millvale to talk about the positive impacts community-led initiatives on solar and renewable energy can have on our state. Our tour of the Millvale Food and Energy Hub will drive important legislation to help make Pennsylvania a cleaner, greener place to live, work, and play.” Chairman Ryan Bizzarro added, “This was a great opportunity to see how communities can be revitalized, while maintaining affordability for those in the community. Economic opportunities, family-sustaining jobs, and growth are at the center of green-collar prospects, and I thank Rep. Innamorato for hosting the committee to see Read more

 

Committee to discuss pandemic impact on PA’s tourism economy

(Jul 26, 2021)

WEST MIFFLIN, July 26 – The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic impact of amusement parks on the regional economy is the topic of a tour and hearing hosted by state Rep. Nick Pisciottano. The tour will start at 9 a.m. on July 28th at Kennywood, 4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122. The media is encouraged to attend and media inquiries may be submitted via email to policy@pahouse.net . Pisciottano, D-Allegheny, will be joined by committee chair, Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, Allegheny County Delegation Chairman Austin Davis and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee to discuss the impacts of the pandemic on amusement parks, and their role in supporting the local economy and providing employment opportunities. Information about this and other House Democratic Policy Committee hearings can be found at www.pahouse.com/policycommittee . Read more

 

Solar Energy - A Tour + Roundtable Discussion

(Jul 26, 2021)

A tour and roundtable discussion with Rep. Sara Innamorato Read more

 

Policy Committee explores organ donation, tissue regeneration efforts

(Jul 23, 2021)

PITTSBURGH, July 23 – Expanding organ donation efforts in Pennsylvania is the focus of a tour and roundtable discussion with University of Pittsburgh Institute for Regenerative Medicine hosted by state Rep. Mary Jo Daley. The tour and roundtable will be held Tuesday, July 27th at 10 a.m. at the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) located at 204 Sigma Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15238. Media inquiries may be submitted via email to policy@pahouse.net. Rep. Mary Jo Daley, D-Montgomery, will be joined by committee chair, Rep. Ryan Bizzarro and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee to discuss recent legislation to expand organ donation efforts as well as medical developments in creating tissues for transplant. Information about this and other House Democratic Policy Committee hearings can be found at www.pahouse.com/policy . Read more

 

Policy Committee to discuss community solar projects, clean building practices

(Jul 23, 2021)

MILLVALE, July 22, 2021 – Supporting green building options and how they impact communities is the focus of an upcoming tour and roundtable hosted by state Representative Sara Innamorato, D-Allegheny. The tour and roundtable will be held Monday, July 26th at 2 p.m. at Millvale Food + Energy Hub , located at 112 E. Sherman Street, Millvale, PA 15209. Media inquiries may be submitted via email to policy@pahouse.net. Rep. Innamorato will be joined by the committee chair, Rep. Ryan Bizzarro and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee to discuss options for incorporating green energy and sustainability practices into community rehabilitation and building projects. Information about this and other House Democratic Policy Committee hearings can be found at www.pahouse.com/policycommittee . Read more

 

Tour + Hearing: The Economic Impact of the Tourism Industry

(Jul 21, 2021)

Rep. Nick Pisciottano is hosting the House Democratic Policy for a tour and roundtable discussion on the economic impact of Pennsylvania's tourism industry. Read more

 

Organ & Tissue Regeneration & Developments

(Jul 21, 2021)

A tour and roundtable discussion at CORE, The Center for Organ Recovery and Education. Read more

 

Carbon Capture

(Jul 21, 2021)

Carbon capture and its place in limiting greenhouse gas emissions and contributing to the green economy will be explored at a hearing hosted by state Rep. Joe Hohenstein Read more

 

Carbon Capture & PA's Energy Future - Testimony

(Jul 20, 2021)

Testimony from Rep. Joe Hohenstein's hearing on carbon capture and Pennsylvania's energy future. Read more

 

Carbon capture and Pennsylvania’s energy future focus of Wednesday hearing in Philadelphia

(Jul 20, 2021)

PHILADELPHIA, July 20 – Carbon capture and its place in limiting greenhouse gas emissions and contributing to the green economy will be explored at a hearing hosted by state Rep. Joe Hohenstein. The hearing will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 21 at the Port of Philadelphia, 3460 N. Delaware Ave., 19134. The media is invited to attend and media inquiries may be submitted via email to policy@pahouse.net . Hohenstein, D-Phila., will be joined by Vice Chair Mary Isaacson and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee to discuss nationwide efforts to support carbon capture and its impact on the economy and environment. Information about this and other House Democratic Policy Committee hearings can be found at www.pahouse.com/policycommittee . ### CONTACT: Nicole Brunner The Office of State Representative Ryan Bizzarro Phone: 717-645-7316 Email: nbrunner@pahouse.net Read more

 

Agriculture and Jobs of the Future - Testimony

(Jul 20, 2021)

Testimony on Rep. Christina Sappey's House Democratic Policy Committee on the mushroom industry, agriculture and jobs of the future. Read more

 

Solar Energy - A Tour + Roundtable Discussion

(Jul 20, 2021)

A policy tour and roundtable on solar energy. Read more

 

The PA Mushroom Industry

(Jul 20, 2021)

A hearing on PA's mushroom industry and its impact on jobs and agriculture. Read more