Mihalek and Other House Members Introduce Safer Pennsylvania Act

Jun. 23, 2021 /

Mihalek and Other House Members Introduce Safer Pennsylvania Act

HARRISBURG – Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington), along with several other House members, introduced a package of bills titled the Safer Pennsylvania Act. The package is designed to ensure that victims feel safe and supported after a traumatic experience, and that the criminal justice system is equipped to increase public safety outcomes.

House Passes Mihalek’s Bill to Protect Human Trafficking Victims

May. 26, 2021 /

House Passes Mihalek’s Bill to Protect Human Trafficking Victims

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives has passed Rep. Natalie Mihalek’s (R-Allegheny/Washington) bill to protect victims of human trafficking. House Bill 246 amends the human trafficking statute to prohibit defendants from introducing evidence of a human trafficking victim’s past sexual victimization and allegations of past sexual victimization.

Mihalek Announces CFA Grant for Allegheny County

Apr. 21, 2021 /

ALLEGHENY – Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) announced that Allegheny County was awarded a Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) grant in the amount of $150,000. The Miracle League of the South Hills Inc. requested a Greenways, Trails and Recreation fund grant to improve an existing baseball field in Upper St. Clair Township. The grant will be used for concession stand construction.

Mihalek Proposes Tax Changes to Boost Economic Recovery

Feb. 17, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. She is working to create a responsible budget that limits state spending and does not raise any taxes. Mihalek issued the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget and what she is proposing instead:

Mihalek Appointed to Appropriations Committee

Jan. 27, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) was recently appointed to the House Appropriations Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session. This marks five committees she serves on: Appropriations, Judiciary, Human Services, Liquor Control, and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness.

Mihalek Continues Her Fight to End Domestic Violence

Oct. 27, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – With October being designated as national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) has been very active in helping to put a stop to this criminal act in Pennsylvania.

House Republicans Unveil Bills to Drive the Commonwealth’s COVID Comeback

Oct. 09, 2020 /

WHAT: Rep. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), House Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and other state representatives will unveil a pro-jobs, recovery-focused legislative package designed to achieve Pennsylvania’s better normal. The initiative, “Commonwealth’s COVID Comeback,” would rebound the economy by incentivizing manufacturing with no new taxes or fees following the pandemic.

Mihalek Introduces Legislation to Establish Grant Program to Support Pennsylvania Nonprofit Organizations

Jul. 28, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Today, Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) announced that she has introduced legislation to establish a grant program to support the Commonwealth's human services system. Referred to as the Nonprofit Economic Emergency Delivery System (NEEDS) Grants Program, the initiative will focus on the more than 8,500 nonprofit organizations that provide critical services for Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable population, while employing a significant percentage of the Commonwealth’s workforce.

Allegheny, Washington County Legislators Urge Governor to Sign Bill to Address Access to Public Records during Disaster Emergency

Jul. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican members from Allegheny and Washington counties today expressed outrage at Gov. Tom Wolf’s statements that he plans to veto a government transparency bill (House Bill 2463) that addresses access to public records during a disaster declaration and received unanimous support from the Legislature. In response, Reps. Jason Ortitay (R-Allegheny/Washington), Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette), Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny), Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington), Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny), Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) and Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) issued the following statement: