Is Your Department Ready?

Feb. 22, 2024 / Embed

Rep. Natalie Mihalek questions Ag Sec. Russell Redding on why certain programs were increased in the budget, and how the department will handle leading the Governor’s proposal for adult use cannabis in Pennsylvania.

Responding to Gov. Shapiro's Budget Address

Feb. 06, 2024 / Embed

PA State Rep. Natalie Mihalek speaks on the governor's budget address

Department Needs to Face Reality

Apr. 12, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Natalie Mihalek makes a plea to L&I to come visit her district office to fully understand the UC issues constituents are facing.

Impact on Pennsylvanians' Energy Bills

Mar. 23, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Mihalek grills DEP on the legal challenges to RGGI regulations and how any revenues from the program will be spent.

Partnering with private industry

Mar. 23, 2023 / Embed

Rep. Natalie Mihalek questions how the DCNR Office of Outdoor Recreation will be working with private industry.

Student Transportation Funding Cuts Questioned

Mar. 20, 2023 / Embed

For most students, getting on a yellow school bus with other similarly aged students every morning is just part of their daily routine. But for many it’s not. For too many students across this Commonwealth, as young as kindergarten, they could only wish for this type of luxury. Across Pennsylvania, students are being given a bus pass in lieu of appropriate transportation to and from school. Rep. Mihalek questioned the Department of Education about this issue because the budget proposed by the new governor actually cuts pupil transportation funding.

House Bill 2492 Press Conference

Apr. 21, 2022 / Embed

Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington), joined by Rep. Dan Miller (D-Allegheny), hosted a press conference with Allegheny County-area first responders to discuss House Bill 2492. The legislation proposes to establish a Type 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team in western Pennsylvania.

Making Certain Human Services Dollars are Spent as Intended

Mar. 09, 2022 / Embed

Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) asked the Department of Human Services about a proposed increase in funding for mental health services during the 2022 House Appropriations Budget Hearings.

Asking if More Money Equates to Better Student Performance

Mar. 07, 2022 / Embed

During the 2022 House Appropriations Budget Hearings, Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) asked the Department of Education if the proposed 23.6% increase in spending will result in stronger outcomes.

Pressing the Administration for Unemployment Compensation Failures

Mar. 02, 2022 / Embed

As legislators continue to help constituents sort through unemployment compensation delays, Rep. Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington) asked the Department of Labor and Industry about the issues during the 2022 House Appropriations Budget Hearings.