Westmoreland County House Members Respond to Budget Address

Feb. 06, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – After attending Gov. Josh Shapiro’s 90-minute budget address that calls for an 8.4% spending increase, raises the overall spend to a whopping $48.34 billion and blows through nearly $16 billion in surplus funds and Pennsylvania’s Rainy Day Fund, several House members from Westmoreland County issued the follow statements:

Davanzo: Grants Will Expand Recreation Opportunities

Jan. 16, 2024 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) announced today the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has awarded funds to two recreation projects in the 58th Legislative District through the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program.

Davanzo Bill Backs American Products

Jan. 08, 2024 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) today unveiled legislation that would require American-made products to be prioritized when the items are purchased for state government operations.

Grants Will Jumpstart Local Projects, Davanzo Says

Dec. 19, 2023 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) announced today the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has awarded funds to several local stormwater and sewer projects, including a much-need project in North Huntingdon Township.

New ‘America First of PA’ Caucus Will Focus on PA’s Real Issues

Dec. 13, 2023 /

WHAT: Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) and other House members will host a news conference to unveil the “America First of Pennsylvania” caucus. This group of legislators will focus on topics and concerns brought forth by hard-working Pennsylvania families whose voices have been silenced since the beginning of the current legislative session.

House Republicans: Gov. Shapiro Must Not Appeal RGGI Decision

Nov. 15, 2023 /

House Republicans: Gov. Shapiro Must Not Appeal RGGI Decision

HARRISBURG – Citing the loss of Pennsylvania jobs, inflated energy prices and lost economic opportunities to other states, several House Republican members today called on Gov. Josh Shapiro to accept the recent Commonwealth Court decision that Pennsylvania’s enrollment in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is unconstitutional and to appeal it.

Davanzo: Youghiogheny Wastewater Project Gets Funding Boost

Jul. 19, 2023 /

HARRISBURG - Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) announced today that the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) has approved a $20 million low-interest loan for a new treatment facility near the Youghiogheny River.

Davanzo Proposal is a Win for American Manufacturers

Jun. 28, 2023 /

HARRISBURG- An amendment authored by Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) to require the use of American-made products in solar energy projects at Pennsylvania schools was included in legislation that passed the House today. House Bill 1032 creates the Pennsylvania Solar for Schools Grant Program, which will provide financial assistance to schools to fund solar energy projects.

Lawmakers Welcome Champion Leopards to State Capitol

Apr. 27, 2023 /

Lawmakers Welcome Champion Leopards to State Capitol

The Belle Vernon Area Football Team was recognized for winning the 2022 PIAA Class AAA Championship in Harrisburg Wednesday. Players and coaches had an opportunity to meet Pennsylvania State Reps. Eric Davanzo and Ryan Warner, as well as Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward. The Leopards beat Neumann-Goretti 9-8 in December to win the school’s first PIAA football championship.

Davanzo’s Senior Expo Slated for Next Week

Apr. 12, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) is inviting area seniors, their families and caregivers to attend his Senior Expo on Thursday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rostraver Central Volunteer Fire Department, located at 1100 Fells Church Road in Rostraver.

Westmoreland Delegation Lauds Broadband Plan

Jan. 19, 2023 /

WESTMORELAND – At a press conference hosted by Westmoreland County officials, plans to bring internet connectivity to unserved communities were heralded by Westmoreland House members.

Davanzo to Offer District Services in Scottdale

Jan. 11, 2023 /

WESTMORELAND – In response to mapping changes to the 58th Legislative District, Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) announced that a member of his staff will be available weekly at the Scottdale Public Library every Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning Jan. 18.

Davanzo to Host Paper Shredding Event

Aug. 11, 2022 /

WESTMORELAND COUNTY – Rep. Eric Davanzo (R-Westmoreland) is hosting a free shred event for Westmoreland County constituents through Tuesday, Aug. 23. Residents may bring their material to be shredded to Davanzo’s District Office, located at 119 N. Water St., West Newton, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.