$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


Policy Committe Hearing: Charter schools raise property taxes

(Apr 04, 2022)

“Education for our young people is one of the most important things we do here in Harrisburg,” said Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, chair of the House Democratic Policy Committee. Read more


Redistricting Edition 2022 Newsletter

(Mar 28, 2022)

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Millcreek Township receives recycling performance grant award

(Mar 24, 2022)

Today, state Rep. Bizzarro, D-Erie, announced that Millcreek Township received a Recycling Performance Grant award of $112,200.30 for its recycling efforts in 2020. Read more


Rep. Bizzarro: bipartisan efforts result in $6.6M for regional health care

(Mar 23, 2022)

Today, state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, announced support for the region’s hospitals and behavioral health providers. The funding is the result of bipartisan legislation passed by the General Assembly in January. Read more


Rep. Bizzarro: More than $140,000 coming to the region to expand broadband infrastructure

(Mar 22, 2022)

“Internet access is no longer a luxury, but a requirement for a modern society,” Bizzarro said. “It’s long overdue that we address the challenges of getting connected in rural, urban and suburban areas in Pennsylvania and I’m happy to see the result of our historic work to improve internet infrastructure.” Read more


State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro hosts annual ‘Treasury Hunt’

(Mar 18, 2022)

“It’s important for people to know that the state does this. They have this pool and pool of money and pool of belongings, well over $2 billion that belong to Pennsylvanians,” said State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie. Read more


Bizzarro holds annual 'Treasury Hunt' on Saint Paddy’s Day

(Mar 16, 2022)

It’s estimated that 1 in 10 Pennsylvanians has unclaimed property, with an average claim of about $1,500. Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, welcomes anyone to his office on Saint Patrick's Day for help in retrieving the millions of dollars lost in Pennsylvania every year due to unclaimed property. Read more