Free safe-boating seminar on tap June 8 at Tom Ridge Ridge Environmental Center

(Jun 08, 2017)

Rep. Ryan Bizzarro and the state Fish & Boat Commission are sponsoring a free safe-boating seminar at 7 p.m. June 8 at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie. The seminar spotlights National Fishing & Boating Week. Read more

 

Bizzarro resolution takes aim at hostile and aggressive parenting

(Jun 06, 2017)

Rep. Ryan Bizzarro's H.R. 368 designates the first week of June as “Parental Alienation and Hostile Aggressive Parenting Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania and addresses the harms caused when children are used as weapons or pawns during marriage, divorce and custody disputes Read more

 

Full house for June 13 ceremony for Vietnam War-era vets; Veterans' PACE and PACENET; Safe-boating seminar; and tax amnesty

(Jun 02, 2017)

Rep. Ryan Bizzarro reports that he has a full house for a pin ceremony for Vietnam War-era veterans. Another ceremony is being planned for August. Read more

 

Seeking Vietnam War-era veterans for June 13 ceremony; Memorial Day ; Free safe-boating seminar on June 8; REAL ID update and more

(May 25, 2017)

To thank veterans, Rep. Ryan Bizzarro is sponsoring a commemorative pin ceremony June 13 at the Millcreek American Legion Post 773. He's also sponsoring a a free safe-boating seminar June 8 at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center. Read more

 

House vote puts Pa. on track to meet Real ID compliance deadline

(May 24, 2017)

Rep. Ryan Bizzarro reports that the state House of Representatives has approved compromise legislation that puts Pennsylvania on track to fix the Real ID problem with state driver’s licenses. Read more

 

Bizzarro, Toomey seeking Vietnam War-era veterans for June 13 pin ceremony

(May 23, 2017)

To thank and honor Vietnam War-era veterans, state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro and the office of U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey are serving as hosts of a commemorative pin ceremony at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Millcreek American Legion Post 773, 4109 W. 12th St. Read more

 

Tick threat multiplies; Fish-for-Free Day on May 28; Pension forfeiture measure; and REAL ID bill moves despite detrimental amendment

(May 19, 2017)

Rep. Bizzarro reports that this spring and summer look like they could be among the worst on record for an increase in the tick population and urges residents to take precautions. Read more

 

Veterans Expo set for April 27 at Rainbow Gardens

(Apr 26, 2017)

Rep. Ryan Bizzarro reports that his 2017 Veterans Expo is set for 9 a.m. to noon April 27 at Rainbow Gardens. Read more

 

Rep. Bizzarro named 2017 Humane Legislator of the Year

(Apr 24, 2017)

Rep. Ryan Bizzarro was honored with the Humane Legislator of the Year award by The Humane Society of the United States. Read more

 

Bills fixing unemployment comp, giving ill patients the ‘Right to Try’ advance; Overhaul of animal abuse laws clears first hurdle

(Apr 21, 2017)

Rep. Ryan Bizzarro reports that fills fixing unemployment comp snafu and giving ill patients the ‘Right to Try’ advance. Read more

 

April 27 Veterans Expo to feature Network of Care; Hitting the road for issues and answers; April is Safe Digging Month; and more

(Apr 12, 2017)

Rep. Ryan Bizzarro reports that his April 27 Veterans Expo will feature demonstrations of the multitude of services available through the Network of Care program. Read more

 

Bizzarro Helps People with Intellectual Disabilities

(Apr 11, 2017)

Pa. state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro joined the House Democratic Policy Committee for a hearing today at SpArc Philadelphia to discuss concerns for people with intellectual disabilities. Bizzarro says we must find room in the state budget to help our most vulnerable citizens live a full and normal life. Read more

 

PA House to Vote on Funding for Unemployment Centers

(Apr 04, 2017)

As I said in this Erie News Now story, we need a permanent fix to the debacle surrounding the state's unemployment compensation centers. Read more

 

REAL ID update newsletter

(Apr 04, 2017)

If you want the latest update on how federal REAL ID rules are impacting Pennsylvania, a rundown is available in my latest newsletter. Read more

 

Veterans Expo

(Mar 31, 2017)

Veterans Expo April 27 Read more

 

Bizzarro sponsoring free ‘Treasury Hunt’ on March 16 for unclaimed property

(Mar 15, 2017)

Rep. Ryan A. Bizzarro, is sponsoring a Treasury Hunt from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at his Peninsula Plaza constituent-service office to help constituents reclaim unclaimed property being held by the state Treasury Department. Read more

 

Rep. Bizzarro, Policy Committee highlight job creation in Erie and Pa.

(Mar 07, 2017)

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, and members of the House Democratic Policy committee held a meeting in Erie to discuss policies that would enhance innovation and spur new business development with the goal of employing more people and keeping human capital in Pennsylvania. Bizzarro held the meeting with the objective of bringing together the public, practitioners in business, leaders in technology and the legislators for a discussion on policy changes that would advance job creation in the region. Bizzarro co-chaired the hearing with House Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster. “The Erie region and Pennsylvania are facing tough economic challenges to not only create more jobs but keep them here in the Erie Region and across the state,” Bizzarro said. “I brought elected officials from all across the state here to Erie to see what we are up against in our battle to attain good-paying jobs.” “Pennsylvania has to keep up with the times to grow our economy and create family-sustaining jobs,” Sturla said. “We need to keep Pennsylvania residents here and give people a reason to relocate here. Representative Bizzarro’s hearing brought together a lot of great testifiers to help get an understanding of how we can improve the job market in Erie and across the state.” Panelists included Brian Slawin, Ben Franklin Partnership NW regional director and portfolio manager; Dr. Valerica Vlad, professor of Read more

 

Rep Bizzarro will host a House Policy Committee hearing on jobs tomorrow in Erie

(Mar 06, 2017)

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on 21 st century jobs at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 at the Manufacturer & Business Association, Forum Room, 2171 W. 38 th St. House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, will co-chair the hearing. Bizzarro requested the hearing to further explore what more can be done to increase job creation in the region. The hearing agenda is as follows: 4 p.m. Welcome and opening remarks 4:10 p.m. Panel One: Brian Slawin , Ben Franklin Partnership NW Regional Director and Portfolio Manager Dr. Valerica Vlad , professor of economics, Penn State Behrend Maggie Horne , director of Small Business Development Center, Gannon University Janet Anderson , Director of Partners for Performance, NWPA Workforce Development Board 4:50 p.m. Panel Two: Sean Fedorko , co-founder, Radius CoWork Beth Zimmer , co-founder and managing director, Innovation Collaborative Matt Wiertel, director of business development, Velocity Network 5:30 p.m. Closing remarks Read more

 

Rep. Bizzarro to host Policy Committee hearing on jobs Tuesday in Erie

(Mar 01, 2017)

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on 21 st century jobs at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 at the Manufacturer & Business Association, Forum Room, 2171 W. 38 th St. House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, will co-chair the hearing. Bizzarro requested the hearing to further explore what more can be done to increase job creation in the region. The hearing agenda is as follows: 4 p.m. Welcome and opening remarks 4:10 p.m. Panel One: Brian Slawin , Ben Franklin Paretnership NW Regional Director and Portfolio Manager Dr. Valerica Vlad , professor of economics, Penn State Behrend Maggie Horne , director of Small Business Development Center, Gannon University 4:50 p.m. Panel Two: Sean Fedorko , co-founder, Radius CoWork Beth Zimmerman , co-Founder and managing director, Innovation Collaborative Matt Wiertel, director of business development, Velocity Network 5:30 p.m. Closing remarks Read more

 

Veterans are invited to my expo on April 27 in Erie

(Mar 01, 2017)

I am cordially inviting veterans from all U.S. military branches to my 2017 Veterans Expo from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, April 27 at the Rainbow Gardens, 220 Waldameer Park Road in Erie. Join me for my first Veterans Expo . My free event will feature dozens of area vendors offering a variety of veterans’ services, including VA claims reporting and employment opportunities, as well as legal and financial programs. Information will also be available on state services and programs benefiting veterans and your families, including: Veterans Assistance Program information Property Tax/Rent Rebate applications And much more! Stop in to meet my staff and me, and enjoy light refreshments and great door prizes. For more information about the event, contact my office at (814) 835-2880. Throughout American history, the U.S. military has continually led the response to protect liberty and restore freedom in nearly every corner of the globe. Our servicemen and women, both past and present, are undoubtedly heroes, and as such deserve our thanks, our respect and our assistance. Veterans’ issues are expanding both in number and complexity, and managing their widespread needs has become more challenging, and that is why I am offering a free expo for all veterans in order to address veterans’ issues appropriately and thoroughly. Every veteran deserves to have his or her needs Read more

 

Free safe-boating seminar on tap June 8 at Tom Ridge Ridge Environmental Center
Jun 08, 2017

Bizzarro resolution takes aim at hostile and aggressive parenting
Jun 06, 2017

Full house for June 13 ceremony for Vietnam War-era vets; Veterans' PACE and PACENET; Safe-boating seminar; and tax amnesty
Jun 02, 2017

Seeking Vietnam War-era veterans for June 13 ceremony; Memorial Day ; Free safe-boating seminar on June 8; REAL ID update and more
May 25, 2017

House vote puts Pa. on track to meet Real ID compliance deadline
May 24, 2017

Bizzarro, Toomey seeking Vietnam War-era veterans for June 13 pin ceremony
May 23, 2017

Tick threat multiplies; Fish-for-Free Day on May 28; Pension forfeiture measure; and REAL ID bill moves despite detrimental amendment
May 19, 2017

Veterans Expo set for April 27 at Rainbow Gardens
Apr 26, 2017

Rep. Bizzarro named 2017 Humane Legislator of the Year
Apr 24, 2017

Bills fixing unemployment comp, giving ill patients the ‘Right to Try’ advance; Overhaul of animal abuse laws clears first hurdle
Apr 21, 2017

April 27 Veterans Expo to feature Network of Care; Hitting the road for issues and answers; April is Safe Digging Month; and more
Apr 12, 2017

Bizzarro Helps People with Intellectual Disabilities
Apr 11, 2017

PA House to Vote on Funding for Unemployment Centers
Apr 04, 2017

REAL ID update newsletter
Apr 04, 2017

Veterans Expo
Mar 31, 2017

Bizzarro sponsoring free ‘Treasury Hunt’ on March 16 for unclaimed property
Mar 15, 2017

Rep. Bizzarro, Policy Committee highlight job creation in Erie and Pa.
Mar 07, 2017

Rep Bizzarro will host a House Policy Committee hearing on jobs tomorrow in Erie
Mar 06, 2017

Rep. Bizzarro to host Policy Committee hearing on jobs Tuesday in Erie
Mar 01, 2017

Veterans are invited to my expo on April 27 in Erie
Mar 01, 2017