Bizzarro announces $242,500 in funding for housing programs

(Jun 09, 2023)

"The cost of housing has made it almost impossible for a growing number of young people and members of our middle class to make the dream of owning their own home a reality," Bizzarro said. "I’ve been an advocate on this issue, but it’s paramount that funding for the type of programs approved this week continue to help bridge the gap. Home ownership should not be a luxury enjoyed only by a select few.” Read more


State Rep. Bizzarro to Host Free Kids Summer Safety Expo

(Jun 08, 2023)

The Kids Summer Safety Expo will feature a train ride, archery demonstrations, and a touch-a-truck section will encourage kids to enjoy an up-close and hands-on experience with multiple vehicles. Read more


Bizzarro announces $67K in grants for Erie County projects

(Jun 08, 2023)

“State funding can often be the determining factor if a project is completed,” Bizzarro said. “I advocate on behalf of deserving projects in our region because I want to make certain they receive their fair share from the state. I’m pleased to see that state grants will provide the money needed for construction as well as the research of the historic and culturally important structures in Erie County.” Read more


Bizzarro to host free Kids Summer Safety Expo Saturday

(Jun 08, 2023)

“I’m really excited about hosting an event that caters to parents and children alike,” Bizzarro said. “Children can enjoy activities and take part in hands-on demonstrations, while parents can find the information they need in order to better plan a summer that’s fun for the whole family.” Read more


Hundreds Graduate from LECOM

(May 30, 2023)

The afternoon ceremony celebrated the accomplishment of 243 graduate from LECOM's Medical School at their Erie or Seton Hill campuses. An honorary degree was also given out to State Representative Ryan Bizzarro during Sunday's ceremonies. Read more


Bizzarro awarded honorary LECOM doctorate

(May 30, 2023)

Celebrating his contributions to the greater Erie community, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) awarded Rep. Ryan Bizzarro with an honorary Doctor of Science degree Saturday during the college’s Spring 2023 commencement. Read more


Lead and Seed takes on state capitol in hopes of making change

(May 26, 2023)

“The kids have focused all year on vaping and creating positive change in their district, and this was the culminating event they worked hard to attend,” group advisor Theresa Laird said. Read more


Rep. Bizzarro: Republicans need to stop the blame game and work with us for the people

(May 24, 2023)

So, after controlling the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for 24 of the last 28 years and controlling the state Senate nonstop since 1995 — 1995! — and delivering a record of failure the Washington Generals would mock, Republicans are claiming they want sanity and compromise. Read more


Bill ensures people with disabilities receive more equal representation

(May 23, 2023)

“People with disabilities drive, and – like many of us – they have concerns and needs,” Bizzarro said. “Unfortunately, until this bill is signed into law, people with disabilities do not always have a seat at the table when it comes to PennDOT’s Medical Advisory Board. This bill would provide more equal representation, and it would ensure the needs and concerns of drivers with disabilities are heard at the state level.” Read more


Price gouging is bad, consumers are paying the price

(May 22, 2023)

State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro (D-Erie) says the definition is clear: “Price gouging is when you’re making astronomical profits and increasing prices just because you can.”He says companies that sell gasoline do it — “Corporate greed is driving these prices up, and the money is flowing out of the pockets of working people and to the shareholders,” Bizzarro said — requiring intervention like a bill he is sponsoring. Read more


Bizzarro hosts Fairview office open house Thursday

(May 17, 2023)

Rep. Bizzarro will host an open house at his Fairview Township satellite office in the Fairview Township Building from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 18. Read more


Our Grand Ol' Flag: Coloring contest details, rules

(May 17, 2023)

Details and rules for Rep. Bizzarro's Grand Ol' Flag coloring contest. Read more


Grand Ol' Flag: Coloring pages for coloring contest

(May 17, 2023)

Coloring pages for coloring contest hosted by Rep. Bizzarro's office. Submission deadline for the contest is June 14. Read more


Republicans need to stop the blame game and join us to work for the people

(May 17, 2023)

House Democrats have been delivering for the people. We want Republicans to join us to build a better tomorrow. Read more


Dire situation: PA needs to expand access to contraceptives

(May 12, 2023)

“During this time of heightened need for reproductive health care, the very least we can do is expand access to contraceptives,” Policy Committee Chairman Ryan Bizzarro said. “Expanding access to birth control would save lives, improve public health and help ease the skyrocketing demand currently inundating some our state’s world-renowned medical health systems.” Read more


Roundtable highlights work by Family Promise to support families

(May 10, 2023)

“We will never be able to address the biggest issues in our communities unless we provide people with the tools they need to become financially stable and self-sufficient,” Policy Committee Chairman Ryan Bizzarro said. “Family Promise serves as a model for organizations throughout the state, in large part for their ability to provide short-term relief and the tools to unlock life-long success.” Read more


Testifiers detail challenges facing emergency management services in PA

(May 05, 2023)

The House Majority Policy Committee convened a hearing Friday morning in Delaware County to discuss emergency management services in Pennsylvania and the daily challenges facing these first responders. Read more


Lawmakers focus on growing local businesses and Main Streets across PA

(May 04, 2023)

The House Majority Policy Committee hosted a round table discussion with local businesses owners in Chester County Thursday afternoon before touring Main Street in Phoenixville to hear what members can do to grow downtown areas in Pennsylvania. Read more


Bill to Ensure People with Disabilities are Represented at PennDOT Advances out of Committee

(Apr 25, 2023)

A bill to provide people with disabilities more equal representation on the criteria needed to obtain a driver's license, advanced out of the House Transportation Committee by a 21-0 vote. The bill (H.B. 134) was introduced in January by state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro. Read more


Bill would ensure people with disabilities are represented at PennDOT

(Apr 24, 2023)

“People with disabilities deserve the opportunity to have their needs recognized and their voices heard,” Bizzarro said. “My bill would ensure people with disabilities have a seat at the table when it comes to obtaining a driver’s license. We are one step closer to guaranteeing more equal representation for the needs and concerns of all Pennsylvania residents.” Read more