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
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
“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
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
“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
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
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
Details and rules for Rep. Bizzarro's Grand Ol' Flag coloring contest. Read more
Coloring pages for coloring contest hosted by Rep. Bizzarro's office. Submission deadline for the contest is June 14. Read more
House Democrats have been delivering for the people. We want Republicans to join us to build a better tomorrow. Read more
“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
“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
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
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
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
“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
“The sale of this public water authority is bad news for any resident of Pennsylvania who values their ability to access clean water and open green spaces,” said state Rep. Carol Kazeem, who hosted the event and represents portions of Delaware County – including the city of Chester. “For the more than 200,000 paying customers of Chester Water Authority, this sale could result in skyrocketing rate hikes. People who enjoy the outdoors can also expect access to the 2,000 acres of land currently owned by Chester Water Authority to change dramatically – including access for boaters, hikers and anglers. The bottom line is the only one who benefits from this sale is the for-profit company trying to purchase Chester Water Authority.” Read more
“Esports offer students another chance to interact and learn alongside their peers,” House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Ryan Bizzarro said. “It also has the potential to bring together a diverse group of students, and it encourages an interest and understanding of the science and digital technology being used at their fingertips. Esports also offer a tremendous economic opportunity for Pennsylvania.” Read more
“Illegal use of ATVs and dirt bikes on public streets is not an isolated issue affecting only Pennsylvania’s largest cities or merely the city of Philadelphia,” House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Ryan Bizzarro said. “It’s an issue throughout the state, and one that would benefit from local and state partnerships in an effort to educate all vehicle owners on the safety concerns and issues in misuse.” Read more
“While we witnessed some of the needs of my community firsthand today, I’m working in Harrisburg to create a program to empower all municipalities throughout the state to create a neighborhood infrastructure repair programs to support working people and working families,” said roundtable and tour host Rep. Morgan Cephas, who represents portions of Philadelphia – including the Overbrook section. Read more
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