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MIKE TURZAI


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
2001 Representative 28 Republican
2002 Representative 28 Republican
2003 Representative 28 Republican
2004 Representative 28 Republican
2005 Representative 28 Republican
2006 Representative 28 Republican
2007 Representative Minority Policy Committee Chairman 28 Republican
2008 Representative Minority Policy Committee Chairman 28 Republican
2009 Representative Minority Whip 28 Republican
2010 Representative Minority Whip 28 Republican
2011 Representative Majority Floor Leader 28 Republican
2012 Representative Majority Floor Leader 28 Republican
2013 Representative Majority Floor Leader 28 Republican
2014 Representative Majority Floor Leader 28 Republican
2015 Representative Speaker 28 Republican
2016 Representative Speaker 28 Republican
2017 Representative Speaker 28 Republican
2018 Representative Speaker 28 Republican
2019 Representative Speaker 28 Republican
2020 Representative Speaker 28 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

08/02/1959 -

TURZAI, Michael C., a Representative from Allegheny County; born in Sewickley, Allegheny County, Pa., August 2, 1959; B.A., English, University of Notre Dame, 1981; J.D., Duke University, 1987; assistant district attorney, Allegheny County (1988-1992); attorney, Houston Harbaugh P.C. (1992-2004); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1998); elected, council, Bradford Woods Borough (1998-2001; vice-president, 2000-2001); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in a Special Election on June 26, 2001; Sworn-In, July 12, 2001 to serve the remaining 2001 term; reelected to the House for 9 more consecutive terms; elected, Minority Whip (2009-2010); elected, Majority Leader (2011-2014); elected, Speaker (2015-2020); elected, Pennsylvania State Committee (2002); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (2004); appointed, Select Committee Investigating the Integration of Human Rights Standards in Pennsylvania Laws and Policies (2002, 2004); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2013-2020); appointed, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors (2018-2020); resigned from the House, June 15, 2020; general counsel, Essential Utilities, Inc. (2020-present).

 

Archival Collections

Papers of Mike Turzai, 2001-2020, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.