Rep. Mike Sturla to Speak at June 29 PHIA Breakfast

June 5, 2017

The Pennsylvania Highway Information Association (PHIA) will host another policy briefing breakfast on June 29, 2017, featuring House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Sturla. 

096_Portrait_flag_editRep. Michael Sturla is state representative for the 96th Legislative District in Lancaster and was born and raised in Lancaster County.  He began his public service in 1987 when he was elected to Lancaster City Council. He also served as a member of the Lancaster County Planning Commission in 1990 until his election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1991. For the past 25 years, Mike has diligently served the citizens of the 96th District, which includes Lancaster City and parts of Lancaster Township and Manheim Township.

Throughout his legislative career, Mike has served on a variety of House standing committees, including Appropriations, Transportation, Health, Education, Urban Affairs, and Aging.  In 2009, he was elected by his Democratic colleagues to the leadership position of Democratic Policy Committee chairman. He has been re-elected to this post for each subsequent session. In this role, he is instrumental in crafting the caucus’ policy agenda.

Mike is author is House Bill 959 which would address the inequities of Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and patrols.  His bill would create “The State Police Municipal Patrol Services Act” and require municipalities relying on PSP for part-time and full-time coverage to pay a fee for those services.  Rep. Sturla has been a long-time advocate for the restoration of highway funds and reducing the amount of monies coming from the state Motor License Fund for State Police operations.

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