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April 27, 2012

Pettapiece promotes increased organ and tissue donation

In recognition of National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week, Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece delivered the following statement in the Ontario Legislature on April 25.

April 26, 2012

Ontario dealt a big setback in Liberal-NDP budget deal

Column by Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece

April 23, 2012

Butter tarts: a delicious form of economic development

Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece highlighted the Butter Tart Trail as an example of community-based leadership and economic success.

April 20, 2012

Get Ontario’s debt under control, says MPP Pettapiece

This week, the McGuinty government voted down a motion calling on them to reduce the provincial debt. Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece says it’s a clear sign the Liberals are not really serious about reducing the cost of government.

April 20, 2012

Pettapiece writes to Minister of Agriculture with local concerns

The importance of agriculture to the local economy can hardly be overstated. Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece reiterated that message in an open letter to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

April 10, 2012

Gas tax fairness denied for rural Ontario, says MPP Pettapiece

“The gas tax should benefit everyone, but it does not,” said Randy Pettapiece in the Ontario legislature last week. That’s why he voted in favour of Bill 27, the Gasoline Tax Fairness for All Act. That legislation would have given rural municipalities their share of the provincial gas tax. The bill was defeated on April 5, when every Liberal MPP present in the legislature voted against it.

April 5, 2012

Province must listen to Highway 7/8 concerns, says Pettapiece

Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece spoke again today in the Ontario legislature about the future of Highway 7/8.

April 3, 2012

Government slow to respond on family doctors

Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece is wondering what’s taking the McGuinty government so long to come through for his constituents without a family doctor.

April 2, 2012

Pettapiece delivered his maiden speech in the Ontario Legislature today.

Randy Pettapiece (MPP Perth-Wellington) delivered his maiden speech in the Ontario Legislature today.

March 29, 2012

Pettapiece writes to Premier McGuinty on wind energy

Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece followed through this week on his commitment to bring his constituents’ concerns on wind turbines to the attention of the government.

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