2015-16 Legislative Session
Oct. 11, 2016: Cemetery Access- Morgantown, PA
Agenda
Video

Oct. 4, 2016: Manufactured Home Industry- Shippenville, PA
Agenda
Barry S. Shein- The Commodore Corporation
Colony Career Center Partnership Program
Economic Impact of the Manufactured Housing Industry- Pennsylvania Manufactured Housing Association
Factory Built Housing- Just the Facts
Jill Foys- Northwest Pennsylvania Regional Planning Development Commission
John Fanelli- Riverview Homes, Inc.
Wayne Brosius- Clarion County Commissioner
William L. Henry III- Clarion County Economic Development Corporation
Video

Sept. 22, 2016: Property Values and Foreclosures- Stroud Township, PA
Agenda
Economic Data for Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware
Integra Home Counseling
Integra Home Counseling-2
John R. Moyer- Monroe County Commissioners
Video

Sept. 1, 2016; Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic- York, PA
Agenda
Hanover Medical Group- Common Drugs of Abuse Prescribing Patterns
Hanover Medical Group- Drugs of Abuse 90 Day Comparison Report
Dr. Michael Peck- Narcotic Rx by Product_Graphs
Dr. Michael Peck- Qtr1and2_Deitendified Graphs
Terry L. Clark, MPA- York County Office of Children, Youth and Families
Teen Challenge Brochure
Video

Aug. 31, 2016; Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic- Scranton, PA
Agenda
Gary Tennis- Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
Karen Murphy, PhD, RN- Pennsylvania Department of Health
Drug and Alcohol Service Providers Organization of Pennsylvania
Cynthia Bellino- Just Believe Recovery Center
Dr. Gary Genschen- Magellan Health
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Geisinger Health System- Drug and Alcohol Addiction with a Focus on Opioid and Heroin Abuse
Video

Aug. 30, 2016; Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic- Williamsport, PA

Agenda
Tony R. Mussare- Lycoming County Commissioner
Additional Data-Lycoming County
Urine Analysis 2015- Lycoming County Adult Probation
Charles E. Kiessling- Pennsylvania Coroners Association
Chris Byers- Pinnacle Treatment Centers
Geisinger Health System- Drug and Alcohol Addiction with a Focus on Opioid and Heroin Abuse
Pennsylvania State Coroners Association - 2015 Drug Report
Video

Aug. 23, 2016: Challenges Facing Pennsylvania's Conventional Drilling Industry, Freeport, PA
Agenda
Video

Aug. 17, 2016; Pennsylvania’s Life Sciences Industry- Philadelphia, PA
Agenda
Christopher P. Molineaux- Pennsylvania Bio
Stephen S. Tang, Ph.D., MBA- University City Science Center
Jane Hollingsworth- Militia Hill Ventures
Joe Camaratta- BioSignal Analytics
Benjamin Pascal- Invisible Sentinel
Dr. Maxine Gowen- Trevena
Life Sciences Leadership for the Next Decade
Video

Aug. 16, 2016; Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic- Philadelphia, PA
Agenda
Samuel R. Marshall- The Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania, Inc.
Michael J. Consuelos, MD- The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
Healthcare Distribution Alliance- Combating Prescription Drug Abuse and Diversion
Deni Carise, Ph.D.- Recovery Centers of America
Linda Donovan-Magdamo- Resources for Human Development
Lisa Feldmen- Resources for Human Development
Traci Nesmith- Resources for Human Development
NHS Human Services-The Opioid Crisis
Dr. Kathleen Reeves and Dr. Ellen Unterwald- Temple University
Mental Health Association- Behaviro Health Parity Implementation and the Opioid Epidemic
Report- Impact of an Opioid Prescribing Guideline in the Acute Setting
Chris Parker, Retired Agent- Office of Attorney General
Remarks for the Record- Rep. Martina White
Video

Aug. 15, 2016: Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic- Warrington, PA
Agenda
Drug Court- Northampton County Fact Sheet
Presentation- Northampton County Drug Court
Penn Foundation (Opioid Treatment Center of Excellence)
The Center for Children’s Justice- PA’s Drug Epidemic and the Impact on Children
The Center for Children’s Justice- Taskforce Request
The Center for Children’s Justice- Initial Solutions
Chris Fiore- Anthony’s Act
Valarie Fiore- My Son
Personal Testimonies
Dr. Scott Shapiro- Pennsylvania Medical Society
Video

Aug. 3, 2016: Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic- Youngwood, PA
Agenda
Hon. Megan Bilik Defazio- Court of Common Pleas
Hon. C.A. Feliciani- Court of Common Pleas
Helena- Person in Long-Term Recovery
Jeff Patterson- Person in Long-Term Recovery
Video

Aug. 2, 2016: Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic- Pittsburgh, PA
Agenda
Marc Cherna- Allegheny County Department of Health
Dr. Latika Davis-Jones- Allegheny County Single Authority
Dr. Karen Hacker- Allegheny County Health Department
Amy Shanahan- Addiction Medicine Services UPMC
Dr. Michael Madden-Gateway Health
Adrienne Smith- Person in Long-Term Recovery
Video

Aug. 1, 2016: Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic- Seneca, PA
Agenda
Christina M. Rough- Venango County Coroner
Opioid Epidemic- Legislative Progress
Heroin- The Center for Rural Pennsylvania
The Opioid Epidemic by the Numbers
Prescription Opioids and Heroin- National Institute on Drug Abuse
Video

June 2, 2016: Hearing on Pennsylvania’s Growing Drug Epidemic
Agenda
Testimony- James McMonagle Assistant District Attorney of Luzerne County
Testimony- Michael Donahue Luzerne-Wyoming Drug and Alcohol Program
Testimony- John Knowles Clearbrook Treatment Centers
Biography- John Knowles CADC 
Testimony- Robert G Jolley Dallas Township Chief of Police
Testimony- Sharon Kempa Mother
Written Testimony- Dr. Margaret Jarvis Marworth Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Treatment Center
Written Testimony- Carmen Ambrosino Addiction Professional
Carmen Ambrosino- Attachment 1 
Carmen Ambrosino- Attachment 2
Carmen Ambrosino- Attachment 3
Video

May 18, 2016: Informational Hearing on Game Commission, Fish and Boat License Fees

Agenda
Testimony- PA Game Commission
Testimony- PA Fish and Boat Commission
Financial Briefing and License Increase Proposal
Public Response-1
Public Response-2
Video

May 5, 2016: Roundtable Discussion on Natural Gas Industry Challenges, Opportunities

Agenda
Video

April 13, 2016: PA 2-1-1
Agenda
Testimony – Flu on Call
Testimony – United Way of Pennsylvania
Testimony – 211 in Pennsylvania
Testimony -  211 Data Snapshot
Testimony - Department of Human Services
Hearing Video
Video: United Way 2-1-1 Helps During Disasters

March 23, 2016: Reshoring Initiative- Bringing Manufacturing Jobs Back to PA

Testimony – Reshoring Initiative Presentation
Testimony – Revitalizing US Manufacturing
Testimony – Skilled Workforce: Recruiting the Next Generation
Hearing Video

June 24, 2015: Roundtable Discussion: Waterfront Development Tax Credits
Testimony - Susquehanna Greenway
Testimony – Schuylkill River Development Corporation
Testimony - Riverlife

June 4, 2015: Pennsylvania's Business and Jobs Climate - Philadelphia, PA

Agenda
Testimony - National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Testimony - PA Chamber of Business and Industry

May 27, 2015: Pennsylvania's Business and Jobs Climate - Youngwood, PA
Agenda
Testimony - National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Review of State Business Climate Rankings
Testimony - Chamber of Business & Industry - Alex Halper, Director
Testimony - Westmoreland County Community College
Testimony - T.P. Electric, Inc.
Testimony - Tax Foundation
Hearing Video

May 20, 2015: Pennsylvania's Business and Jobs Climate – La Plume, PA
Agenda
Testimony - National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Testimony - Chamber of Business & Industry - Alex Halper, Director
Review of State Business Climate Rankings
Hearing Video

May 13, 2015: Hospital Community Health Initiatives
Agenda
Testimony - Pinnacle Health
Testimony - Jefferson University Hospitals
Testimony - Mount Nittany Health
Testimony - Schuylkill Health - Dorothy Sweet, Director of Clinical Practices
Testimony - Schuylkill Health - Examples of Community Health Initiatives
Testimony - Widener University
Testimony - Widener University - Soccer for Success 
Testimony - WellSpan Health
Testimony - Geisinger

May 11, 2015: Health Care Reform - Overview of the Affordable Care Act

May 7, 2015: Pennsylvania's Business and Jobs Climate - Manheim, PA
Agenda
Testimony - Chamber of Business & Industry - Alex Halper, Director
Testimony - National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Public Comment - Larry Berardi
CNH Industrial
Hearing Video

April 28, 2015: Pennsylvania's Business and Jobs Climate - Macungie, PA
Agenda
Testimony - Chamber of Business & Industry - Alex Halper, Director
Testimony - National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Hearing Video

April 23, 2015: Pennsylvania's Business and Jobs Climate - Bellefonte, PA
Agenda
Testimony - Chamber of Business & Industry - Alex Halper, Director
Testimony - Mount Nittany Health - Steve Brown
Testimony - Chamber of Business & Industry Centre County - Vern Squier
Testimony - National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Hearing Video

April 9, 2015: Education Audits, Potential Cost Savings- Main Capitol, Harrisburg
Hearing Video

April 9, 2015: Organ Donation - Main Capitol, Harrisburg
The first hearing in the series accepted testimony on the medical aspects of organ donation. Future hearings will focus on the involvement of law enforcement in the organ donation process and the ethics of organ donation.
Agenda
Testimony - Center for Organ Recovery & Education - Susan Stuart
Testimony - Dr. Linda Barrasse
Testimony - Gift of Life Donor Program - Richard Hasz
Testimony - Mark Singel
Hearing Video 

March 11, 2015: Workforce Development Initiatives - Carlisle, PA
Agenda
Testimony - Job Readiness, Cindy Bagwell
Testimony - Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association
Carlisle High School Presentation - Career and Technical Education
Hearing Video

February 18, 2015: Pennsylvania Business Climate - York, PA
Agenda
Tax Foundation Testimony
Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry Testimony
National Federation of Independent Businesses Testimony
Smith Elliot Kearns & Company Testimony
Hearing Video