Economic Development and Jobs in Pennsylvania

Joint Hearing

Senate Majority Policy Committee AND Senate Democratic Policy Committee
Monday, April 11, 2016
10:30 a.m.
North Office Building, Hearing Room #1


Economic Development and Jobs in Pennsylvania

10:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Senator David G. Argall, Chairman, Senator Majority Policy Committee
Senator Lisa Boscola, Chairman, Senate Democratic Policy Committee 

10:35 a.m.

Pennsylvania Economic Development Association
Pamela Shupp, President
Dennis E. Benner, Esquire, Benner & Trovato
Michael Baxter, Broker/Owner, Michael Baxter and Associates
Chuck Leonard, Executive Director, Pocono Mountain Economic Development Corporation

11:00 a.m.

Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office
Mark Ryan, Deputy Director
Lauren Mondschein, Revenue Analyst

11:20 a.m.

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Scott Dunkelberger, Deputy Secretary, Business Financing
Rick Vilello, Executive Director, Governor’s Center for Local Government Services

11:40 a.m.

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
The Honorable John Quigley, Secretary

12:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Business Council
David W. Patti, President & CEO                               

Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
Kevin Sunday, Director, Government Affairs

National Federation of Independent Business Pennsylvania
Neal Lesher, Legislative Director                                   

12:30 p.m.


Written testimony submitted

  • Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors