Policy Committee to Hold Hearing on Jobs, Economy
5/19/2015
WHAT: Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin), chairman of the House Majority Policy Committee, together with Rep. Karen Boback (R-Luzerne/Wyoming/Columbia), deputy chairwoman of the House Majority Policy Committee, will host a hearing to discuss challenges facing Pennsylvania’s economy and business climate as part of a statewide jobs tour.

Local business owners and statewide business associations will provide testimony to the committee on state taxes and regulations, how to improve the state’s business climate, the preparedness of Pennsylvania graduates to fill in-demand jobs and how to attract new business to the area.

WHO: Benninghoff and Boback will be joined by several House members from across the state. Testifiers will include representatives from the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, National Federation of Independent Business, and Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association, as well as local employers Procter and Gamble, Deer Park Lumber, Twin Stacks Center, Star Super Bakery and Rowland Pennsylvania Produce Hydroponic Farm.

WHEN: Thursday, May 21, from 1-3 p.m.

WHERE: Keystone College, Hibbard Campus Center, Evans Hall, 1 College Road, La Plume.

Media contact: Morgan Wagner, 717.260.6281, mwagner@pahousegop.com
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