Joint Policy Committee Hearing to Focus on PA 2-1-1 Coverage and Funding
4/12/2016
WHAT: The House Majority Policy Committee and House Minority Policy Committee will host a joint, bipartisan hearing regarding the use of PA 2-1-1, a free service operated by the United Way to connect Pennsylvania residents with state and federal health and human service information and referrals. Through the use of public-private partnerships, the service now covers 85 percent of Pennsylvania.

Testifiers will go into detail on current how the service has aided Pennsylvanians and how PA 2-1-1 can be improved.

WHO: Democrat and Republican House Policy Committee members.

Testifers will include Kristen Rotz, president, United Way of Pennsylvania; Nancy Kukovich, PA 2-1-1 board chair and CEO of Adelphoi Human Services; Kelly Gollick, executive director of Contact Helpline, PA 2-1-1 Southcentral provider; and Lisa Austin, national director, 2-1-1 Strategic Enhancements and Disaster Recovery, United Way Worldwide.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 13, at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: House Majority Caucus Room, 140 Main Capitol Building.

WATCH LIVE: The press conference will be live-streamed at pagoppolicy.com.

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