LEG REG REVIEW 2014, 1st Issue January 13, 2014

LEG REG REVIEW is a periodic newsletter produced by PHILLIPS ASSOCIATES, a professional lobbying and consultant firm located near the State Capitol.  It contains news on the legislative and regulatory scene in Pennsylvania that may be of interest to the Insurance and Business Communities.  It is a free member benefit for those who are members of the Pennsylvania Association of Health Underwriters (PAHU).  Subscription information may be obtained by contacting PHILLIPS ASSOCIATES at 717/728-1217 FAX 717/232-7005 or e-mail to xenobun@aol.com.  Please email jtrout2792@aol.com supplying both your name and e-mail address if you wish to be removed from or added to this list.   GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESUMES ACTIVITY This week the General assembly returns from its holiday recess to face a number of difficult issues.  The State Budget begins to take center stage because of a dismal mid-year budgetary assessment released by the Corbett Administration in December leading to the February 4 release of Governor Corbett’s proposed Fiscal Year 2014-15 State Budget.  Other issues with traction include work on pension reform and possible re-examination of liquor store privatization.  Among Senate calendar items are: –          Senate Bill 1189 (Eichelberger-R-Blair) providing for required bonds for public sector construction –          Senate Bill 1195 (Gordner-R-Columbia) … Read More