LEG REG REVIEW 2014, 22d Issue August 11, 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.   LEGISLATURE OPTS NOT TO RECONVENE The PA House opted not to reconvene in August to address Philadelphia school funding (a cigarette tax) and possibly reauthorization of the PA Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4).  This defers legislative action until September 15.  Governor Corbett said that he would advance funding to the PhiladelphiaSchool District in anticipation of legislative action so as to allow schools to begin on time.  Still on the table is Governor Corbett’s statement that he was considering forcing the General Assembly back into Harrisburg to force action on pension reform legislation.   In September, the … Read More