LEG REG REVIEW 2014, 23d Issue August 25, 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 WORK RESUMES IN SEPTEMBER The PA General Assembly returns to the State Capitol September 15 to complete a myriad of tasks in a very short period of time.  Two large issues are pension reform and passage of legislation imposing a Philadelphia cigarette tax to fund Phila. schools.  Other issues commanding attention are liquor store privatization and property tax reform although it is uncertain whether either of the later two has enough political traction to see further legislative action this session. Insurance issues possibly commanding attention include: –          Reauthorization of PA Health Care Cost Containment Council … Read More