LEG REG REVIEW 2015, 29th Issue – October 6, 2015

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.   BUDGET GAUNTLET CONTINUES As expected, Governor Wolf vetoed the latest attempt by the General Assembly to get some state money flowing.  Apparently, House Republican leaders will have Members vote this week on tax increases proposed by the Governor.  If adopted, the way would be paved for consideration of a spending plan for the FY 2015-16 Fiscal Year.  The challenge for Democrats will be to hold Democratic votes from natural gas areas of the state for a tax on Marcellus Shale extraction.  If there are defections, can Republican votes from southeastern PA offset them?  Of particular interest to … Read More