LEG REG REVIEW 2016, 3rd Issue – February 15, 2016

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.   WOLF CALLS FOR 33-PLUS BILLION BUDGET On February 9, Governor Tom Wolf presented his proposal to the General Assembly for the State Budget in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016.  This may be another conflict-ridden budget cycle, building on the fact that part of the current fiscal year budget has not been finalized pending legislative actions relative to the Governor’s line-item veto in December of numbers of budget items.   In his address, the Governor admonished the General Assembly for the FY 2015-16 State Budget, saying “The budget they sent me relied on the same gimmicks … Read More