LEG REG REVIEW 2014, 19th Issue July 14, 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.   CORBETT SIGNS BUDGET BUT… On July 10, Governor Corbett signed State Budget House Bill 2328 into law.  FY 2014-15 started July 1, 2014 and includes $ 29.1 billion in spending.  The Governor challenged two powerful interests in his press conference explaining his decision to sign the Budget into law.  First was the General Assembly which he castigated for not passing pension reform.  To show his displeasure, he vetoed some $65 million in funds for the General Assembly in the Budget, saying that it could come from its reserves.  He also left open the prospect of a special … Read More