Public hearing on regulatory reform, red tape reduction and transparency

Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.

Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc.
1000 Potato Roll Lane
Chambersburg, Franklin County 17202


10 am: Opening Remarks – Senator Doug Mastriano, Chair, Intergovernmental Operations Committee.

10:05 am: Introductions – Committee Members & Elected Officials.

10:10 am: Overview of legislation under consideration by Committee – Senator John DiSanto.

10:15 am – 10:35 am: Panel I

  • Franklin County Area Development Corporation: Mike Ross, President.
  • York County Economic Alliance: Silas Chamberlin, VP of Community & Economic Develop.

10:35am – 10:55 am: Panel II

  • Chambersburg Area Develop. Corporation/Chamber of Commerce: Stephen Christian.
  • Borough of Chambersburg: Allen Coffman, Borough Council.

10:55 am – 11:15 am: Panel III

11:15 am – 11:35 am: Panel IV
                        • Keystone Fur Dressing: Mike Showers; Aspers, PA.

11:35 am – 11:55 pm: Panel V

11:55 am – 12:15: Panel VI

  • PA Dept. of Environmental Protection: Jessica Shirley, Policy Director; Ramez Ziadeh, Executive Deputy Secretary for Programs; Joe Adams, Deputy Secretary for Field Operations.

12:15 pm – 12:40 pm: Panel VII

  • Americans for Prosperity: Martin Rodriguez, Policy Analyst.
  • Pennsylvania Manufacturer’s Association: Carl Marrara, Vice President of Gov’t Affairs.
  • National Federation of Independent Businesses: Rebecca Oyler, State Legislative Director.

12:40 pm: Remarks – Committee Members & Elected Officials.

12:45 pm: Closing Remarks – Senator Doug Mastriano, Chair, Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Written Testimony:

James Broughel, PhD – James Mason University

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