Pennsylvania Dental Journal March April 2017 - Page 11

Government Relations
valuable services we provide , our mission , and how we benefit our dentists , patients , and the overall quality of oral healthcare in Pennsylvania .
4 ) PADPAC delivers results ! It ’ s through our advocacy efforts that PDA has built relationships that lead to successful legislative outcomes for dentists and their patients . We must to continue to protect our victories by supporting candidates who understand and support PDA . This cannot be accomplished without the support of our members .
5 ) The foundation for PADPAC is our members . It ’ s through PADPAC that members can join their peers in championing issues that directly impact the future of their profession .
Please consider contributing to PADPAC today ! As we gear up for the 2018 gubernatorial election , it is critical that we raise “ hard dollars ,” personal credit card or personal check contributions . To donate , visit www . padental . org / padpac or call ( 800 ) 223-0016 .
Pennsylvania General Assembly announces standing committee chairs for 2017-2018 .
The Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives announced the Republican and Democratic ( minority ) chairs for each its respective Standing Committees for the 2017-2018 legislative session . The following is the leadership for the Senate and House , along with leadership in the committees that directly impact PDA ’ s legislative priorities .
Senate Republican Leadership President Pro Tempore-designee : Joe Scarnati ( R-Jefferson ) Leader : Jake Corman ( R-Centre ) Appropriations Chairman : Patrick Browne ( R-Lehigh ) Whip : John Gordner ( R-Columbia ) Caucus Chair : Bob Mensch ( R-Montgomery ) Caucus Secretary : Richard Alloway ( R-Franklin ) Caucus Administrator : Chuck McIlhinney ( R-Bucks ) Policy Chair : David Argall ( R-Schuylkill )
Senate Democratic Leadership Leader : Jay Costa ( D-Allegheny ) Appropriations Chairman : Vincent Hughes ( D-Philadelphia ) Whip : Anthony Williams ( D-Philadelphia ) Caucus Chair : Wayne Fontana ( D-Allegheny ) Caucus Secretary : Larry Farnese ( D-Philadelphia ) Caucus Administrator : Has Not Yet Been Appointed Policy Chair : Lisa Boscola ( D-Northampton )
House Republican Leadership Speaker-designee : Mike Turzai ( R-Allegheny )
Leader : David Reed ( R-Indiana ) Appropriations Chairman : Stan Saylor ( R-York ) Whip : Bryan Cutler ( R-Lancaster ) Caucus Chair : Marcy Toepel ( R-Montgomery ) Caucus Secretary : Donna Oberlander ( R-Clarion ) Caucus Administrator : Kurt Masser ( R-Northumberland ) Policy Chair : Kerry Benninghoff ( R-Centre )
House Democratic Leadership Leader : Frank Dermody ( D-Allegheny ) Appropriations Chairman : Joe Markosek ( D-Allegheny ) Whip : Mike Hanna ( D-Clinton ) Caucus Chair : Dan Frankel ( D-Allegheny ) Caucus Secretary : Rosita Youngblood ( D-Philadelphia ) Caucus Administrator : Neal Goodman ( D-Schuylkill ) Policy Chair : Mike Sturla ( D-Lancaster )
Relevant Committee Chairs HOUSE : Professional Licensure :
• Republican : Rep . Mark Mustio , 44 th Legislative District , Allegheny County .
• Democrat : Rep . Harry Readshaw , 36 th Legislative District , Allegheny County .
Insurance :
• Republican : Rep . Tina Pickett , 110 th Legislative District , Bradford , Sullivan and Susquehanna counties .
• Democrat : Rep . Tony DeLuca , 32 nd Legislative District , Allegheny County .
Health :
• Republican : Rep . Matt Baker , 68 th Legislative District , Bradford , Potter and Tioga counties .
• Democrat : Rep . Florindo ( Flo ) Fabrizio , 2 nd Legislative District , Erie County .
SENATE : Appropriations – Senator Pat Browne ( R-16 ) Democrat : Sen . Vincent Hughes ( Philadelphia / Montgomery )
Banking & Insurance – Senator Don White ( R-41 ) Democrat : Sen . Sharif Street ( Philadelphia )
Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure – Senator Robert Tomlinson ( R-6 ) Democrat : Sen . Lisa Boscola ( Northampton / Lehigh )
Urban Affairs & Housing – Senator Tom McGarrigle ( R-26 ) Democrat : Sen . Wayne Fontana ( Allegheny )
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