Media Advisory – Senate Committees to Examine Consolidation Proposal

HARRISBURG – The Senate will hold the second in a series of public hearings looking into the Wolf Administration’s proposal to consolidate the departments of Human Services, Health, Aging, and Drug and Alcohol Programs. This is a major element of the proposed state budget, and will affect countless agencies and individuals across Pennsylvania. The first hearing was held in Harrisburg on March 29.


Senate Health and Human Services Committee

Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Majority Chair
Senator Judy Schwank (D-11), Minority Chair

Senate Aging and Youth Committee

Senator Michele Brooks (R-50), Majority Chair
Senator Art Haywood (D-4), Minority Chair

Intergovernmental Operations Committee

Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-32), Majority Chair
Senator Anthony Williams (D-8), Minority Chair

Senate Appropriations Committee – Health and Human Services Subcommittee

Senator Pat Browne (R-16), Majority Chair
Senator Vince Hughes (D-7), Minority Chair

Thursday, April 13, 2017

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Reading Hospital Conference Center, 420 S. Fifth Avenue, West Reading

AGENDA: The tentative agenda is can be found here.


Senator Baker:  Andrew Seder, (570) 226-5960,
Senator Bartolotta:  Katrina Anderson, (717) 787-1463,
Senator Brooks:  Diane McNaughton, (717) 783-1244,
Senator Browne:  Matt Moyer, (717) 787-1349,
Senator Haywood:  Michelle Welk, (215) 242-8171, 
Senator Hughes:  Elizabeth Rementer, (717) 787-3378,
Senator Schwank:  Jamie Klein, (610) 929-2151,
Senator Williams:  Sabrina Hall, (215) 492-2980,