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Kaufer Welcomes House Policy Committee for Hearing on Welfare Reform Issues
5/17/2017
WHAT: House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) are hosting a hearing on welfare reform efforts in the Commonwealth, including qualification and access to programs, as well tackling waste, fraud and abuse.

WHO: Benninghoff, Kaufer and other members of the policy committee. Testifiers will include: Tom Murray of Peter’s Deli, Wilkes-Barre; Tom Baseski
of Thomas’ Family Market, Kingston; Chris Hackett, owner of One Source Staffing; Larry Melf of EDSI Solution; Patricia Lenahan, executive director of Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board Inc.; Christine Jensen, administrator of PA CareerLink, Luzerne County; and Warren Faust of
NEPA Building and Construction Trades Council.

WHEN: Thursday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: West Side Career Technology Center, 75 Evans Street, Pringle, PA 18704.

WATCH LIVE: Barring technical difficulties, the hearing will be live-streamed at pagoppolicy.com.

Media contact: Bob Nye, 717.991.8587, bnye@pahousegop.com
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