Monthly Archives: May 2016

Today on the Hill

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8:45am – Local Government Commission business meeting

 

9:00am – Joint House & Senate Education Committee hearing on Every Student Succeeds Act

 

9:00am – Senate Game & Fisheries Committee hearing testimony on the expansion of Sunday hunting in PA

 

10:00am – House Local Government Committee to consider HB1893, HB1991, HB1992

Today on the Hill

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9:00am – Joint House Gaming Oversight and Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development hearing re: the Department of Revenue’s recent notification of the 12 operating PA casinos of its intention to increase the assessment for section 1401 accounts from 1.5% to 2%

 

9:00am – House Health to consider HB1104, HB1785

 

9:00am – Joint House and Senate Veterans Affairs committee hearing on the services the Department of Military & Veterans Affairs can provide to state agencies during emergencies and a presentation by the Civil Air Patrol on their three-fold mission

 

Off the floor – House Judiciary to consider HB30, HB585, HB1428, HB1781, HB1799

 

2:00pm – PERC Commission meeting

Today on the Hill

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10:00am – House Children & Youth public hearing on training and academic career paths for child welfare caseworkers.

12:00pm – Joint Legislative Conservation Committee forum on Chronic Wasting Disease in the PA deer population

12:15pm – House Transportation to consider HB1079, SB1152, SB1153, HB2025

RPG seeks government relations specialist

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Government Relations Specialist

This position is responsible for the state representation of client interests before the Pennsylvania General Assembly and offices under the Governor’s jurisdiction.

 

Applicant will build and maintain relationships with policymakers, agencies and officials at all levels of government. Duties include managing and tracking legislation through Pennsylvania Legislative Services (PLS), researching and analyzing government and client issues, communicating to government decision-makers on diverse topics, attending legislative and regulatory committee meetings and hearings, and sharing information with clients in a timely manner.

 

Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree, required experience in public policy/government relations/lobbying, working knowledge of Pennsylvania Legislative Services (PLS), strong interpersonal and communication skills, and highly motivated and team oriented individual.

 

Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jfirestone@ridgepolicygroup.com by May 27, 2016.