Harrisburg Headline - October 20, 2011

 UPMC-Highmark impasse

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The House Insurance Committee, to which I belong, this week held two hearings on the health care dilemma involving medical provider UPMC and insurer Highmark. Following the second hearing, I spoke about the issue in an interview which you can view here to the right.

I am cosponsoring two pieces of legislation dealing with this impasse.

Read about House Bill 32

Read about House Bill 1910

Town hall meeting postponed
- Due to scheduling conflicts, I am canceling my town hall meeting for tonight, Thursday, Oct. 20, in Wattsburg. I will be holding a similar event on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m., at the Greene Township Building, 9333 Tate Road, Erie.

I am adding to the schedule a town hall meeting in Wesleyville on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m., at the Wesleyville Borough Hall, 3421 Buffalo Road. I hope you will take advantage of these opportunities to have your legislative questions and concerns addressed.
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