Results

  • Lead the successful effort to defeat a new cigar excise tax, in spite of the approval of new taxes on every other tobacco product in the FY 2016-17 budget.
  • Helped to draft the re-write of the City Revitalization & Improvement Zone (CRIZ) program and lead the lobbying effort to win approval of major program changes.
  • Secured language in the 2016 Pennsylvania Tax Code Bill that extended the Keystone Special Development Zone program for an additional 10 years
  • Worked with the financial services industry and Bar Association in a three-year stakeholder group that passed Act 95 of 2014, Act 79 of 2016 and Act 103 of 2016, which made significant improvements and reforms to the Commonwealth’s Power of Attorney law.
  • In 2016, secure two grants of over $250,000, each for local road and watershed improvements.
  • Active in the coalition that helped draft and pass Act 17 of 2016, Pennsylvania’s ABLE law.
  • Lobbied to secure a 9.4% increase in funding for Pennsylvania’s Long-Term Managed Care program.