Rep Bizzarro will host a House Policy Committee hearing on jobs tomorrow in Erie
State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on 21st century jobs at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 at the Manufacturer & Business Association, Forum Room, 2171 W. 38th St.
House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, will co-chair the hearing.
Bizzarro requested the hearing to further explore what more can be done to increase job creation in the region.
The hearing agenda is as follows:
4 p.m. Welcome and opening remarks
4:10 p.m. Panel One:
Brian Slawin, Ben Franklin Partnership NW Regional Director and Portfolio Manager
Dr. Valerica Vlad, professor of economics, Penn State Behrend
Maggie Horne, director of Small Business Development Center, Gannon University
Janet Anderson, Director of Partners for Performance, NWPA Workforce Development Board
4:50 p.m. Panel Two:
Sean Fedorko, co-founder, Radius CoWork
Beth Zimmer, co-founder and managing director, Innovation Collaborative
Matt Wiertel, director of business development, Velocity Network
5:30 p.m. Closing remarks