Haggerty to host Policy Committee hearing on human services Tuesday in Olyphant

OLYPHANT, April 27– State Rep. Kevin Haggerty, D-Lackawanna, announced today that he will host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on human services.

The hearing will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 2 at Haggerty’s satellite office, 530 E. Park St., Olyphant. 

Haggerty requested the hearing to give local groups the opportunity to discuss issues related to human services and to hear the latest happenings from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.

The current agenda is:

2:00 p.m.      Welcome and Opening Remarks

2:10 p.m.      Patricia Allen, Director of Bureau of Program Support, Pennsylvania

Department of Human Services

2:50 p.m.      Panel from Local Organizations:

  • Don Barney, Director of Clinical Services, Keystone Community Resources
  • Paul Emark, Program Participant, Keystone Community Resources
  • Don Broderick, Executive Director, The Arc of Northeastern PA

3:30 p.m.      Closing Remarks    

The hearing is open to the public and the media is invited to attend.