February 23, 2011: Health Care


Committee vice-chair, Rep. Ted Harhai, Fayette/Westmoreland, waits for a testifier to provide clarification on their statement before asking a follow-up question.

Committee vice-chair, Rep. Ted Harhai, Fayette/Westmoreland, waits for a testifier to provide clarification on their statement before asking a follow-up question.

Freshman lawmaker, Rep. Pam DeLissio, D-Montgomery/Phila., asks a question of a presenter from Community Legal Services.

Freshman lawmaker, Rep. Pam DeLissio, D-Montgomery/Phila., asks a question of a presenter from Community Legal Services.


Rep. John Myers, D-Phila., chairman of the House Health Committee, addresses the crowd regarding the committee passage of H.B. 42 without a public hearing. The Republican-sponsored bill would prevent some federal health care measures from taking effect in PA.

Rep. John Myers, D-Phila., chairman of the House Health Committee, addresses the crowd regarding the committee passage of H.B. 42 without a public hearing. The Republican-sponsored bill would prevent some federal health care measures from taking effect in PA.

Democratic Policy Committee members wait to address the testifier while Chairman Mike Sturla provides comments about the issue of health care in the Commonwealth.

Democratic Policy Committee members wait to address the testifier while Chairman Mike Sturla provides comments about the issue of health care in the Commonwealth.