March 16, 2011: Health Care

A testifier at the Policy Committee�s hearing on health care talks about the impact the termination of adultBasic has had on low income residents.

A former adultBasic enrollee who testified at a public hearing on health care is interviewed by an Erie television reporter.

Two members of the Policy Committee confer regarding testimony from a former adultBasic enrollee.

House Democratic Whip, Mike Hanna (left), D-Clinton/Centre, and Rep. Tony DeLuca (right), D-Allegheny, chairman of the House Insurance Committee, review the testimony provided a health care provider.

Sharon Ward of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center testifies about costs associated with health care in Pennsylvania.

Democratic lawmakers from across the state attended a public hearing on health care in Erie. Rep. Pat Harkins, D-Erie, and Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, led the hearing.

Rep. Ron Waters, chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, awaits a response from a testifier at  the Policy Committee hearing in Harrisburg.

State Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, waits for a testifier to conclude answering his question on H.B. 42.