Scott appointed to PA House committees

HARRISBURG, March 8 – State Rep. Greg Scott, D-Montgomery, announced today he has been appointed to the Finance, Gaming Oversight, Insurance and Veterans’ Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees for the 2023-24 session in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

“I look forward to using the breadth and depth of expertise I have developed as a magisterial district judge, in local government and as a long-term volunteer firefighter on these committees whose work shapes the laws impacting Pennsylvanians’ lives,” Scott said. “From working to reduce tax burdens on residents to enhancing veteran programs, providing oversight to the gaming and insurance industries, and supporting our firefighters and EMTs, I am eager to engage with my colleagues in my party and across the aisle to ensure that the laws that go to the House to be voted on best serve the interests of the people of Pennsylvania.”

The Finance Committee reviews bills dealing with financial issues for the state, including tax collection rates and policies, and banking policies.

The Gaming Oversight Committee works with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and the Department of Revenue to evaluate bills that affect gaming in Pennsylvania, including the types of gaming allowed in the commonwealth, as well as rules for casinos and the use of gaming proceeds in Pennsylvania.

The Insurance Committee reviews bills that regulate home, auto and health insurance, as well as fraternal society group benefits.

The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee reviews bills that affect veteran-related and other military issues, as well as disaster preparedness and emergency response in the commonwealth.

Inquiries should be directed to Scott’s office at (484) 685-3494 or toll free at (833) 821-1759.