Warren to host Policy Committee hearing on transportation Monday in Newtown

NEWTOWN, March 27 – State Rep. Perry Warren, D-Bucks, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on transportation.

The hearing will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 1 at the Bucks County Community College, 275 Swamp Road. The media and public are invited to attend.

Warren requested the hearing to examine how investing in transportation improvement projects can enhance public safety and boost the economy while creating more jobs. Gov. Tom Wolf’s Restore Pennsylvania proposal also will be discussed. Warren will be joined by state legislators from across the state, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster.

The current agenda is: 

          2 p.m.      Welcome and opening remarks

     2:10 p.m.      Panel One: 

  • Ken McClain, District 6 executive, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

  • Charles Duncan, director of legislative affairs, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

              3 p.m.      Stephanie Shanblatt, Ph.D., president, Bucks County Community College  

         3:30 p.m.      Closing remarks    

The meeting is one in a series held across the state on House Democrats’ Plan4PA, focused on putting people first, good jobs, health care access, quality schools and jobs training, and a fair economy. Additional information about the plan is available at www.plan4pa.com.

For more information about the Policy Committee, go to www.pahouse.com/policycommittee.