Public hearing on Right to Know Law legislation

Senate State Government Committee

Thursday, June 23, 2022 | 9:00 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8EA

Agenda

Public hearing on Right to Know Law legislation

Schedule

9:00 a.m.: – Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Senator Argall and Senator Street

9:05 a.m.: – Office of Open Records – Testimony

  • Liz Wagenseller, Executive Director
  • Erik Arneson, past Executive Director

9:20 a.m.: – American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania – Testimony

  • Elizabeth Randol, Legislative Director

9:30 a.m.: – Local School Boards

  • Danielle Lindemuth, Elizabethtown Area School Board
  • Jen Goldhahn, Bermudian Springs School Board

9:45 a.m.: – Local Government Associations – Panel # 1

  • Jonathan D. Berger, Senior Director of Government Affairs – Testimony
    • Pennsylvania School Boards Association
  • Ashley Lenker White, Director of Government Relations – Testimony
    • County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania

10:05 a.m.: – Local Government Associations – Panel # 2

  • Joseph H. Gerdes, Director of Government Relations – Testimony
    • Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
  • Ronald J. Grutza, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs – Testimony
    • Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs

10:25 a.m.: – Pennsylvania News Media Association – 

  • Brad Simpson, President – Testimony
  • Sharon Sorg, CNHI Regional Executive Publisher – Testimony

10:40 a.m.: – Representative Lou Schmitt (Blair County)

  • Prime Sponsor of House Bill 2524

10:50 a.m.: – Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Written Testimony:

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