Assessing the Challenges Facing Pennsylvania’s Job Creators
WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee field hearing on job creation, led by Chairman Rep. Dave Reed (R-Indiana) and Co-chairman Rep. David Maloney (R-Berks).

WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10 a.m. – noon.

WHERE: Exeter Community Library, 4569 Prestwick Road, Reading, PA 19606


Creating a Stronger Workforce
10:05 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
Dr. Robert Lees, Berks Career & Technology Center; and Dr. Anna Weitz, Reading Area Community College.

Assessing Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing Industry
10:25 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Hank C. Leipert Jr., SciCast International Inc.; David Hope, American Crane and Equipment Company; Dr. Sunil Widge, Carpenter Technology; and Robert Harrop, East Penn Manufacturing Company.

Reviewing Pennsylvania’s Regulatory Climate
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Christian Malesic, Home Builders Association of Berks County; Rod Martin, Martin Stone Quarries Inc.; Randy S. Eddinger, Suburban Water Technology Inc.; Bruce T. Rader, Berks Surveying & Engineering Inc.; and Douglas A. Kramer, Applied Surveying Inc.

Assessing Pennsylvania’s Small Business Environment
11:45 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Teresa Brutto and Vincenzo Brutto, Vincenzo’s Restaurant, Douglassville.


Media contact: Charles Lardner, 717.260.6443,
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