Barrar to Co-Host Joint Hearing of House and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committees
WHAT: Rep. Stephen E. Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), majority chairman of the House 
            Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will co-host with Sen. 
            Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Monroe/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), majority 
            chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness 
            Committee, a joint hearing of the committees to examine the feasibility of 
            establishing a state disaster assistance program.

WHO:   Barrar; Baker; members of the House and Senate committees; Glenn Cannon, 
            director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency; Elam Herr, 
            assistant executive director of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township 
            Supervisors; Ed Truitt of the Delaware County Emergency Management Agency; 
            and other local emergency response officials and elected representatives.

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 9 a.m.

WHERE: Room 8, East Wing, in the Capitol Complex, Harrisburg

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: A live webstream will be available at

Media contact: Nicole Wamsley, 717.783.8063,
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