Reps. Ryan Warner (R-Fayette) and Charity Grimm Krupa (R-Fayette) will host the House Republican Policy Committee for a public hearing to discuss the critical need for rural broadband and cellphone coverage expansion, and to advocate for inclusive technological access and equitable opportunities for all communities.
Warner, Grimm Krupa, Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), members of the committee and the following testifiers: Brandon Carson, executive director, PA Broadband Development Authority; Gregg Downer, Luzerne Township supervisor; Richard Black, GIS/systems manager of Fayette County Emergency Management Agency; paramedic with Brownsville Ambulance Service and fire chief at Brownsville Fire Company No. 1; Andrew P. French, executive director, Redevelopment Authority of the County of Fayette; and Jeremy Crandall, assistant vice president for state legislative affairs, CTIA – The Wireless Association.
Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 2 p.m.
Fay-Penn Economic Development Council, 1040 Eberly Way, Suite 100, Lemont Furnace
Barring technical difficulties, the hearing will be streamed live at PAGOPPolicy.com
Patricia Hippler, 717.772.9846, firstname.lastname@example.org