Mar. 09, 2015

WHAT: Realizing the economic gains Montgomery County could reap from the Valley Forge Resort and Casino, Rep. Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) will host a public House Gaming Oversight Committee hearing to discuss her legislation, House Bill 565, which would redistribute the county share assessment of casino revenue to parks and nonprofit organizations across the county.

Toepel; Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin), chairman of the House Gaming Oversight Committee; Valerie Arkoosh, vice chair of Montgomery County Board of Commissioners; Abbie Newman, executive director of Mission Kids; Beth Sturman, executive director of Laurel House.

WHEN: Thursday, March 12, at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Room G-50, Irvis Building, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg

Media contact: Alison Evans, 717.260.6206,