May. 24, 2024

WHAT:     House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Brian Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana), and other lawmakers will host the second in a series of hearings titled “Excellence in Government: Preserving Benefit Integrity” to discuss ways to safeguard Pennsylvania’s social benefit programs from fraud, waste, and abuse, and ensure the state’s resources are efficiently allocated and accessible to those who truly require assistance.

WHO:     Kail; Smith; members of the committee; and testifiers Sam Adolphsen, policy director, Foundation for Government Accountability; and Roy Lenardson, state government affairs director, Foundation for Government Accountability.  

WHEN:     Thursday, May 30, at 10 a.m. 

WHERE:     Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Punxsutawney Campus
Room 223, 1012 Winslow St., Punxsutawney, PA 15767

LIVESTREAM:    Barring any technical difficulties, the hearing will be streamed online at

Media contact:    Nancy Nilson, 717-260-6238,