Proposed Municipal Pension Legislation

Senate Finance Committee

Thursday, June 18

9:30 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room #1

Proposed Municipal Pension Legislation


Call to Order and Introductory Remarks
Senator John H. Eichelberger, Majority Chairman
Senator John Blake, Minority Chairman


Hon. Eugene DePasquale, Auditor General | Attachment
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


Panel #1- Stakeholders

Joint Testimony
Tom Baldrige, President & CEO
Lancaster Chamber of Business & Industry

David Patti, President & CEO
Pennsylvania Business Council

Gerald Cross, Executive Director
Pennsylvania Economy League Central Division


Panel #2 – Municipal Officials

Brian Pinheiro, Esq., Chair, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group
Ballard Spahr LLP

Hon. Joseph E. Sinnot, Mayor
City of Erie

Hon. Sal Panto, Jr., Mayor
City of Easton

George Wolfe, Manager
Lower Paxton Twp. (Dauphin County)


* All times are approximate, depending on length of testimony, questions/answers, etc.

Written Testimonies:

Calculated 2014 Municipal Pension State Aid Distribution

Firefighters Association

Les Neri

PA State Association of Boroughs

William Peduto, Mayor, City of Pittsburgh