Jeff Dempsey

Public Policy Manager
Jeff Dempsey

Jeff Dempsey is the public policy manager for PAR. In this position, he serves as one of the primary lobbyists for the association at the state Capitol. He also serves as the staff liaison to the Public Policy Coordinating Committee and Pennsylvania Federal Policy Coordinators.

Jeff worked for a state-wide non-profit, and for a member of the PA House.

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General Assembly Approves Resolution to End Emergency Declaration

Along with this measure, the legislature also passed House Bill 854 on June 9, with new language extending all of the regulatory waivers that had been issued under the emergency order. Those waivers, including one that allow livestreamed education courses to be counted under the rules applicable to in-person courses, are now extended to Sept. 30. HB854 was approved by both the Senate and House of Representatives and now moves to the governor’s desk for his signature.

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CEO Corner: Discussing Private Roadway Maintenance Legislation

House Bill 523 would provide statutory language establishing shared responsibility among property owners for private roadway maintenance in situations when a private maintenance agreement is not in place.

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Rental Assistance Funding Approved, Governor Presents Budget Proposal

Legislation creating the framework for distribution of $570 million in rental assistance funding was signed into law. The additional funding for Pennsylvania property owners and renters was provided in the second federal stimulus bill approved by Congress in late December.

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State Bill Outlines Distribution for Federal Rental Assistance

Senate Bill 109 (Pittman, R-Indiana), which names the Department of Human Services as the administering agency to implement and oversee the $570 million allocated to the rental assistance program following the established federal guidelines, passed unanimously in the Senate on Wednesday and moved to the House.

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