HARRISBURG – Rep. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill) has announced his appointment to the House Health Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session by Speaker Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster).
“As we have seen over the past year, the House Health Committee plays an integral role in impacting legislative proposals regarding health care across the Commonwealth,” said Twardzik. “Under Chairman Kathy Rapp’s (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) leadership, the committee has tackled pressing issues such as the opioid epidemic and how to assist and help Pennsylvanians recover from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. I look forward to bringing my private sector background to this committee to support critical legislation that will benefit all Pennsylvanians.”
The House Health Committee focuses on issues such as abortion, disease management, stem cell research, health savings accounts, hospital-acquired infections, Medical Assistance, patient safety, pharmaceutical issues, telemedicine, vital records, such as birth and death certificates and much more.
The 123rd Legislative District consists of part of Schuylkill County, including the city of Pottsville and the townships of Blythe, Branch, Butler, Cass, Delano, East Norwegian, Foster, Mahanoy, New Castle, Reilly, Ryan and West Mahanoy, along with the boroughs of Ashland (Schuylkill County portion), Frackville, Gilberton, Girardville, Gordon, Mahanoy City, Mechanicsville, Middleport, Minersville, Mount Carbon, New Philadelphia, Palo Alto, Port Carbon, Shenandoah and St. Clair.
Representative Tim Twardzik
123rd Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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