Kulik to host Policy Committee hearing on Small Business Development Wednesday in Carnegie

CARNEGIE, Aug. 31 – As part of the House Democratic Caucus’ Plan4PA, state Rep. Anita Kulik, D-Allegheny, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on Small Business Development.

The hearing will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 at the Carnegie Borough Municipal Building’s board room, 1 Veterans Way, Carnegie.

Kulik requested the hearing to discuss the importance of small business development and growth across the commonwealth. Kulik will be joined by state legislators from across the state.

The current agenda is:

    2 p.m.            Welcome and Opening Remarks

     2:10 p.m.      Carol Kilko

                           Deputy Secretary, Business Financing

                           Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

     2:40 p.m.      Gerald Ferguson

                           Associate Professor of Business

                           Community College of Allegheny County

     3:10 p.m.      Public Comments by Local Businesses

     3:40 p.m.      Closing Remarks   

The meeting is one in a series being held across the state on the House Democrats’ Plan4PA that includes putting people first, good jobs, quality schools and fair taxes. Visit www.plan4pa.com for additional information about the Plan4PA and www.pahouse.com/policycommittee for Policy Committee materials.