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The Joint State Government Commission serves as the bipartisan and bicameral research agency of the General Assembly. It is comprised of the entire membership of the General Assembly.

Current Events
JSGC publishes report on the physician shortage in Pennsylvania

The report is available here.

Posted on April 20, 2015
JSGC releases Staff Update to the 2003 Report on Gubernatorial Appointments Requiring Senatorial Advice and Consent

The report can be found here.

Posted on April 07, 2015
JSGC publishes diabetes report

Pursuant to 2014 HR 936, JSGC has published its first report on the diabetes programs in Pennsylvania.  The report is avaialable here.

Posted on March 16, 2015
JSGC publishes annual reports on higher education
Posted on March 06, 2015
JSGC closing due to weather

JSGC will be closing at 11:00 on Thursday, March 5, 2015, due to weather.

Posted on March 05, 2015
Updates to the JSGC website

JSGC now offers an email subscription option and an RSS feed option, which will allow those interested to keep up with the goings-on at JSGC.  Sign up today!

Posted on March 02, 2015
JSGC publishes interim report

HR659 of 2014 directed the Commission to produce a report with recommendations regarding the problem of addiction and opioid analgesics.  The resolution also directed that the Commission and Advisory Committee release an interim report of guidelines for prescribing opioid analgesics.  The interim report can be found here.

Posted on December 09, 2014
JSGC holiday schedule

JSGC will be closed December 25th and 26, and January 1st and 2nd.

Posted on December 05, 2014
SB 75 signed by Governor Corbett

Senate Bill 75 extensively revised the law on human trafficking in the areas of prosecution, prevention, victim protection, evidentiary confidentiality, limitation of actions, victim impact statements and classification of sexual offenses.

With the governor's signature, the bill bacame Act 105 of 2014.

Posted on November 18, 2014
JSGC staff present report to conference on aging

Commission staff travelled to Gettysburg to present the "Report of the Advisory Committee on Long Term Care Services and Supports for Older Pennsylvanians" at the annual conference of the PA Department of Aging, PA Council on Aging, and PA Area Agencies on Aging.

Posted on November 20, 2014
Site Updated May 18, 2015