JSGC Executive Director, Glenn Pasewicz, begins the episode by discussing the role of legislative task forces in the Commission's work. Afterward, Susan Elder and Bryan DeWalt speak with project manager Frank Lill about our recent report on veterans services. The full report, Coordination of Veterans Services in Pennsylvania, was released in March of 2021. The report was authorized by Senate Resolution 170 of 2019 and sponsored by Senator Iovino.
In this episode, Executive Director Glenn Pasewicz introduces the concept of warm hand-offs, a coordination of public services to encourage people with Substance Use Disorder to seek treatment. The majority of the episode features Susan Elder and Bryan DeWalt speaking with Helen Khanzhina, project manager of Warm Hand-Offs in Pennsylvania. The report was authorized by House Resolution 216 of 2019 and sponsored by Representative Polinchock. The final report was released in December of 2020.
In our very first episode, Glenn Pasewicz, Executive Director at Joint State introduces the agency and explains our process for creating reports. The remainder of the episode contains a discussion between Susan Elder, Comptroller at JSGC and Bryan DeWalt, Project Manager of the recently released report titled Conversion of Unused State Property into Drug Treatment Facilities. The report was authorized by House Resolution 147 of 2019, sponsored by Representative Gregory.