PA State Chamber and PA Bankers Association State Policy Update Featuring Alex Halper and Dan Reisteter - Feb. 2021
PA State Chamber and PA Bankers Association State Policy Update Featuring Alex Halper and Dan Reisteter
Now with Special Guest Congressman Dan Meuser
GRCA will host a panel of experts on state policy issues that will feature Alex Halper, Director, Government Relations, PA Chamber of Business and Industry and Dan Reisteter, Vice President Government Relations, Pennsylvania Bankers Association to discuss the FY 2021-22 budget, legislative priorities, and state policies under consideration that will affect business.
Congressman Meuser will be joining us to talk about the recently introduced $1.9 Trillion COVID Rescue Plan. He is interested in hearing directly from small business owners to convey their concerns and needs through his new position on the Small Business Committee and his continued work on the Problem Solver’s Caucus. Reserve your chance to talk with your Member of Congress and these state advocacy leaders today!
About our Speakers
Alex Halper joined the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry's Government Affairs team in 2011. Halper serves as a lobbyist for issues including labor/employment policy, education, workforce development, local tax policy, international trade and immigration. He serves on the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Advisory Board, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Advisory Council and the Governing Board of the Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau. Prior to joining the PA Chamber, Halper served as a legislative assistant in Washington, D.C. to former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter. In this capacity, he worked on numerous areas of public policy, including transportation and infrastructure, homeland security and appropriations. Originally from Allentown, Halper graduated from the George Washington University in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in Political Science.
Dan Reisteter has advocated the banking industry's positions on state legislative issues affecting the industry before the PA General Assembly and state agencies as PA Bankers Association?s Vice President of Government Relations since 1991. His responsibilities include day-to-day lobbying of members of the General Assembly and legislative staff, coordinating the development of PA Bankers? positions on issues with volunteer bankers serving on various association government relations committees. In addition, he is involved in the annual PaBPAC fundraising campaign and state legislative grassroots activities. He has been with PA Bankers Association for over 30 years.