Pennsylvania Daybook




Associated Press Pennsylvania Daybook for Thursday, Sep. 15.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Philadelphia bureau is reachable at 215-561-1133.

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 15 11:30 AM Dem Sen. Bob Casey calls on GOP to address legislative issues before recess - Democratic Sen. Bob Casey calls on Republican Senate colleagues to address major legislative issues before leaving Washington, DC, on recess - in response to reports that Senate Republicans are considering early recess one week into the fall Senate session - via media conference call

Location: TBD http://casey.senate.gov/ https://twitter.com/SenBobCasey

Contacts: Jacklin Rhoads Sen. Bob Casey press [email protected] 1 202 228 6367

Dial in 202.228.0808 (RSVP for Passcode)

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Thursday, Sep. 15 8:30 AM Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey

Location: TBD http://www.phil.frb.org/ https://twitter.com/philadelphiafed

Contacts: Rachel Brown FRB Philadelphia Media Relations Representative [email protected] 1 215 574 3840 1 215 435 5249

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Thursday, Sep. 15 10:00 AM Pennsylvania State Rep. McCarter hosts hearing on water and sewer infrastructure - Pennsylvania State Rep. Steve McCarter hosts House Democratic Policy Committee hearing to discuss national and statewide infrastructure issues, including water and sewer infrastructure needs as related to Montgomery County

Location: Curtis Hall, 1250 Church Road, Wyncote, PA http://www.pahouse.com/

Contacts: Chris Fetterman House Democratic Communications Office [email protected] 1 717 787 7895

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Thursday, Sep. 15 10:00 AM Philadelphia Mayor Kenney's public schedule - Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney speaks at First Judicial District Mental Health Court annual Goal Achievement Ceremony, Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice, 1301 Filbert, Philadelphia, PA (10:00 AM EDT); serves on panel at 21st Century Cities Symposium, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD (3:30 PM EDT)

Location: Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Baltimore http://www.phila.gov/

Contacts: Lauren Hitt Philadelphia Mayor's Office Communications [email protected] 1 443 370 3205

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Thursday, Sep. 15 10:00 AM Pennsylvania State Rep. Harper hosts hearing on 'drugged driving and impact of medical marijuana' - Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee and State Rep. Kate Harper hold legislative hearing to discuss several issues surrounding drugged driving in the Commonwealth, including the impact of the legalization of medical marijuana

Location: Gwynedd Mercy University, 1325 Sumneytown Pike, Ambler, PA http://pahousegop.com/

Contacts: Rep. Harper’s Blue Bell Office [email protected] 1 610 277 3230

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Thursday, Sep. 15 11:30 AM Pennsylvania Elementary and Secondary Education Deputy Secretary Stem addresses Bethel Park Chamber - Pennsylvania Elementary and Secondary Education Deputy Secretary Matthew Stem delivers remarks at a Bethel Park Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Deputy Secretary Stem also provides update on major educational initiatives in Pennsylvania including the Wolf Administration's 'Schools That Teach' and the federal Every Students Succeeds Act

Location: Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South, 164 Ft. Couch Rd, Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh www.pa.gov

Contacts: Nicole Reigelman Pennsylvania Department of Education media [email protected] 1 717 783 9802

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Thursday, Sep. 15 12:00 PM PennDOT Secretary Richards outlines details of new mobile construction app - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie Richards outlines details of a mobile construction application helping PennDOT to save millions of dollars and be more efficient, as part of Governor Tom Wolf's GO-TIME initiative

Location: Colonial Park, U.S. 22 Exit, Interstate 83, PA www.pa.gov

Contacts: Rich Kirkpatrick PennDOT 1 717 783 8800

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Thursday, Sep. 15 7:30 PM Pennsylvania Corrections Wetzel speaks at 'Silent Disco' fundraiser to support children of incarcerated parents - Pennsylvania Corrections Secretary John Wetzel appears as special guest and honorary event chairman for Amachi Pittsburgh's biannual 'Silent Disco' fundraising event, to support children of incarcerated parents. The theme of this year's Amachi Hachi Pachi is 'Silence is Golden' in honor of 'children who 'no longer suffer in silence'

Location: PNC Park Riverwalk, 115 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh http://www.cor.pa.gov/ https://twitter.com/PAStatePrisons

Contacts: Pennsylvania Department of Corrections [email protected]

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Thursday, Sep. 15 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has no public schedule

Location: TBD www.pa.gov

Contacts: Jeff Sheridan Governor’s Press Office [email protected] 1 717 783 1116

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Thursday, Sep. 15 - Friday, Sep. 16 Coupon and Co-Pay Offset Strategies conference

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.cbinet.com/ https://twitter.com/advanstar_cbi

Contacts: Center for Business Intelligence [email protected] 1 339 298 2100

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Thursday, Sep. 15 Teleflex: Q3 2016 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://www.teleflex.com/en/investor/corporateProfile/index.html https://twitter.com/TeleflexInc

Contacts: Julie McDowell Teleflex Corporate Communications 1 610 948 2836

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Thursday, Sep. 15 Hershey Company: Q3 2016 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://www.thehersheycompany.com/investors.aspx?ICID=HCOMP1005

Contacts: Mark Pogharian Hershey Investor Relations 1 717 534 7556

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Thursday, Sep. 15 Triumph Group Inc: Q1 2017 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://ir.triumphgroup.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=61870&p=irol-irhome

Contacts: Sheila Spagnolo Triumph Group Inc Investor Relations [email protected] 1 610 251 1000

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Thursday, Sep. 15 Universal Health Services : Q3 2016 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://ir.uhsinc.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=105817&p=irol-IRHome

Contacts: Karen Sterner Universal Health Services Investor Relations [email protected] 1 610 768 3300

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NEW EVENT: Friday, Sep. 16 10:15 AM Dem Sen. Bob Casey tours Wills Eye Hospital and promotes services - Democratic Sen. Bob Casey tours Wills Eye Hospital to promote 'the substantial and important ophthalmologic services the hospital offers for its patients', in response to the hospital's 'danger of losing their ability to provide inpatient services from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)'

Location: Wills Eye Institute, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://casey.senate.gov/ https://twitter.com/SenBobCasey

Contacts: Jacklin Rhoads Sen. Bob Casey press [email protected] 1 202 228 6367

RSVP to [email protected], [email protected] or call 1 202-228-6367

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NEW EVENT: Friday, Sep. 16 11:15 AM Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders joins Dem senatorial candidate Katie McGinty on campaign trail - Democratic senatorial candidate for Pennsylvania Katie McGinty unveils new proposals 'to safeguard Americans from financial industry scammers, in light of the Wells Fargo scandal', Wells Fargo Branch, 2005 Market Street, Philadelphia (11:15 AM EDT) and joins Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders and Braddock, PA, Mayor John Fetterman for a campaign event at Carnegie Mellon University, 5032 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA (5:00 PM EDT)

Location: Philadelphia Pittsburgh http://www.katiemcginty.com/ https://twitter.com/KatieMcGintyPA

Contacts: Izzi Levy Katie McGinty for Senate [email protected] 1 215 779 3910

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Friday, Sep. 16 10:00 AM Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee hearing on speed cameras in Philadelphia - Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee hearing on House Bill 2233 by State Rep. John Taylor, on the use of speed cameras to reduce traffic and pedestrian deaths on Roosevelt Blvd in Philadelphia

Location: City Hall, 1401 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://pahousegop.com/

Contacts: David Foster Pennsylvania House of Representatives [email protected] 1 267 207 0207

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Friday, Sep. 16 10:00 AM National Constitution Center presents $100,000 to Civic Literacy Contest winners - National Constitution Center honors the three winning schools from the Center's Civic Literacy Contest with cash prizes of $100,000 for first place, $50,000 for second place and $25,000 for third place. The event also launches the Constitution Center's new Interactive Constitution app

Location: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia www.constitutioncenter.org https://twitter.com/ConstitutionCtr

Contacts: Merissa Blum National Constitution Center [email protected] 1 215 409 6645

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Friday, Sep. 16 - Saturday, Sep. 17 7:00 PM BELONG Tour National Women's Conference

Location: Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia www.belongtour.com https://twitter.com/belongtour

Contacts: BELONG Tour [email protected] 1 888 550 8910

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Saturday, Sep. 17 - Sunday, Sep. 18 Monster Energy Rock Allegiance - Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, music festival headlined by Alice In Chains (Saturday) and Avenged Sevenfold (Sunday) with Slayer, The Offspring, Breaking Benjamin, Volbeat, Chevelle and The Cult. Festival expands to two days for the first time

Location: Talen Energy Stadium, Chester, PA http://rockallegiance.com https://twitter.com/rockallegiance #RockAllegiance

Contacts: Kristine Ashton-Magnuson Ashton-Magnuson Media [email protected] 1 818 996 2496

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Saturday, Sep. 17 90sFest comes to Philadelphia - 90sFest, 90s-themed pop culture festival hosted by actor and comedian Pauly Shore concludes North American tour, featuring Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Sisqo and Sister Hazel

Location: South Side Warehouse, Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh http://www.90sfest.com/ https://twitter.com/90sfest #90sfest

Contacts: 90sFEST [email protected] 917 312 0694 Jesse Parker Stowell Parker|Phoenix Public Relations [email protected] 1 512 344 9341

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