Center for Rural Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania General Assembly

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Capitol Preservation Committee
Center for Rural Pennsylvania
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Joint State Government Commission
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Local Government Commission
Legislative Data Processing Center

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The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a joint legislative service agency of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

Per the Senate and House Rules, joint committees of the Pennsylvania General Assembly are assigned by the President Pro Tempore and by the Speaker of the House. Vacancies in the joint committees are filled by the President Pro Tempore and by the Speaker.[1][2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Resolution 3
DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Resolution 1


The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a bipartisan, bicameral legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The Center promotes and sustains the vitality of Pennsylvania's rural and small communities by: (1) sponsoring research projects to identify policy options for legislative and executive branch consideration and action; (2) collecting data on trends and conditions to understand the diversity of rural Pennsylvania; (3) publishing information and research results to inform and educate audiences about the diverse people and communities of rural Pennsylvania; and (4) participating in local, state and national forums on rural issues to present and learn from best practices.[3][4]



The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Center for Rural Pennsylvania Senate Members, 2013
Democratic members (1)Republican members (1)
John Wozniak, Vice ChairGene Yaw, Chair
Center for Rural Pennsylvania House Members, 2013
Democratic members (1)Republican members (1)
Rick MirabitoGarth Everett, Treasurer


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