Phillips Associates Harrisburg PA
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Harrisburg PA Lobbyist

PHILLIPS ASSOCIATES provides lobbying, advocacy, and monitoring depending on which services the client deems most beneficial. We also assist clients through the maze of Lobbying Disclosure required of all principals (those who hire lobbyists). Thanks to years of Harrisburg and Washington experience, we also can collaborate with other lobbying professionals as needed or dictated by particular expertise areas. We pride ourselves on professionalism and integrity based on an ethical and effective business model.

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Some of the issues on which Vince Phillips and PHILLIPS ASSOCIATES have lobbied include:

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Agent & Broker Fees (Act 147)

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Agriculture Funding (PA & US)

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AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH FUNDING Christmas trees & ornamental conifers (PA)

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ANNUITY TAX REPEAL tax on non-qualified annuities ( PA)

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AUTO INSURANCE market access (PA)

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BANK MARKETING of INSURANCE standards for financial institutions to market insurance (PA)

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BENEFIT CONSOLIDATION school districts (PA)

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Biosolids Applications

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Broadband Rural Access

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BUSINESS TAXATION ISSUES Capital Stock & Franchise Tax, death tax, and others (PA)

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Conservation

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CROP INSURANCE insurance premium subsidy (PA)

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DRIVER EDUCATION funding Driver Education and requiring it as a condition for graduation (PA)

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT tax incentives (PA)

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FLORAL INDUSTRY DECEPTIVE PRACTICES making an unfair trade practice illegal (PA)

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HEALTH INSURANCE - promote private sector role in providing health insurance (PA & US)

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HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES ensuring central role for agents and a level playing field with private sector health insurance (PA)

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Health Insurance-- State Regulation of Affordable Care Act Navigators (PA)

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Health Insurance -- Surprise Billing (PA)

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HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS tax incentives for Consumer-Directed health care (PA & US)

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HIGHWAY SAFETY Graduated Driver Licensing (PA)

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INSURANCE ADVOCATE opposed creation of separate office (PA)

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INSURANCE PRODUCER LICENSING reformed and standardized licensing (PA)

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INSURANCE PRIVACY RULE Gramm Leach Bliley Act, HIPPAA, and Third Privacy rule implementation and compliance

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INSURANCE PREMIUM DISCOUNTS certified worker committee 5% Workers compensation discount

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LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE tax incentives to encourage purchase of the product (PA & US)

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LONG-TERM CARE PARTNERSHIP Medicaid spend-down shelter allowing the individual to have private sector long-term care insurance (PA & US)

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MANDATED BENEFITS curb growth in mandated benefits (PA)

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE REFORMS caps on non-economic damages, venue legislation, etc. (PA & US)

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MINE SUBSIDENCE established insurance agents as distribution system for DEPs mine subsidence insurance program

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Mini-COBRA in PA

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OWNER-CONTROLLED (WRAP-UP ) bundling contractor insurance (PA)

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PA Preferred branding program

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PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS licensing (US)

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REGULATORY RELIEF small business (PA)

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Risk Management -- Food Safety Modernization Act implementation (PA)

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Rural Issues (PA)

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SEPTAGE MANAGEMENT ISSUES

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SINGLE PAYER opposed (PA & US)

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SOIL SCIENCE licensing (PA)

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TORT REFORM product liability, non-economic damages, joint and several liability (PA)

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TOURISM Welcome centers, museum funding (PA)

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UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK INDEMNIFICATION FUND opposed subsidies (PA)

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UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE exemption (PA)

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Workers' Compensation: WC premium discount permanent

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Workers' Compensation: reforms, WC permanent premium discount for worker safety committees, subcontractor sole proprietor WC coverage (PA)

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WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES





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