Aug. 07, 2023

WHAT:    Travel and tourism are significant drivers of job creation and economic growth here in the Commonwealth. Rep. Ann Flood (R-Northampton) will be hosting a House Republican Policy Committee hearing to highlight this economic engine and discuss ways the legislature can help the travel and tourism industry prosper for future generations.  

WHO:    Flood; Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington); Alex Michaels, president and CEO, Discover Lehigh Valley; Kassie Hilgert, president and CEO, ArtsQuest; Jess Naderman, vice president and general manager, Dorney Park; Amanda Shurr, president and CEO, Lehigh Valley Zoo; and Kurt Landes, president and general manager, Lehigh Valley IronPigs Baseball Team

WHEN:    Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. 

WHERE:    ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Fowler Blast Furnace Room, Bethlehem. 

LIVESTREAM:    Barring any technical difficulties, the hearing will be streamed online at and

Media contact:    Jordan Walters, 717-260-6528,