About the Government Affairs Department
We are your voice on local, state and federal issues. From taxes to health care and product liability reform, the Manufacturer & Business Association’s (MBA) Government Affairs department monitors what’s happening in Washington, D.C. and Harrisburg, alerts members to pending legislation and provides a powerful, unified voice for business.
Representing the interests of more than 4,500 member companies located throughout northwest and central Pennsylvania, the MBA has a powerful influence in Harrisburg and Washington. Members rely heavily on our efforts to represent their interests, inform them of critical business issues, maintain constant contact with legislators, and continuously lobby on their behalf on issues that affect their business at the local, state and federal levels.

Lori Joint
Director of Government Affairs
2171 W. 38th Street
Erie, PA 16508
Angela Zaydon, Esq.
Government Relations Representative
(814) 460-3136