State Rep. Warren Kampf is serving his fourth term as the representative of Pennsylvania’s 157th Legislative District in the House of Representatives.
In the 2017-18 term, Kampf was appointed to the Appropriations Committee where he was named chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Fiscal Policy. He was also appointed to the House Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Liquor Policy Committees.
As the subcommittee chair on Appropriations, Kampf will play a role in examining tax and spending policy and other fiscal matters such as government debt.
Kampf was first elected in November 2010 based on his call to bring strong fiscal discipline to state government and to help re-invigorate a troubled state economy.
In addition to his committee assignments he also serves as co-chair of the House Life Science Caucus.
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Kampf’s legislative agenda has focused on job creation, pension reform, crafting sustainable budgets, improving Pennsylvania’s business climate and increasing competitiveness through regulatory reforms.
Kampf has now supported six budgets which have produced record levels of funding for education, and kept unnecessary government spending in check.
Legislation Kampf authored created a program to invest more than $75 million of seed capital into technology and life sciences start-ups here in the Commonwealth. Kampf also authored legislation, now law, which eliminated the sunset on the Research and Development Tax Credit. Kampf also authored legislation which now makes it possible to file corporate forms online with Pennsylvania’s Bureau of Corporations and permits same day service for such filings.
Kampf is the prime sponsor of landmark legislation which addresses the state’s growing pension crisis and confronts an issue that has been pushed down the road by previous administrations. He has also sponsored or co-sponsored legislation to free schools from costly state mandates, to provide incentives encouraging job creation for companies, to create more efficient government with an online business filing portal and to reform the state’s welfare system.
In 2013, Kampf was named State Official of the Year by LifeSciencesPA, Pennsylvania’s life sciences advocacy consortium. In 2014, Kampf was named to the Life Science Leadership Advisory Council of Pennsylvania.
Also in 2014 and again in 2016, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) named Kampf a “Guardian of Small Business” . The “Guardians of Small Business” designation is bestowed upon those legislators who voted to support small businesses and small business issues.
In the 2015-16 term, Kampf encouraged PECO to move forward with its SMART Gas Line Extension Pilot program, which gave residents access to natural gas in underserved areas. This resulted in a 2016-17 infrastructure project in Tredyffrin Township to extend natural gas service to a neighborhood of 120 homes.
Each year, Kampf sponsors a Martin Luther King Day of Service, honors local veterans at an appreciation breakfast, hosts a senior expo, honors local women who make a difference in the community at his annual Women’s Appreciation event, and brings families together for aFamily Safety Expo and Movie Night.
Kampf’s career included serving as a deputy prosecutor in the York County District Attorney’s Office and, later, as an assistant district attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. He also served seven years as a Tredyffrin Township supervisor, with two years as the chairman of the Tredyffrin Township Board of Supervisors.
Born and raised in Devon, Pennsylvania, Kampf is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy of Exeter, NH, Yale University, and Emory University School of Law. Formerly a partner with White and Williams, LLP, Kampf today serves as Of Counsel for this firm.
Kampf and his wife, Megan, are raising a son and a daughter in their home in Paoli.
The 157th Legislative District includes Tredyffrin and Schuylkill townships and a portion of Phoenixville Borough in Chester County, as well as parts of Upper Providence Township in Montgomery County.
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