Scott Petri

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Scott Petri
State Representative Scott Petri
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 178th district
Assumed office
January 7, 2003[1]
Preceded by Roy Reinard
Personal details
Born 1960
Abington, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Residence New Hope, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Washington and Jefferson College, Villanova University School of Law
Occupation Attorney
Religion Presbyterian
Website http://reppetri.com
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Scott Petri (born 1960) is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 178th Legislative District.[2] He is the Chairman of House Urban Affairs and the House Ethics Committee. He also serves as a member of the Liquor Control Committees.[3]

Career[edit]

Prior to being elected to the House, Petri was a practicing attorney, he served as counsel to Upper Makefield Township and New Britain. He also served on the Upper Makefield Township planning commission and as solicitor to the township.

In 2002, Petri defeated Philadelphia sportscaster Carl Cherkin to succeed retiring Rep. Roy Reinard.[4] He has been re-elected to each succeeding session of the House.

Petri filed his Statement of Candidacy with the Federal Election Commission in October 2015 for the PA-8 2016 Congressional Race. [5][6]

Personal[edit]

A graduate of Villanova University School of Law (1985), Petri also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Washington and Jefferson College (1982) in Washington, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Downingtown Senior High School.[3]

He resides in New Hope, Pennsylvania with his wife and son.

Awards[edit]

2015 - “State Public Official of the Year” by Pennsylvania Bio (statewide trade association representing the life science industry).[7]

2014 - National Federation of Independent Business - “Guardian of Small Business” award.

2012 - “State Public Official of the Year” by Pennsylvania Bio (statewide trade association representing the life science industry).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SESSION OF 2003 - 187TH OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2003-01-07. 
  2. ^ http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/BiosHistory/MemBio.cfm?ID=1034&body=H
  3. ^ a b c http://www.reppetri.com/bio.aspx
  4. ^ "Pennsylvania General Election Results". Pennsylvania Secretary of State. 2002-11-05. Retrieved 2008-11-06. 
  5. ^ "PA-8: Petri Officially Jumps into Congressional Race (Politics PA)". Politics PA. October 2, 2015. Retrieved October 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Petri for Congress". PETRI for CONGRESS. Retrieved 2015-10-05. 
  7. ^ "Scott A. Petri Awarded "State Official of the Year" by Pennsylvania Bio - Begley Carlin & Mandio, LLP". Retrieved 2015-10-05. 

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