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"If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime."
Lao Tsu
4th Century BCE
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TAG Consultant Hank Annoni demonstrates his stage agility every year as a Nutcracker volunteer for Civic Little Theater.
From the Capitol Wishing All of Our Friends a Healthy Safe and Successful 2018!!
TAG in the front row for NADSA at an AARP Public Policy Institute discussion about the cost of social isolation to Medicare
(Susan Reinhard, Sr. V.P. & Dir. AARP Public Policy Institute; Lynda Flowers, Sr. Strategic Policy Advisor AARP Public Policy Institute; Tricia Neuman, Sr. V.P Henry J. Kaiser Family Fdn. & Dir. of the Foundation’s Program on Medicare Policy; Jonathan Shaw, Clinical Asst. Professor Medicine & Dir. of Community Partnerships, Stanford University School of Medicine)
K.C. Wenger, Sen. Afflerbach, PA Governor Tom Wolf, and HSUS PA State Director Kristen Tullo celebrate the signing of “Libre’s Law,” the most comprehensive piece of animal protection legislation signed in PA in the past fifty years.
Listening to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper discuss a variety of issues at the 8th Annual State Solutions Conference in WDC. Several governors at the bi-partisan conference shared the opinion that more issues will need to be resolved by the states because the federal government has become dysfunctional.
At a recent rally of advocates for the compassionate treatment of animals, Sen. Afflerbach discussed the direct relationship between animal abuse and violence against individuals with Congressional candidate Conor Lamb.

At The Afflerbach Group we take Lao Tsu's classic proverb to heart. It is our guide. We live it.
Listening to John RotherPres. & CEO of the National Coalition on Health Care, and a panel discuss alternative payment models for preventative and acute health care. The presentation concepts delivered cost containment and at-home care to forestall long-term institutional care.
TAG takes on “the swamp” at the 
2017 Annual NADSA Conference in St. Petersburg, FL as Roy goes head to head confirming he will not support any legislation negatively affecting seniors, regardless of how it might be disguised.

HSUS joins TAG at the PA State Capitol requesting over 150 Representatives support legislation banning pet store sales of dogs, cats and rabbits unless they are working in collaboration with shelters or rescue organizations.
TAG joined the NADSA Board in Denver this month to assist with their recent strategic policy and planning session.
Roy congratulates newly-elected US Congresswoman Susan Wild from the Lehigh Valley in her Capitol office. Clearly, her dog (Zoe) is also ready to get down to business.
TAG assisted PA HSUS volunteers prepare as they dined the night before the PA Bar Institute Law Conference.
Adult Day Health Care consumers at Collabria Care in Napa participated with the staff on NADSA Virtual Advocacy Day by calling their legislators together.
Sharpsburg Mayor Matthew V. Rudzki and Roy proudly display their awards at the Humane Action Pittsburg 2019 Heroes Award Ceremony.
Senator Afflerbach stood with a bipartisan team of legislators to launch "Victoria's Law," an initiative ending sales from puppy mills in PA. Kneeling with Victoria, an abused breed dog rescued from a puppy mill, are HSUS State Director Kristen Tullo (right) and volunteer rescue advocates.
TAG welcomes the Fab Four from Pennsylvania to Congress. 
Susan Ellis Wild; Mary Gay Scanlon; Chrissy Houlahan; Madeleine Dean.
Sen Afflerbach and Jeraldine Fedoriw, Program Dir. at Gurwin Adult Day Health Program, snap a quick photo at the 2019 NY Adult Day Heath Care Council in April at Saratoga Springs.
2019 Humane Action Pittsburgh Heroes Award Ceremony
(L-R: Sen. Roy C. Afflerbach, II, Mayor Matthew V. Rudzki,
PA Rep. Sara Innamorato and Mayor Emily Marburger)
Roy visited The Northeast Adult Daycare in Philadelphia for an evening with Ross Schriftman, author of "My Million Dollar Mom", chronicling his family's challenges with his mother's rapid decline into dementia.
(Vlada and Anna, owners of Northeast Adult Daycare are pictured with Roy)
Sen. Afflerbach joined HSUS in hosting Leslie Nicol (aka: Downton Abbey's Mrs. Patmore, center) for a press conference promoting legislation eliminating puppy mill sales in PA. 
Stephanie Cole (Senior Aide to Mr. Torres) and Robert Torres 
(Secretary of the PA Dept of Aging) met with Sen. Afflerbach at the 2019 Annual PASC Conference.
Sen. Afflerbach & Camille Dobson, (Deputy Executive Director of ADvancing States - formerly NASUAD),caught up with HCBS & Medicare Advantage issues in Minneapolis. Dir. Dobson served as the Keynote Speaker for the NADSA annual conference.
Sen Afflerbach is surrounded by NV delegates (left) Rolando & Katiushka Pasada and (right) Christina & Christopher Vito at the recent National Adult Day Services Assoc. (NADSA) Conference in Minneapolis.
On Nov. 15th Sen. Afflerbach attended the 
2019 HSUS Fundraising Gala held in NYC and chaired by Georgina Bloomberg.
(L-R: Cliff Barone, Chetana Mirle, Grace Kelly Herbert, Georgina Bloomberg, Nicole Barone, Sen. Afflerbach)
Even during unprecedented times, Roy is always at the table engaging virtually with his clients and public policy makers at all levels.
SWPPA honored Roy in December with the 
2020 Pruitt-Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award 
for his ongoing work of improving the lives of older adults Southwestern PA.
Sen. Afflerbach, HSUS VP Prescott and HSUS State Dir. Tullo work with both sides of the aisle (Sen. Phillips-Hill, Reps. Farry, Stephens, Bizzarro and staff) to set a 2021-22 PA Legislative agenda.
Sen. Afflerbach (left end), Sen. Boscola (3rd from left) and Kristen Tullo, HSUS PA State Dir. (right end), meet with Lehigh Valley Humane Society officials about educating consumers of the clandestine marketing by puppy mills.
Sen. Afflerbach joins Grace Kelly Herbert, Rep. Tracie Pennycuick, Tracie Graham, and Rep. Jeanne McNeil at the Montgomery County SPCA announcing the introduction of HB 1299 banning pet store sales of dogs, cats, and rabbits sourced from “puppy mills”. 
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(L-R:) Sen. Afflerbach, Rep. Mike Schlosberg, Ellen Kern (Chief of Staff to Sen. Pat Browne), and Hal Warner (Executive Director of LCHS) celebrate the groundbreaking for the Community Vet Clinic & Canine Recovery Center at the LCHS.
Sen. Afflerbach joined US Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ)
and several other "movers and shakers" for a private luncheon in Philadelphia. 
(L-R:) Sen. Roy Afflerbach,
Peg Kuskin (with the McNees Winter Group), US Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ, Co-chair of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus), and Dr. Lou Kuskin discussed current Federal issues.
(L-R:) PA State Sen. Devlin Robinson, HSUS PA Dir. Kristen Tullo, PA State Rep. Tracy Pennycuick, and Sen. Afflerbach met to discuss and support Rep. Pennycuick's proposed legislation stopping puppy mill sales and the predatory financing of pets.