"As State Representative, I worked hard to reform and change state government and put taxpayers first.
Because I have kept my promise and pledge to continue working to ensure government is working for you and not the
special interests, my colleagues have done me the great honor of naming me Chairman of the Government Reform Caucus. "
- George Dunbar
Leading by Example to Reform Harrisburg
George has led by example on reform and fought to ensure a more open and transparent government to save
Saying “No” to Costly Perks
Just like he promised, George refused a taxpayer-paid car and per diems. He has also refused to accept the
automatic legislative salary Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) every year. George continues to
work to change the taxpayer-paid defined contribution pension system.
Making Legislators Pay More
George fulfilled his pledge to pay for a portion of his own healthcare and even supported a new initiative that is
forcing all state Representative to pay for a portion of their healthcare costs like those in the private sector must
More Transparent Government
George supported a new law that creates an on-line database of all state spending called PennWATCH that will
let taxpayers see exactly where and how their money is spent.
Legislate in the Light of Day
George supported new House rules that allow for more time for public review of legislation before it is voted
upon, limits the time of day in which votes can take place and more.