Government Relations Office

The Office of Government Relations is responsible for the full range of legislative and regulatory information and referral activities of the Department of Public Health, including:
  • Managing and developing the Department's legislative programs and implementing strategies to achieve the goals of the Department's legislative agenda.

  • Acting as a Commissioner’s liaison to the General Assembly, Congressional delegation, community-based organizations, private sector organizations and other public interest groups.

  • Providing assistance to constituents concerning Department policy and programs. 

  • Answering questions concerning the Public Health Code.

  • Developing Department regulations, which includes updating and maintaining the Public Health Code.

  • Assisting in the development of the Department's informational materials and publications.   

Further information:

Phone: (959) 529-7244

E-Mail us:

Adam Skowera, Legislative Liaison

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