About Marty Marty Causer is committed to ensuring the voice of rural Pennsylvania is heard in Harrisburg. He is a vocal advocate for a limited government that responsibly invests taxpayer dollars without overtaxing its citizens. He opposes overregulation of business and industry, and supports policies that advance economic development and the creation of good, family-sustaining jobs. As an advocate for responsible use of the state’s natural energy resources, Marty is pleased to be named Republican Chairman of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee for the 2023-24 Legislative Session. He also continues his service on the Pennsylvania Grade Crude Development Advisory Council and was appointed to serve on the Environmental Quality Board. He previously served as chairman of the Policy, Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and Game and Fisheries committees. He continues to chair the Legislative Timber Caucus and the Northwest Caucus. In addition to his commitments to fiscal responsibility and economic development, Marty is a vocal advocate for rural health care and the needs of emergency medical services across the state, but especially in rural areas. He has successfully authored legislation twice to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for ambulance services and continues to fight for better access to training, more reasonable staffing requirements, direct pay and more. Marty currently serves as a member of the advisory board of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. He previously served as a director of the Port Allegany Area Economic Development Corporation, as vice president of McKean County’s EMS council and as director of operations for the Port Area Ambulance Service. He formerly worked as a dispatcher at the 9-1-1 center in Smethport and as a part-time police officer for the Borough of Port Allegany. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, he earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science. Marty resides in Turtlepoint and is a member of Saint Mary’s Church in Sartwell. He has three children: Matthew, Morgan and Mallory.