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Charlie DentCongressman Charlie Dent

Congressman Charlie Dent represents Pennsylvania’s 15th district which includes all of Lehigh County, and portions of Northampton, Berks, Dauphin and Lebanon counties. First elected to Congress in 2004, Charlie has also served as a state Representative and state Senator.

Charlie was named to the House Appropriations Committee in 2011. During his tenure on the Committee, discretionary spending by the Federal Government has gone down in successive years, the first time that has happened since the end of the Second World War.

He currently serves as Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs. Charlie is the Vice-Chairman of the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies. 

Congressman Dent currently serves as the Chairman of the House Committee on Ethics.

Congressman Dent’s championing of pro-growth economic policies has earned him the support of the National Association of Manufacturers, the National Federation of Independent Business and, of course, the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Charlie is a life-long native of Allentown. He and his wife Pamela are the proud parents of three children: Kathryn, William and Jack. Kathryn graduated last spring from his alma mater, Penn State University. William is currently a junior there, making him an incredibly happy father.


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