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Capitol reporter Katie Meyer covers Pennsylvania politics and issues at the Pennsylvania state capitol.
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Episode 48: A perfect storm for change

Written by Katie Meyer | Mar 30, 2018 4:44 PM

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Pennsylvania's not a state that changes course easily. But over the past few months of redistricting chaos, not to mention wider, national unrest over guns and sexual assault, the commonwealth has seemed on the brink of some major shifts.

That's what John Baer is hypothesizing, anyway.

The longtime columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and Inquirer joins us to discuss why he thinks the battle over Pennsylvania's congressional districts might be the catalyst needed to complete long-gestating initiatives to reform the judiciary and the redistricting process.

Plus, we'll discuss how all these factors may be playing into the November election.


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