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Government reform group calls Pennsylvania legislature “dysfunctional”

Fairs District PA criticizes rules and legislative leaders for lack of productivity
By Scott LaMar/WITF

New Pa. House rules sought to strengthen bipartisanship. Insiders say it didn’t work.

The state House is now passing more bills from the minority party. But insiders say the bipartisan productivity is because of a slim partisan divide, not because of new chamber rules.

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

New Pennsylvania House rules must come with new political will

State House has more options to advance popular bills, but experts warn lawmakers themselves could stand in the way.
By Sam Dunklau

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Pa. Speaker Mark Rozzi pledges to ready House rules by month’s end

The Berks County Democrat who pledged to act as an ”independent” speaker has led meetings across the state to get input.
By Sam Dunklau

First Pa. Congressional map drafts give the GOP a slight edge in future elections

Negotiations and changes to either of the two ideas will likely happen before a final map lands on Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk for approval.

By Sam Dunklau and Katie Meyer/WHYY