Constitutional amendments stalled with Pennsylvania House stalemate
Both the House and Senate are adjourned until Feb. 27.
Amending the state constitution has become the go-to tactic among legislative Republicans
The practical effect will be that if, in the future, a Republican legislature and governor pass a law restricting abortion in some way, abortion-rights advocates won’t be able to challenge it in state courts.
Pennsylvania Republican legislators are proposing more Constitutional Amendments.
Gov. Tom Wolf himself hasn’t talked about the measures recently, but that hasn’t stopped agency leaders from making their own cases against them.
Voters could hand more emergency power to Pennsylvania’s legislature if they approve one or both ballot questions that deal with it.