Democrats could have the upper hand if proposals for state House and Senate maps hold after changes and potential court scrutiny.
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Pa. Senate election probe contract doesn’t say if the public will see the results, among other things
The $275,250 contract is revealing more details about the Republican-led probe, which is taking place without evidence of widespread fraud or irregularities.
“Now that the five-member LRC has usable Census data, it has three months to submit its first map.”
As they reconvene on Monday, state lawmakers are expected to focus on redistricting, re-upping a flood disaster declaration, and restricting emergency powers of Gov. Tom Wolf’s cabinet secretaries.
Lawmakers may begin re-considering the measure as early as Monday. It’s likely to come before voters as an emergency constitutional amendment.
Clash between Gov. Wolf and GOP legislature hinges on different understandings of power under the Pa. Constitution
Bill Brittain said he is frustrated by the slow pace of change in Harrisburg and within the Democratic Party.