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Pennsylvania House speaker Joanna McClinton responds to harassment allegations against fellow Democrat Mike Zabel

The allegations are roiling an already fragile House Democratic majority, and are the first major test of McClinton’s speakership
By Sam Dunklau

Who will lead the Pennsylvania House? Lawmakers will soon decide as power struggle continues.

As legislative leaders battle for control, Democrats and Republicans will choose a person to serve as speaker of the Pennsylvania House.
By Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA

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Pa. Republicans fight to prolong House majority and pass far-reaching constitutional amendments

Republicans could have a functional majority in the Pa. House until at least February and are considering using the advantage to pass major constitutional amendments.
By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

A political shakeup could be in store for Pa. state lawmakers under new map proposals

Democrats could have the upper hand if proposals for state House and Senate maps hold after changes and potential court scrutiny.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY and Sam Dunklau

Updated: 2021-09-20 11:33:03

Elections, emergency powers, and mapmaking among the items on Pa. lawmakers’ fall to-do list

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.

By Sam Dunklau