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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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.
A year after George Floyd’s murder, Black Pa. lawmakers double down on push for police accountability
His death led to changes to some police practices last summer, but racial justice advocates say that was only the beginning.
House Leaders Benninghoff and McClinton said Thursday they will try an emergency amendment process to get the measure before voters in the spring.
McClinton made history last month when she was elected as the first woman of color to serve in a leadership role for the minority party.
Two women just made history in the Pa. legislature. Will that be the last thing they have in common?
The group of legislators say Black and Brown people naturally wear their hair in a variety of styles, but get disproportionately disciplined or excluded for doing so.