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Voters may never again get to choose Pa.’s lieutenant governor candidates

A proposed constitutional amendment would allow a gubernatorial candidate to choose their running mate after the spring primary, much like the presidential race.

By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA

Wife of Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman targeted by racial slur at store

Gisele Fetterman, whose husband is Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, said the woman appeared to recognize her and began harassing her late Sunday afternoon at a store in Braddock.

By The Associated Press

Lawmakers OK ending election of state’s lieutenant governor

The Republican-controlled Senate voted 46 to 2 on Tuesday for a constitutional amendment that would end the current practice, in which the governor and lieutenant governor run separately for their party’s nominations.

By The Associated Press

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Senate bill could portend the end of the Lieutenant Governor’s mansion at Fort Indiantown Gap

A measure that moved from committee Tuesday would give the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs jurisdiction over the building and close it off to future lieutenant governors.
By Katie Meyer

John Fetterman: Pa. lieutenant governor’s appearance vs. reality might surprise you

“I made the choice at that point in ’95 that I didn’t want to spend the rest of my career just making my circumstances even better than they were."
By Charles Thompson/PennLive

What to do with a soon-to-be empty, taxpayer-funded mansion?

Pennsylvania's new lieutenant governor says it would feel "inappropriate" to move into the residence that comes with his job. Now, he's thinking about what to do with it.
By Katie Meyer