June 22, 2020 | 7:51 AM
Electing a new Pa. House speaker expected to lead toward leadership shake-up in GOP caucus
At least two people from central Pennsylvania could move into top leadership positions.
A day after leaving his post as speaker of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives, Mike Turzai has become general counsel for the Pittsburgh-based natural gas division of Essential Utilities Inc.
Mike Turzai said he hoped “to move into the private sector” but did not announce any future plans.
In Pennsylvania, lawmakers can legally take gifts. The head of an organization pushing for a ban on such gifts said they contribute to a “culture of corruption” in Harrisburg.