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Relief for abuse survivors, other constitutional amendments halted in Pa.’s split legislature

Deep partisan differences are keeping proposals with bipartisan support from voters, including one that would give survivors of childhood sexual abuse a chance to sue their abusers.

By Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

State lawmakers vote for package of 5 constitutional changes

The state House is advancing a bundle of constitutional amendments, part of an ongoing tactic by Republicans to pursue policy objectives by going around Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.

By The Associated Press

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Voters to get final say on limiting governor disaster powers

Republican lawmakers have repeatedly tried to overturn pandemic response policies undertaken by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf over the past year.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Two for the price of one: Pair of proposed amendments to state constitution head to Pa. House

Bid to limit governor's emergency powers is attached to racial equality amendment
By Benjamin Pontz/PA Post

Pa. voters approve Marsy’s Law by wide margin, but legal challenge could block it

It could take a year or longer to resolve whether victims’ rights measure is constitutional
By Katie Meyer/WITF