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Pa. House GOP pushes ahead plan for committee to investigate election processes

Democrats said they were concerned about Republicans launching partisan investigations into the election in the weeks ahead of Election Day.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

House approves restaurant capacity bill Wolf says he’ll veto

Lawmakers voted 145 to 56 in favor of the bill, which would end a requirement that customers buy food when they purchase alcohol and would allow people to be served drinks at bars.

By The Associated Press

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Berks State House candidate and Biden campaign surrogate apologizes for past tweets

State Rep. candidate Manuel Guzman Jr.'s hopes to court the Latino vote may be affected by past misogynist and racist comments.
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Ex-state lawmaker ordered to begin house-arrest sentence

Movita Johnson-Harrell was accused of taking money from the nonprofit and spending it on vacations, clothing and other personal needs.

By The Associated Press

Updated: July 29, 2020 | 2:01 pm

Pa. House speakers get reprieve from criminal history plaques

The plaques were hung to address criticism that the portraits of convicted former lawmakers shouldn’t be displayed near the likes of Ben Franklin.

By The Associated Press

Meet Pa. House Speaker Bryan Cutler: A farmer, a triathlete, a leader who never forgets his mistakes

Bryan Cutler sat down last week with PennLive to talk about his role, the issues that lie ahead for the remainder of the session, and the tenets by which he lives.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

House votes to make Republican Rep. Cutler its next speaker

The vote for Rep. Bryan Cutler of Lancaster County was technically unanimous, and was a step up from the position of majority leader he has held for nearly two years.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Top Republican Mike Turzai will resign from the Pa. House on June 15

Turzai announced in January he would not seek reelection this fall and would instead pursue a job in the private sector.
By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA