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News & Brews January 4, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! And the House speaker is ... Well, this was unexpected. Yesterday, House lawmakers chose Democrat Rep. Mark Rozzi (Berks County) as the next House Speaker. Spotlight Pa reports, “Rozzi’s…

News & Brews January 3, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! It’s swearing-in day! House and Senate lawmakers will take their oath of office at noon today. But the drama over which party holds the House majority continues. Up next:…

News & Brews December 23, 2022

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Fetterman gets settled in (temporary) basement office The Inquirer tracks incoming U.S. Sen. John Fetterman, who's now set up shop in "a temporary office in a colorless conference room…

News & Brews December 22, 2022

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Day in court for House power struggle yields no conclusion What began as a court hearing yesterday changed into closed door negotiations that "failed ... to settle a dispute…

News & Brews December 21, 2022

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! House power struggle over special elections heads to court today This morning at 10:00 a.m., the Commonwealth Court will hold a status conference in the legal battle over who…

News & Brews December 20, 2022

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! First Republican announces bid for House speaker GOP Rep. Valerie Gaydos (Allegheny County) has announced her intent to stand for House Speaker when the Legislature reconvenes in January. Democrat…

News & Brews December 19, 2022

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Dems, GOP pick candidates for special elections Democrat and Republican committee members met (separately) over the weekend to select their nominees for open House seats in Allegheny County. WESA's…

News & Brews December 16, 2022

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! House power struggle: Special elections edition PennLive reports that in the latest development in the struggle over which party has a majority in the House, Republican House Leader Bryan…

News & Brews December 15, 2022

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Battle over House control spills over to proposed constitutional amendments Earlier this year, Gov. Wolf sued the General Assembly over several proposed constitutional amendments. On Monday, a lawyer for…

News & Brews December 14, 2022

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Are election law changes ahead? Spotlight PA's Stephen Caruso dives into the question of whether lawmakers and Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro will accomplish any election law changes following two years…