Speaker Turzai defends GOP-submitted congressional map, calls for transparent response from Gov. Wolf

Speaker Turzai defends GOP-submitted congressional map, calls for transparent response from Gov. Wolf

House Speaker Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) Monday afternoon defended the court-mandated revised congressional map he, along with Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson), submitted to Gov. Tom Wolf Friday night and called on the governor to response to their submission in an open and transparent way, providing a map he would support in the event he decides to not approve the new map.

Monday, February 12, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
With exit announced, Rep. Markosek reflects on time in legislature and looks ahead to new endeavors

With exit announced, Rep. Markosek reflects on time in legislature and looks ahead to new endeavors

With the recent announcement by House Appropriations Committee Minority Chairman Joe Markosek (D-Allegheny) that he plans on leaving the General Assembly at the end of this session—and his son Brandon announcing plans to run for his seat—the 36-year veteran of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is reflecting on his time in the legislature and looking ahead to new endeavors.

Monday, February 12, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Wolf addresses GOP congressional map as Pittsburgh leaves Act 47 oversight

Wolf addresses GOP congressional map as Pittsburgh leaves Act 47 oversight

With a signature, a shuffle of papers, and a handshake, Pittsburgh’s time in Act 47 financial oversight came to an end Monday morning. 

Meanwhile, taking his own questions after the ceremony, Wolf, in his first public appearance since Republican legislative leaders sent him their court-ordered replacement congressional map, only reiterated his hope for a “fair map.” 

Monday, February 12, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Sen. Langerholc introduces recovery to work pilot program

Sen. Langerholc introduces recovery to work pilot program

Sen. Wayne Langerholc (R-Cambria) joined The PLS Reporter to discuss his recovery to work pilot program.
Monday, February 12, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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