Legislators sworn-in, chamber leaders elected in day of ceremony

Legislators sworn-in, chamber leaders elected in day of ceremony

Tuesday marked the constitutionally required first day of session for the 2017-2018 General Assembly, and as is custom, members were officially sworn into office and the Speaker of the House and President Pro Tempore of the Senate were elected by their chambers.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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What will the new General Assembly look like?

What will the new General Assembly look like?

Tuesday, the legislators making up the General Assembly for the 2017-2018 legislative session will officially be sworn into office.

 

Starting on Day 1, what will the new legislature look like?

Monday, January 2, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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For the General Assembly, restructuring state government might start at home

For the General Assembly, restructuring state government might start at home

For the Pennsylvania General Assembly, restructuring state government might start with an internal look at its own operations.

Thursday, December 22, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Mid-year budget briefing: equal mix of doom and gloom with a twist of optimism

Mid-year budget briefing: equal mix of doom and gloom with a twist of optimism

Budget Sec. Randy Albright Wednesday held the annual mid-year budget briefing, offering a retrospective on the current fiscal year and looking ahead to what challenges will confront lawmakers in crafting the spending plan for the coming fiscal year.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
House Republican leaders hold pre-session pow-wow

House Republican leaders hold pre-session pow-wow

The newly-minted House Republican leadership team was spotted in the Capitol Tuesday where they were holding a pre-session planning meeting.

 

While the House does not formally return to session until January 3, 2017, when members will be sworn-in to office, caucus spokesperson Steve Miskin told reporters that Tuesday’s meeting among the leadership team was to start the process of committee formation and discuss ideas for the coming session.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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