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The Morning Call
Politics as UsualLast week, Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, and others publicly “objected” to H
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Last week, Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, and others publicly “objected” to Haggerty’s truancy, causing Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, to mark him as unexcused. If more objections are noted, the House could hold Haggerty in contempt... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mullery backs Carroll, objects to Haggerty absenceRep. Gerald Mullery, D-119, Newport Twp., objected Tuesday to excusing Haggerty
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Rep. Gerald Mullery, D-119, Newport Twp., objected Tuesday to excusing Haggerty’s latest absence after House Speaker Mike Turzai gaveled the latest session’s start. On Monday, Rep. Mike Carroll, D-118, Avoca, was the first to object to... Read more
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Philly.com
Abortion bill heads to Gov. Wolf for vetogovernor’s race. State Sen. Scott Wagner (R., York) voted for the bill when it
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
governor’s race. State Sen. Scott Wagner (R., York) voted for the bill when it passed the Senate, and House Speaker Mike Turzai (R., Allegheny) voted for it on Tuesday night. Both are running for the Republican nomination to challenge Wolf... Read more
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Philly.com
'This is a gerrymandered map,' West Chester professor says in redistricting trialU.S. Sen. Pat Toomey; Gov. Wolf and former Gov. Tom Corbett. During cross-exam
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey; Gov. Wolf and former Gov. Tom Corbett. During cross-examination, a lawyer for House Speaker Mike Turzai, Robert Tucker, questioned whether other reasons could explain the map: the clustering of Democrats in urban... Read more
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The Morning Call
G. Terry Madonna and Michael Young: An early preview of Gov. Wolf's re-election chancesthe other hand, he has attracted a field of four GOP challengers so far, includ
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
the other hand, he has attracted a field of four GOP challengers so far, including state Sen. Scott Wagner, House Speaker Mike Turzai, attorney Laura Ellsworth and businessman Paul Mango. Moreover, Wolf has had a bull's-eye painted on his back... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Mullery backs Carroll, objects to Haggerty absenceone to object. State Rep. Gerald Mullery, D-119, Newport Twp., objected to exc
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
one to object. State Rep. Gerald Mullery, D-119, Newport Twp., objected to excusing Haggerty’s absence after House Speaker Mike Turzai gaveled the latest session’s start. On Monday, Rep. Mike Carroll, D-118, Avoca, started what is expected to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carroll moves to end Haggerty absenceapproval that does not require a lawmaker to explain the absence. No one object
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
approval that does not require a lawmaker to explain the absence. No one objected until Carroll did. House Speaker Mike Turzai, an Allegheny County Republican, agreed the leave would no longer be excused, Patton said. Haggerty has defended... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Haggerty's excused absences could be nearing an endapproval that does not require a lawmaker to explain the absence. No one object
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
approval that does not require a lawmaker to explain the absence. No one objected until Carroll did. House Speaker Mike Turzai, an Allegheny County Republican, agreed the leave would no longer be excused, Patton said. Haggerty has defended... Read more
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TribLIVE
Expert sees partisanship in Pennsylvania congressional mapsalso hope to show that the skewing is intentional, relying in part on evidence
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
also hope to show that the skewing is intentional, relying in part on evidence that was turned over by House Speaker Mike Turzai and Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati in last week's separate federal trial, Agre v. Wolf. Commonwealth... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Expert: State congressional maps show partisanship13-5 splits in every case, Chen noted. Lawyers for the Republican leaders who
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
13-5 splits in every case, Chen noted. Lawyers for the Republican leaders who are among the defendants, House Speaker Mike Turzai and Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, said they plan to put on a rebuttal expert to challenge parts of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Carroll moves to end Haggerty absenceapproval that does not require a lawmaker to explain the absence. No one object
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
approval that does not require a lawmaker to explain the absence. No one objected until Carroll did. House Speaker Mike Turzai, an Allegheny County Republican, agreed the leave would no longer be excused, Patton said. Haggerty has defended... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Carroll moves to end Haggerty absenceautomatic approval that does not require a member to explain the absence. No on
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
automatic approval that does not require a member to explain the absence. No one objected until Carroll did. House Speaker Mike Turzai, an Allegheny County Republican, agreed the leave would no longer be excused, Patton said. Haggerty has defended... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania's fast-tracked gerrymandering trial begins todayleanings of voters when they created the current Pennsylvania congressional map
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
leanings of voters when they created the current Pennsylvania congressional map, according to documents federal judges ordered them to turn over in a trial that began last week. Lawyers for House Speaker Mike Turzai and Senate Presid... Read more
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The Morning Call
What's inside gerrymandering data top Pa. Republicans fought to keep privateaccording to documents federal judges ordered them to turn over in a trial that
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
according to documents federal judges ordered them to turn over in a trial that began last week. Lawyers for House Speaker Mike Turzai and Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati fought to keep private a trove of documents as they prepared for... Read more
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Philly.com
Inside the gerrymandering data top Pa. Republicans fought to keep privateto documents federal judges had ordered them to turn over in a trial that began
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
to documents federal judges had ordered them to turn over in a trial that began this week. Lawyers for House Speaker Mike Turzai and Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati had fought to keep private a trove of documents as they prepared... Read more
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Times Leader
GOP lawmaker’s ‘I don’t like men’ comment stirs protesta committee that has authority over legislation to expand gay and transgender r
Times Leader / Posted 11 days ago
a committee that has authority over legislation to expand gay and transgender rights, his spokesman said. House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Turzai, who is running to challenge Wolf’s re-election bid... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protesta committee that has authority over legislation to expand gay and transgender r
WGEM Quincy / Posted 11 days ago
a committee that has authority over legislation to expand gay and transgender rights, his spokesman said. House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Turzai, who is running to challenge Wolf's re-election bid... Read more
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The Middletown Press
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestmeeting to accost his Democratic counterpart for touching his arm and suggest t
The Middletown Press / Posted 11 days ago
meeting to accost his Democratic counterpart for touching his arm and suggest the man might be gay. House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Turzai, who is running to challenge Wolf's re-election bid... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gov. Wolf urges GOP leaders to consider stripping Daryl Metcalfe of committee postDemocratic Party has called for Metcalfe's resignation. Bradford said Tuesday
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Party has called for Metcalfe's resignation. Bradford said Tuesday that he had spoken with House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Marshall, about the incident. Bradford said he believed that Metcalfe owed at least an apology. A spokesman... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestas you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe'
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
as you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking c... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Gov. Wolf: Lawmaker's comments offensive, discriminatoryRep. Matt Bradford, a Montgomery County Democrat, placed his hand on Metcalfe's
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
Rep. Matt Bradford, a Montgomery County Democrat, placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking... Read more
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Darien News-Review
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestas you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe'
Darien News-Review / Posted 11 days ago
as you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking c... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestas you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe'
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
as you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking c... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestas you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
as you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking c... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestas you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe'
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 11 days ago
as you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking c... Read more
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Connecticut Post
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestas you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe'
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
as you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking c... Read more
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The New Canaan News
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestas you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe'
The New Canaan News / Posted 11 days ago
as you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking c... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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Philly.com
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestas you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe'
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
as you might," after Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking c... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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KXXV Waco
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
GOP lawmaker's 'I don't like men' comment stirs protestDemocratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitti
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
Democratic Rep. Matt Bradford placed his hand on Metcalfe's forearm while sitting next to him and speaking. House Speaker Mike Turzai declined to discuss the issue Wednesday. Metcalfe didn't respond to a call seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Legislature seeks to limit unions' political donations and protect themselvesthe same day they are in the Capitol. The amendments, and others like them, we
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
the same day they are in the Capitol. The amendments, and others like them, were defeated at the urging of House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny. Turzai ruled that the amendments were not legal because he said they violated the single-subject... Read more
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TribLIVE
State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe says he’s heterosexual, doesn’t like men touching his armthe People,' and we the people are not done with this fight," Metcalfe said. B
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
the People,' and we the people are not done with this fight," Metcalfe said. Bradford said he talked with House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Marshall, about Metcalfe's comments. He believes that at least an apology is warranted. A Turzai spokesman... Read more
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Philly.com
Of women's rights in the Pa. legislaturethe only season that counts. And I suppose two top Republican lawmakers, Sen.
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
the only season that counts. And I suppose two top Republican lawmakers, Sen. Scott Wagner, of York, and House Speaker Mike Turzai, of Pittsburgh, want polished pro-life badges headed into their primary fight for the GOP nomination for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Abandoned Richland gas well to get plugged in 2018Township Manager Dean Bastianini credits the support of state Rep. Hal English,
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
Township Manager Dean Bastianini credits the support of state Rep. Hal English, who saw the sites in person, House Speaker Mike Turzai and state Sen. Randy Vulakovich for their success in receiving the grant this year. “They were instrumental in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Voter-proof' state congressional map favors the GOPpolitical voting results should not be used when establishing districts. McGlo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
political voting results should not be used when establishing districts. McGlone also analyzed data state House Speaker Mike Turzai had at his disposal during the creation of the maps. He said it included detailed local partisan election... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lawyer: ‘Voter-proof' state congressional map favors the GOPargue that you've done a pretty good job of gerrymandering,” McGlone said. McG
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
argue that you've done a pretty good job of gerrymandering,” McGlone said. McGlone also analyzed data state House Speaker Mike Turzai had at his disposal during the creation of the maps. He said it included detailed local partisan election... Read more
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Philly.com
Pa.'s political map rigged for GOP, says lawyer in gerrymandering casehave consistently won 13 of the state’s 18 congressional districts. Jason B. T
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
have consistently won 13 of the state’s 18 congressional districts. Jason B. Torchinsky, a lawyer for House Speaker Mike Turzai and Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, argued in his opening statement that “political considerations are... Read more
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The Morning Call
Highly anticipated trial on Pennsylvania's redistricting begins todaythe lawsuit include the Republican legislative leaders who oversaw the drawing
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
the lawsuit include the Republican legislative leaders who oversaw the drawing of the map. In a court filing, lawyers for Mike Turzai, speaker of the state House of Representatives and a Republican candidate for governor in 2018, suggested that... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor overcharge anyone. BILL MORRIS OLYPHANT Turzai enters fray Editor: The entr
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
overcharge anyone. BILL MORRIS OLYPHANT Turzai enters fray Editor: The entry of Republican Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai into the governor’s race will provide for a spirited debate. He is to be admired for fighting for years to free... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONovercharge anyone. BILL MORRIS OLYPHANT Turzai enters fray Editor: The entr
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
overcharge anyone. BILL MORRIS OLYPHANT Turzai enters fray Editor: The entry of Republican Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai into the governor’s race will provide for a spirited debate. He is to be admired for fighting for years to free... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania case takes new approach to redistricting rulesthe lawsuit include the Republican legislative leaders who oversaw the drawing
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
the lawsuit include the Republican legislative leaders who oversaw the drawing of the map. In a court filing, lawyers for Mike Turzai, speaker of the state House of Representatives and a Republican candidate for governor in 2018, suggested that... Read more
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