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Pa. House GOP splits, votes down vouchers for closed schools, mask requirements

BY: - September 30, 2021

The conflicts at play in Sonney’s amendment and DelRosso’s underlying bill — between public and private education, and how to respond to the pandemic — join one long running debate with a more current flash point.

After year of tough votes, Dermody loses reelection, clearing way for Democratic free-for-all

BY: - November 11, 2020

After three decades in Harrisburg, one of them spent managing an increasingly diverse Democratic caucus, and a number of electoral close calls, House Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, will not be returning for a 16th term.

Seeking to block a carbon tax, the House fell short of a veto-proof majority. How?

BY: - July 10, 2020

It’s a political trick as old as time in Harrisburg: Force Democrats into a tight spot by pitting environmentalists against labor.