Pa. Republicans eye constitutional amendment to restrict top health official, confine powers
A group of three Republican senators announced plans for an amendment that would tie the state health secretary’s response powers to an existing public health disaster emergency declaration.
Pa. GOP lawmaker eyes constitutional amendment to avoid veto, limit top health official
The latest effort to avoid a gubernatorial veto comes from Rep. Ryan Warner, R-Fayette, who announced plans for an amendment in a Friday memo to colleagues that would curtail the Pennsylvania secretary of health’s emergency powers.
Despite questions on process, Senate committee advances proposed constitutional change on Voter ID
A proposed constitutional change that would require Pennsylvanians to show identification every time they vote is headed to the floor of the Pennsylvania state Senate. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Judy Ward, R-Blair, cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee on a 15-9 party-line vote on Monday, which means it could come before the full Senate soon. […]