Pa. House GOP splits, votes down vouchers for closed schools, mask requirements
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.
House Republicans punt on school masks vote after returning early to address it
But a little more than a day later, and the answer from the caucus was “let’s talk later,” as the chamber tabled nine similar but distinct amendments to create exemptions in or completely repeal Wolf’s order.
Pa. budget on its way to Gov. Wolf after education bill dispute temporarily derails process
Negotiations between the Senate and House over the concerns are set to restart Friday morning. A measure to reconsider the bill was already filed by the Democrats.