Pa. House Democrat’s flip to end leadership limbo stemmed from a GOP leader’s quip

BY: - January 5, 2023

Democratic Rep. Mark Rozzi agreed to become an independent and was elected speaker after a Republican ally told a colleague to "just ask."

Mr. Speaker: Lancaster County Rep. Bryan Cutler takes the gavel

BY: - June 22, 2020

Cutler will take over the lower chamber in the middle of turbulent political times. The state is still slowly reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic and faces a multi-billion dollar budget shortfall that still must be filled.