Can Pa. Dems use the house that Trump built to flip a deep red seat in W.Pa? | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 24, 2021

Is Trump loyalist Leslie Baum Rossi the future of the Pa. GOP? Democrats are literally banking on it.

Western Pa. GOP taps ‘Trump House’ creator Rossi for state House run

BY: - February 22, 2021

Leslie Baum Rossi will face Democrat Mariah Fisher, a local borough councilwoman, for the seat.

Special elections to fill vacant House, Senate seats to take place May 18

BY: - January 25, 2021

Two state lawmakers who succumbed to illnesses this month will be replaced in special elections on May 18, the same day as Pennsylvania’s spring primary.  Lt. Gov. John Fetterman signed the writ of elections on Monday to convene a special election that day in the state’s 48th Senate District, PennLive reported.  That seat has been […]

Pa. Republican Rep. Mike Reese dies at age 42

BY: - January 2, 2021

Reese died Saturday afternoon at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital with his family by his side, KDKA-TV reported.

Pa. Rep. Reese tests positive for COVID-19, ninth Pa. lawmaker to announce case

BY: - December 8, 2020

Rep. Mike Reese, R-Westmoreland, and a member of House GOP leadership, announced on his Facebook Monday that he had been quarantining for the last week awaiting his result.

Two dozen Democrats flip as House fails to override Wolf sports crowd veto

BY: - September 23, 2020

The final vote 130-71, short of the two-thirds majority needed to override Wolf’s veto. It marked the Republican-controlled chamber’s second failed override attempt in three weeks. Another attempt in May also failed.

‘This is about local control’: House GOP rolls out fall sports, school reopening bills

BY: - August 11, 2020

Days after the Wolf administration recommended the optional postponement of the fall sports season, a Republican lawmaker says he wants to take that power out of the administration’s hands and give decision-making power back to local school districts. At a news conference Tuesday, Rep. Mike Reese, R-Westmoreland, said the Democratic administration’s abrupt announcement last week […]