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Monday, April 9, 2012

Trimming the Pennsylvania Legislature

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A bill that could eventually eliminate 50 seats in the state House chamber and 12 seats in the state Senate has been approved by State House members. We’ll debate the issue with House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) who is in favor of the bill and Representative Kathy Rapp (R-Forest County) who opposes the bill.
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State House members have approved a bill that could eliminate 50 seats in their own chamber and 12 seats in the Senate.

A bill that could eventually eliminate 50 seats in the state House chamber and 12 seats in the state Senate has been approved by State House members. We’ll debate the issue with House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) who is in favor of the bill and Representative Kathy Rapp (R-Forest County) who opposes the bill.