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Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mark Rozzi is photographed at the speaker's podium, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Smith)
Gov. Wolf and New House Speaker Rozzi Move to Speed Action on Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Window

Rozzi, who has spoken of being abused as a boy by a Roman Catholic priest, has vowed to get a constitutional amendment granting child sexual abuse victims the power to file what would otherwise be outdated claims on the May primary ballot.

This photo provided by Monroe County (Pa.) Correctional Facility shows Bryan Kohberger. Arrest paperwork filed by Pennsylvania State Police in Monroe County Court, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, said Kohberger, 28, was being held for extradition in a criminal homicide investigation in the killings of four University of Idaho students, based on an active arrest warrant for first degree murder issued by the Moscow Police Department and Latah County Prosecutor’s Office. (Monroe County (Pa.) Correctional Facility via AP)
Suspect in Deaths of Idaho Students Arrested in Pennsylvania

A suspect in the killings of four University of Idaho students was arrested in Monroe County on a first degree murder warrant.

FILE PHOTO: Semi-automatic handguns are displayed at shop in New Castle, PA. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
How Pennsylvania Lawmakers Worked to Prevent or Enable Gun Violence in the Past Session

State lawmakers proposed dozens of bills throughout the 2021-2022 legislative session aimed at addressing gun violence in Pennsylvania, from banning assault weapons to universal background checks.

Andrea Schry, right, fills out the buyer part of legal forms to buy a handgun as shop worker Missy Morosky fills out the vendor's parts at Dukes Sport Shop, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in New Castle, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
WATCH: Gun Law Advocate is Optimistic, Even in the Wake of Surging Gun Violence

Peter Ambler—who experienced the devastating impact of gun violence while he was working for Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords when she was shot in 2011—believes there’s reason to be optimistic.

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., speaks at a news conference held by members of the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 29, 2021, to complain about Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. and masking policies. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Pa. Republican Congressman Scott Perry Referred to House Ethics Committee For Refusing to Cooperate With Jan. 6 Probe

While an Ethics Committee referral doesn't carry the potential consequences of the criminal referrals the Jan. 6 committee made against Donald Trump and several members of his inner circle, the ethics complaint against Perry will bring greater scrutiny to his efforts to help the former president overturn the 2020 election.

This is a mail in ballot for the 2020 General Election issued by the Allegheny County Election Division in Pittsburgh, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Justice Department Subpoenas Allegheny County Election Officials for Trump Communications Around 2020 Election

Election officials in Allegheny County have been asked for communications involving former President Donald Trump and his efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner talks about Republican-led efforts to investigate his record addressing crime and gun violence on the front steps of the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg on Friday, Oct. 21. 2022. Krasner said he believes lawmakers could be voting on an impeachment effort in the state House as early as next week. (AP Photo/Mark Scolforo)
Republican Majority Pennsylvania House Votes in Favor of Impeaching Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner

Lawmakers voted 107-85 to impeach District Attorney Larry Krasner, setting the stage for what would be the first Pennsylvania Senate impeachment trial in nearly three decades.