Stories tagged: "Bryan Cutler"

Democratic floor leader Rep. Joanna McClinton, right, stands alongside fellow house members as legislators of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are sworn-in, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. The ceremony marks the convening of the 2023-2024 legislative session of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Smith)
Allegheny County Voters Will Decide Control of the State House on Feb. 7 After Court OKs Special Election Dates

With majority control of the state House at stake, the Commonwealth Court ruled Friday that three special elections for vacant Allegheny County seats can continue as planned for Feb. 7, rejecting Republican Bryan Cutler’s argument that the GOP had the right to set the dates.

Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks speaks with members of the media at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, March 22, 2021. Majority Republicans in the state Senate announced Monday they will not employ a rarely used emergency process to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to give victims of child sexual abuse a 2-year window in which to file civil lawsuits. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
First Day of 2023-24 Pennsylvania Legislative Session Anything But Typical as Democrat Mark Rozzi is Elected House Speaker

The start of the new Pennsylvania legislative session was fraught with drama and surprises as lawmakers elected Democrat Rep. Mark Rozzi as Speaker of the House.

Pennsylvania House Speaker Bryan Cutler, R-Lancaster, speaker at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. Democrats in the Pennsylvania House moved to control the chamber, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022 after they barely won back a majority of seats in November but one of their incumbents died and two others won higher office. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
In an Attempted Power Grab, House GOP Lawmakers Try to Set Special Elections in Dem-Leaning Districts for May

While House Democrats flipped a total of 12 seats in November to win a majority, three seats are now vacant and Republicans are claiming they’re in the majority again.

A worker processes mail-in ballots at the Bucks County Board of Elections office prior to the primary election, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in Doylestown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Trump Continues to Try to Get Pennsylvania Votes Tossed Out

President Donald Trump's campaign continues to press lawsuits over Pennsylvania's election, appealing another case it lost to the state Supreme Court, this time over fewer than 2,000 ballots in a suburban Philadelphia county.

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State Rep.: Plan to Create Election Review Panel ‘Would Be a Fatal Blow to Our Democracy’

The panel would have funding and subpoena power to review the fall election. Some officials fear it could interfere with the election.