Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation Friday by lawmakers that carries over $900 million in pandemic-driven aid.
Rep. Mark Rozzi, D-Berks, told colleagues during a state House session that GOP leaders in both chambers were working with him and he hoped to get the proposed amendment on the spring primary ballot.
Nobody in Harrisburg is talking about tax increases or spending cuts to balance the budget.
Democrats lost an effort to have the committee hold a public hearing on the legislation, which would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution.
Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Capitol Police, and Pennsylvania Senate security are working together to secure the state Capitol building.
State officials certified Democratic state Sen. Jim Brewster's victory over Republican challenger Nicole Ziccarelli in November, but Ziccarelli has filed a lawsuit in federal court in an attempt to overturn the results.
As early as May 18's primary election, Pennsylvania voters could be asked to overhaul how they elect state Supreme Court justices and appellate court judges.