State and Federal Political Recap

Blocking Executive Orders
House Speaker Bryan Cutler and state Sen. Ryan Aument, both Lancaster County Republicans, announced proposed Constitutional amendments last week to give the Legislature the ability to block regulations or administrative orders from the executive branch by a majority vote. Any order from the governor or an executive department that has the force of law would only last 21 days unless approved by lawmakers. Read more from Spotlight PA.

Running for Governor?
The race to be the next Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania has widened. Read more from City and State.


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