Reform is off to a Shouting Start in Pennsylvania

Posted by By at 26 January, at 19 : 52 PM Print

So much for cordial alignments outside the Washington beltway.

A proposal by Republicans in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to cut Democrats from legislative committees and limit the minority party’s ability to amend bills is drawing an outraged response.

Shouting and catcalls from upset Democrats erupted today during a Rules Committee hearing at which the GOP-backed changes were voted on for consideration by the full House.

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