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  • Pileggi Digs In, Promises Public Hearings On Electoral College Plan.

     
    The state Senate Republican who masterminded a plan to overhaul the way Pennsylvania allocates its Electoral College votes dug in his heels Friday, even as some senior GOP chieftains said they wanted to find a way to stop it. “It’s......
  • Senate Preps Flood Relief Bills.

     
    Flood-stricken Pennsylvanians could qualify for extra financial assistance under a package of bills a group of northeastern state lawmakers say they plan to introduce later this week. State residents trying to rebuild their lives in the wake of historic...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Republicans Meet Amidst Electoral College Furor.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. As Pennsylvania Republicans roll into town tonight for their fall meeting, they'll be confronting an issue as contentious as any one they've dealt with in recent years: Namely, Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi'...
  • Term Limits

     
    I’m a term limits guy. I know the arguments against them: “We have term limits – they’re called elections!” “All that turnover would deprive us of legislative experience.” “With term limits and constant...
  • Strange Bedfellows Partly Behind Electoral College Effort: Consultant Gerow, Ex-House Dems Lawyer Bill Sloane Helped Get Ball Rolling.

     
    An unlikely alliance between a veteran Republican political operative and the former chief counsel for Pennsylvania’s House Democrats helped give birth to a plan to change how Pennsylvania will allocate its 20 votes in the Electoral College in...
  • The Sunday Brunch.

     
    Good Sunday Morning, All. Hope you're enjoying the weekend. As always, here's a carefully curated selection of links to get your through your Sunday morning. Think of this as the edition of Capitol Ideas that would be hosted by Charles......
  • National Popular Vote Movement Launches Harrisburg Media Buy.

     
    Let The Air Wars Begin! The Florida-based National Popular Vote movement, which (as its name suggests) wants to change the Electoral College system to award the majority of electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote, has launched......
  • Senate Panel Weighs Electoral College Changes.

     
    From The Post-Gazette: "HARRISBURG _ Proposals to tweak how Pennsylvania votes for president abounded here today, with state senators debating the merits of changing how electoral votes are handed out and others pushing to switch to a straight popular...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Shale Reaction Pours In.

     
    Reaction poured in fast and furious yesterday in the wake of Gov. Tom Corbett's announcement of an impact fee on natural gas drillers. As you might expect, reaction to the proposed fee depended largely upon which side the fence one finds themselves on the...
  • Breaking: Wisconsin Considering PA-Style Electoral Vote Split.

     
    From Slate's Dave Weigel: "Prepare to be shocked. In Wisconsin, Republican Rep. Dan LeMahieu is asking his colleagues to sign onto a bill that would change the state's method of picking electoral college electors -- a plan identical to the......
  • Philly Lawmaker: I'll Sue To Stop GOP Electoral College Plan.

     
    Philly Area-Rep. Brendan Boyle ... ... was in the East Wing Media Center this morning, where he threatened to sue in federal court to stop the Electoral College rejiggering plan sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi. If it, y'know,......