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House Majority Leader Mike Turzai

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School Funding Proposal Falls Short In Late Night Maneuver

House Republican leaders Tuesday night thwarted an 11th hour effort by Philadelphia Democrats to get committee approval for a Philadelphia school funding proposal.

07/02/2014

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Pa. House Leader Says Senate Liquor Bill Falls Short

Earlier this week, Senate Republican leaders took the wraps off their version of a liquor bill, one that provides no formula for shutting down state stores and selling off the state’s wholesale liquor operations.

06/21/2013

(Pa. House majority leader Mike Turzai, in file photo.  Photo provided)

PA House Majority Leader Causes Stir With Comments On Voter ID Law

House Majority Leader Mike Turzai has caused a stir with remarks about the controversial, recently-enacted voter photo ID law.

06/26/2012

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Historic Vote On Pa. Liquor Store Privatization Planned This Week

The state House majority leader is promising a historic vote this week on one of the most controversial issues of the past several decades: a proposal to have private business sell liquor in Pennsylvania.

06/11/2012

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No Vote Anytime Soon For PA House Bill Requiring Ultrasound Before An Abortion

The Virginia Senate this week approved a bill that will require women to get an ultrasound before having an abortion. But it appears that a similar bill in the Pennsylvania House won’t be getting a vote anytime soon.

03/01/2012

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Pa. Legislators Promise On-Time Budget, Despite Challenges

Legislative leaders continue to predict that Pennsylvania will have an on-time budget for the first time in years, even though the deadline is just eleven days off now, with a lot of unknowns still in the mix.

06/20/2011

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