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Pa. House Approves Bills To Reduce Legislature By One Fourth

The state House has approved bills that could lead to an amendment to the state Constitution that would reduce the membership of the state House and Senate by about a fourth.

12/18/2013

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Pa. House Takes First Step Toward Smaller Legislature

The state House has passed and sent to the Senate legislation that could ultimately reduce the size of the Pennsylvania legislature.

04/05/2012

(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. House Begins Debating Bill To Reduce Size Of Legislature

The proposal to reduce the size of the state House by about a fourth comes from the speaker himself, Republican Sam Smith. He says the idea is to make the House more efficient and is not partisan.

04/03/2012

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Pa. House Committee Takes First Step To Reduce Size Of State Government

Legislation that could end up reducing the size of the state House by about a fourth has cleared a House committee.

01/25/2012