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House Republicans Push to Wait Until May to Hold Special Elections That Are Likely to Put Democrats in Control

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House GOP Leader Bryan Cutler.

PA House Republicans are pushing to wait until the May primary to hold two special elections in the Pittsburgh area that are likely to give Democrats majority control.

WITF’s Brett Sholtis reports, it’s the latest move in a battle for control of the state House.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 12/16/22)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.