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Disagreement Over PA Lawmakers’ Power to End, Change Governor’s Disaster Declarations

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After Pennsylvanians approved a constitutional amendment giving the state legislature broad authority to end or change a governor’s disaster declarations, lawmakers are fast-tracking a bill aimed at dismantling many of Governor Tom Wolf’s pandemic mitigation efforts.

But WHYY’s Katie Meyer reports, there are still major disagreements about exactly how far their new powers extend.

(Original air-date: 5/28/21)