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Under New Amendment, PA Lawmakers Convicted of a Felony Would Be Automatically Expelled

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Commonwealth Media Services
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Office of Governor Tom Wolf

A proposed constitutional amendment being considered in Harrisburg would bring more clarity for when a politician charged with a crime has to leave office. WHYY's Tom MacDonald reports.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 1/19/23)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.