As redistricting approaches again, Pennsylvania legislators will again deal with a divided government and potentially another court-drawn map.
Change is officially coming to Pennsylvania’s state house. Mike Turzai, the current Speaker of the House, officially announced his retirement this Thursday, meaning that there will be someone new in the speaker’s chair come 2021.
For the longest time Central Pennsylvania, and Lancaster County especially has been one of the most politically inelastic areas in the nation and has been considered a bedrock of Pennsylvania conservatism. That wisdom is beginning to change though, and Democrats have begun to feel that they might have their best ever chance in the county.