Electing a new Pa. House speaker expected to lead toward leadership shake-up in GOP caucus

By: Jan Murphy

A shake-up in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to take shape Monday within the Republican Caucus.

By the end of the day, at least two people from central Pennsylvania could move into top leadership positions.

All of this is triggered by last Monday’s resignation of Mike Turzai, who vacated his House seat and the Speaker’s chair to take a position as general counsel at Peoples, a Pittburgh-based gas utility.

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