A Raft Of Challenges For New Pennsylvania House Leader

Philadelphia Inquirer

His name is not yet etched into the mahogany panels of the door of the state House leader’s office. But Rep. Mike Turzai, 51, a former Allegheny County prosecutor who is to be sworn in Tuesday as the new majority leader of the House of Representatives, is already laying out his strategy for what promises to be a long session.

“We want a process that is more timely, more professional, most substantive, and an agenda that shows concern for everyday people,” Turzai says while sitting at a conference table in his spacious office just off the Capitol Rotunda on Monday. “We are the stewards of their hard-earned money.”

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