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Gov. Wolf Releases Statement on Proposed Constitutional Amendments
May 13, 2021
Editor’s Note: Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf issued the following statement Jan. 13, 2021.
In response to the House GOP’s plans to subvert democracy through amending the Constitution:
“HB 55 would hinder our ability to respond quickly, comprehensively and effectively to a disaster emergency by requiring any declaration to be affirmed by concurrent resolution of the legislature every three weeks. This would force partisan politics into the commonwealth’s disaster response efforts and could slow down or halt emergency response when aid is most needed.
“A disaster response could be hamstrung by...