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File Under: Wishful Thinking/Things That Will Never, Ever, Ever, Ever, Ever Happen

Will Pennsylvania legislators vote to eliminate their existence? Fat chance.

File Under: Wishful Thinking/Things That Will Never, Ever, Ever, Ever, Ever Happen

This one speaks for itself:

Government Committee to vote legislative reduction proposal.

WHO: Pennsylvania House State Government Committee Majority Chairman Representative Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will hold a voting meeting on legislation to reduce the size of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

WHAT: House Bill 153, sponsored by Speaker of the House Sam Smith (R-Jefferson), would reduce the number of legislators in the House from 203 to 153.

This legislation must be passed during two consecutive legislative sessions and then placed on the ballot as a referendum question for voters.

WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 24

TIME: 9 a.m.

WHERE: Room 140, Main Capitol, Harrisburg

WEBCAST: Log on to RepMetcalfe.com beginning at 8:55 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

-- Monica Yant Kinney

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