House State Government Committee to Take Action on Legislature Reduction

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

WHAT:           Sponsored by Speaker of the House Sam Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana/Armstrong), House Bill 1234 would reduce the number of seats in the Pennsylvania House from 203 to 153, and House Bill 1716 would trim down the number of Pennsylvania Senate seats from 50 to 38.

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

WHEN:            Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 9 a.m.

WHERE:          G-50 Irvis Office Building, State Capitol Complex, Harrisburg

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

Media contact:  Ty McCauslin, 717.772.9979,

Office of State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe
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