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. https://www.penncapital-star.com/blog/rookie-lawmakers-introduce-legislation-to-limit-general-assembly-members-tenure/
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ROOKIE LAWMAKERS PUSH LEGISLATION TO LIMIT GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEMBERS’ TENURE
In previous years, campaign finance reform, shrinking the legislature, and redistricting changes have been pushed as a solution to Harrisburg’s dysfunction. This year, House lawmakers from both parties have coalesced around a bill to restrict lawmakers from gaining power through endless tenure in the Capitol. “We are not trying to limit voter options, but level the playing field,” Rep. Mike Jones, a first year Republican from York, said. The bill would not cap the number of years a lawmaker can serve in his or her lifetime. Instead, it would require an elected official step down at least temporarily after a maximum of 12 consecutive years in either the House or the Senate. STEPHEN CARUSO READ MORE