Pa. House elects Joanna McClinton as the first Black woman to serve as speaker

BY: - February 28, 2023

[This story was updated at 4:14 p.m., Tuesday, 2/28/2023, to include additional reporting.] The Pennsylvania House of Representatives elected Rep. Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia, on Tuesday to lead the chamber as the first woman and second Black speaker. McClinton’s election immediately followed Rep. Mark Rozzi’s resignation as speaker after the Berks County Democrat said he had […]