It’s been a lively week in Pennsylvania politics.
During the General Assembly’s leadership elections, state Senate Republicans named Sen. Jake Corman, R-Centre, as majority leader, ousting Sen. Dominic Pileggi of Delaware County.
Also in the news was Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s appointment of former campaign rival Katie McGinty as his chief of staff. The transition team hasn’t announced any other cabinet-level appointments yet, but Harrisburg is abuzz wondering who will be named secretary of Education and secretary of Community and Economic Development.
And in the ongoing pornographic email scandal that has already netted some of the commonwealth’s top officials, Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced the firing of six employees involved in sending the lewd messages.
Capitol reporter Mary Wilson speaks with Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn to wrap up the week’s news.