Chaos As Pa Senate Hearing Turned Into A Shouting Match Over A Welfare Program

06.27.19 | Brandon Dickson

It began when Republicans attempted to block Democrats from offering amendments to keep the benefits;  and Lt. Governor John Fetterman, who was presiding over the meeting, didn't allow Majority Leader Jake Corman to speak.

Democrats say the issue is not about partisan politics. Instead, it's about putting an end to a program that offers money to people deemed unable to work.

The bill to end the benefits barely passed the contentious chamber.