Following is a listing of executive and legislative action for the week of Aug. 23. Both houses of the General Assembly were in summer recess at press time. The Pennsylvania Senate was scheduled to come back Sept. 20 and the state House of Representatives was set to return to session Sept. 27.

Election Audit Turmoil

A GOP-backed audit of the 2020 election in Pennsylvania is moving forward after a dust-up between the state’s highest-ranking Republican and the senator who had initially been leading efforts to conduct a so-called “forensic investigation” into last cycle’s election.