The state House unanimously passed long-awaited changes Monday, but Senate leadership refused to advance it, leaving many landlords and families on the financial brink.
Voters in Northampton County — widely seen as a bellwether for the 2020 election — will use machines that in 2019 caused voting errors and miscounts.
The high court’s refusal to intervene in the case, brought by state Republicans, means ballots in Pennsylvania will be accepted through Nov. 6.
Still, Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar is urging state lawmakers to take additional action to prevent the possibility of delayed results.
From drop boxes to naked ballots, state and federal judges in recent weeks have waded into increasingly high-stakes battles to clarify what is legal, and what is not.
Experts say they require specialized planning, with blueprints for how all people — especially those with disabilities — can get to safety. But Pa.’s plan is one of passing the buck.
Despite being one of the most controversial projects in Pennsylvania history, many emergency managers and others along the route cannot confidently answer one pressing question: Are we prepared?
Landlords will no longer be required to forgive all payments owed in return for accepting state aid, which is capped at $750, much lower than average rent in many areas.
Alarmed state Democratic lawmakers previously called the proposal a “stealth attack” on voting.
County election officials say it’s the number one issue standing between them and a timely counting of votes: allowing them to begin processing mail-in ballots before Nov. 3.
The administration decided the fate of thousands of businesses across Pennsylvania with little transparency and no explanations for its shifting positions.
Federal coronavirus relief money made a big difference in Pennsylvania, but as it dries up, a second wave of closures could be coming.
The state House of Representatives canceled its voting session Thursday after a Republican lawmaker tested positive for the coronavirus, delaying a crucial vote to extend a rent relief program that has just expired.
The move came a day after President Donald Trump fanned manufactured claims of election fraud. Alarmed state Democratic lawmakers called it a “stealth attack” on voting.
The Hershey School, the nation’s richest private school, agrees under pressure from state Attorney General Josh Shapiro to expand across Pennsylvania.