Voters in Allegheny County get to decide if Democrats retain control of the House in next week’s special election to fill the House seat left vacant by former State Rep. Sara Innamorato. The election will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Former president Donald Trump has been indicted on 91 charges–so far–on both the state and federal level. These charges include conspiracy, obstruction, willful retention of national defense information, and more.
A 24-page report from District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce, an elected Republican, said the lack of paper ballots in the swing county during last November’s election had nothing to do with criminal activity or fraud.
Republicans in the Senate pushed through a bill containing two proposed amendments to the state constitution that would affect voting rights and the governor’s veto powers, in addition to tacking on a measure that would provide relief for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, which Democrats support while opposing the other two proposals.
Three proposed amendments to the state constitution are headed to the Senate for a vote after passing through the State Government Committee. If passed by both the Senate and House this month, they could go to voters as early as May.