Stories tagged: "pennsylvania"


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PA Launches New Coronavirus Exposure Notification App

State officials say the app does not store location information, personal information or the identify of anyone who is in close enough range to possibly be exposed.

Aerial view of Pottsgrove High School in Lower Pottsgrove Township. (Shutterstock Photo/Don Valentine Photography)
Wolf Vetoes School Sports Bill; GOP Lawmakers Plan to Attempt Override

“There’s a virus out there, and that virus really likes it when you bring a lot of people together. That’s what we know, and so you ignore that at your peril," the governor said.

In this May 28, 2020, file photo, mail-in primary election ballots are processed at the Chester County Voter Services office in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Secrecy Envelopes Will Cause Electoral Chaos in PA, Official Warns

A member of Philadelphia's elections board is asking the Legislature to reconsider a provision in state law that requires counties to throw out so-called "naked ballots."

In this June 13, 2019, file photo, ExpressVote XL voting machines are displayed during a demonstration at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Pennsylvania Needs Poll Workers on Election Day. Here’s How You Can Help

Counties will pay you to work at the polls, and the state is offering continuing education credits for some licensed professionals.

Audience members watch from their cars as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, seen on a monitor, speaks during a CNN town hall in Moosic, Pa., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
At PA Town Hall, Biden Blasts Trump’s ‘Criminal’ Virus Response

"I never, ever, ever thought I would see just such a thoroughly, totally irresponsible administration," the Democratic presidential candidate said.

In this Nov. 1, 2018 file photo, Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins takes part in a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y.  The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, that Hawkins, the Green Party's candidate for president, did not strictly follow procedures for getting on Pennsylvania's ballot in the November election and cannot appear on it, delivering a win for Democrats as Joe Biden tries to capture the battleground state's electoral votes.  (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
Court Orders Green Party Candidate Off Pennsylvania Ballot

The state Supreme Court justices all agreed the Green Party did not meet the law's requirements, but the Republicans said the party could fix the issue later.

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PA Mail-in Ballots Now Due Three Days After Election, Court Rules

The state Supreme Court also authorized counties to use satellite election offices and mail-in ballot drop boxes.