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News Digest :: September 24, 2021

Legislature Pa. Senate Democrats ask for courts to push back subpoena deadline, block hiring of vendor for GOP election review | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Dems try to block hiring a third-party vendor in GOP election probe | City & State PA...

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News Digest :: September 23, 2021

Legislature The Big Lie gets more dangerous with every step it takes | Editorial (inquirer.com) Pa. lawmakers know a dementia care crisis is coming. Will they agree on a response? | WITF Pennsylvania is on the precipice of a major political showdown over voting rights...

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News Digest :: September 22, 2021

Legislature Pa. redistricting panel rolls back new policy to count incarcerated people in home districts, not state prisons · Spotlight PA Three priorities for Pennsylvania lawmakers - The Morning Call (mcall.com) In reversal, Pa. redistricting commission votes to...

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News Digest :: September 21, 2021

Legislature Election Security Experts Say The Pennsylvania GOP Is Trying To Play 'Russian Roulette' With Voters' Personal Info | 90.5 WESA Guest Opinion: PA Republican election clown show must end (goerie.com) Pennsylvania Senate Democrats File Suit, Allege GOP...

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News Digest :: September 20, 2021

Legislature Elections, emergency powers, and mapmaking among the items on Pa. lawmakers’ fall to-do list | WITF The 5 biggest fights as Pa. lawmakers return to challenge governor (poconorecord.com) Pennsylvania Democrats sue over GOP election 'investigation'...

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News Digest :: September 17, 2021

Legislature @CNNNewsroom: There’s “no question” that Republicans’ effort in Pennsylvania to get millions of voters’ personal information is inspired by the Arizona “audit,” says state senator Jay Costa. “It’s something they should not be doing. It’s wrong,” he says....

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News Digest :: September 16, 2021

Legislature Republicans Seek Pennsylvania Voters’ Personal Information in 2020 Review - The New York Times (nytimes.com) Pennsylvania Republicans approve subpoena for partisan investigation into recent elections - CNNPolitics Pennsylvania Republicans Subpoena Voter...

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News Digest :: September 15, 2021

Legislature In election fraud quest, GOP seeks details on who voted (apnews.com) GOP lawmakers prepare subpoenas in quest for election fraud (apnews.com) Pennsylvania Republicans' election review will subpoena documents, hire contractor (inquirer.com) Pa. Senate panel...

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News Digest :: September 14, 2021

Legislature Wolf creates new redistricting oversight panel — WHYY Pa. AG teams up with Philly police on targeted law enforcement — WHYY Pennsylvania shouldn’t sit on federal recovery money when people are drowning now | Opinion (inquirer.com) State investigators...

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News Digest :: September 13, 2021

Legislature GOP Aims To Advance Pennsylvania Election ‘Investigation’ With Subpoenas – CBS Philly (cbslocal.com) GOP-controlled Pa. Senate panel to vote Wednesday on subpoenas in election probe | Monday Coffee | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)...

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News Digest :: September 10, 2021

Legislature Pa. Republican lawmakers begin election ‘investigation’ - pennlive.com Pennsylvania's 2020 Election Audit Off To An Awkward Start (buzzfeednews.com) Pennsylvania Republicans start election review, Democrats call it a 'sham' | Nasdaq Senate Republicans...

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News Digest :: September 9, 2021

Legislature Democrats, GOP lawmakers in Pa., elsewhere push back against partisan election reviews | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Pennsylvania Republicans kick-start 2020 election review with hearing | Nasdaq Pa. election audit Senate hearing: What...

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News Digest :: September 8, 2021

Legislature Philadephia Dem takes aim at GOP on voting | News, Sports, Jobs - Times Observer Pennsylvania state Senate leader's evolving stance on 'forensic audit' | Election | republicanherald.com Pennsylvania Senate Panel Wants Citizens to Testify If They Witnessed...

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News Digest :: September 7, 2021

Legislature Flipping the Big House: Pennsylvania renewing efforts to sell the closed Western Penitentiary on the North Side | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pennsylvania Sports Betting Bill Seeks Bar and Restaurant Wagering Kiosks (publicgaming.com) Parents, administrators...

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News Digest :: September 6, 2021

Legislature Pa. state senators propose tapping rescue plan money for environmental programs | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pa. election investigation hearings begin next week, Senate committee seeks public testimony | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)...

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News Digest :: September 3, 2021

Legislature Pennsylvania Republicans Launch Election Audit, Solicit Testimony on 'Improprieties' | U.S. News® | US News Many in Chester County support school mask mandate – Daily Local Senator Santarsiero Reacts to K-12 Mask Mandate - MyChesCo PA. REPUBLICAN state...

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News Digest :: September 2, 2021

Legislature Senate Democrat's Bill Would Add Sports Betting Kiosks In Taverns (pennbets.com) Pennsylvania Senator Wants Bars to Have Sports Betting Kiosks - GamblingNews How Pa. lawmakers, elected officials, and U.S. Senate hopefuls reacted to Texas abortion ban |...

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News Digest :: September 1, 2021

Legislature Pennsylvania’s governor announces a mask requirement for schools. - The New York Times (nytimes.com) Wolf Administration reissues mask mandate for K-12 schools; goes into effect on Sept. 7 (abc27.com) Wolf’s New School Mask Mandate Divides PA Legislators,...

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News Digest :: August 31, 2021

Legislature Sen. Nikil Savel: "Covid outbreaks can happen in any school district" (wgal.com) Two Pa. Democrats propose legislation to impose mask mandates in K-12 schools, childcare facilities | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Parents, teachers...

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News Digest :: August 30, 2021

Legislature Pa. Sen. Saval, Gov. Wolf, call on Pa. Supreme Court to halt evictions | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) After U.S. Supreme Court Ends Eviction Moratorium, Leaders Remind People Rental Assistance Money Is Still Available – CBS Pittsburgh...

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News Digest :: August 27, 2021

Legislature 'The money is there': Senate Democrats propose an alternative to immediate evictions, foreclosures | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) 'These are issues that affect our families': Pa. Dems call on Congress to pass infrastructure bill |...

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News Digest :: August 26, 2021

Legislature Sen. Costa, Democratic lawmakers move to require rental assistance application before eviction proceedings | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette DelVal Dem to Propose Minor Consent Vax Law – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com) Wolf asks Pennsylvania legislators to...

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News Digest :: August 25, 2021

Legislature Pa. redistricting panel votes to end prison gerrymandering (abc27.com) Pa. redistricting commission to count people in prison at their old home, not in their cell | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Pennsylvania redistricting commission...

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News Digest :: August 24, 2021

Legislature Pennsylvania Celebrates Progress on Dairy Future Commission Plan | Main Edition | lancasterfarming.com Pa. marks farmland milestone with ceremony in Berks | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com Ceremony in Berks Celebrates 600,000 Acres of Farmland Preserved...

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News Digest :: August 23, 2021

Legislature Opposites attract? Two Senators working across the aisle on Pa.’s election reform (abc27.com) PA Gov for Pot: Tom Wolf Reiterates His Support for Cannabis Legalization (celebstoner.com) There Were Big Plans For Former SCI Pittsburgh: What Happened? | 90.5...

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News Digest :: August 20, 2021

Legislature Pa. Sen. Mastriano's plan to issue election subpoenas 'stopped' - WHYY Mastriano blames ‘the powers that be’ for blocking plan to issue election subpoenas | WITF Pa. barbers, salons to get $20M in belated pandemic relief | Pennsylvania Capital-Star...

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News Digest :: August 19, 2021

Legislature Over half of voters think Pa. headed in wrong direction, F&M poll finds | Local News | readingeagle.com Pa. Senate will soon require members to post spending online | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Area residents voices haven't been heard in Bon Air School...

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News Digest :: August 18, 2021

Legislature Women’s Health Caucus Chairs begin #OptInPA Campaign for Postpartum Medicaid Expansion (berksweekly.com) Pa. legislators consider bills to help struggling veterans | fox43.com Proposed Bill: Parents Liable if Children Don't Mask at School | The Legal...

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News Digest :: August 17, 2021

Legislature Schwank to host back-to-school health, safety town hall | Berks Regional News | wfmz.com Sen. Judy Schwank will host panel to discuss school safety amid rising COVID cases | Local News | readingeagle.com Bill Exempts Newer Vehicles From PA Emissions Test -...

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News Digest :: August 16, 2021

Legislature U.S. Census data drop puts Pa. lawmakers closer to drawing the state’s new political boundaries | WITF It's Game On for redistricting. Will Pa. become a 'democracy desert?' | Monday Morning Coffee | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com) Four...

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News Digest :: August 13, 2021

Legislature Pa.’s political mapmakers finally have new census data. Now the hard work begins. (inquirer.com) U.S. Census data drop puts Pa. lawmakers closer to drawing the state’s new political boundaries | WITF Advocates testify in favor of bill to allow driver’s...

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