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Pa. Supreme Court delays Fulton County election review

BY: - January 14, 2022

'Dominion welcomes such reviews by accredited elections entities,' the company said in a statement to the Capital-Star. 'We have made this expressly clear to county officials many times, including in legal filings. Unfortunately, this inspection does not comply with existing federal or state requirements.'

Pa. court declines request to quash Senate GOP election investigation subpoena, needs more time for review

BY: - January 10, 2022

Most of the requested information is publicly available. State law, however, prohibits the public release of someone’s driver’s license number and Social Security number.

A year after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, election review and reform efforts continue in Pa.

BY: - January 6, 2022

As GOP members emphasize a lack of voter confidence in the electoral process, Democrats say some of their Republican colleagues’ actions helped feed doubt.

Pa. court weighs legislative subpoena issued as part of Senate election ‘investigation’

BY: - December 15, 2021

If the court grants the challengers’ request, the Department of State, which has election oversight, will not turn the identifying information over to the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee, the majority-Republican panel leading the review.

Pa. court to hear arguments over releasing voter information as part of election investigation

BY: - December 13, 2021

Most of the information requested as part of a legislative subpoena is already publicly available. State law, however, prohibits the public release of someone’s driver’s license number and Social Security number.

Senate GOP releases redacted contract with Envoy Sage. Here’s what’s in it

BY: - December 5, 2021

Through a spokesperson, Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, said the names of other firms that were considered will not be released to the public “out of privacy concerns for their business.”

Pa. legislators react to Wolf vetoing expanded concealed carry bill

BY: - December 2, 2021

As promised, Wolf vetoed a bill introduced by Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, that allows for concealed carry without a permit, lowers the legal age from 21 to 18, and grants open carry in Philadelphia.

What to know about the vendor that’s conducting the Pa. Senate’s election investigation

BY: - November 23, 2021

The Pennsylvania Senate has entered into a six-month, $270,00 agreement with Envoy Sage, LLC as part of efforts to investigate the electoral process and identify possible weaknesses in the state’s election law.

Despite court delays, Senate GOP identifies third-party contractor to conduct Pa. election review

BY: - November 19, 2021

Envoy Sage LLC, an Iowa-based company, was identified as the firm selected by Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, to review the state’s 2020 general and 2021 primary elections.

Pa. judge grants request to join lawsuit against Senate GOP subpoena, election investigation

BY: - October 27, 2021

A Commonwealth Court judge granted a request to join the lawsuit to block the subpoena issued as part of the Pennsylvania Senate election investigation.

Request to join Pa. election lawsuit gets a day in court, Senate GOP lawmakers respond to challenge

BY: - October 22, 2021

If the court grants the request, the groups and their lawyers will be able to participate in a legal effort mounted by Senate Democrats and Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

Pa. GOP lawmaker vowed transparency, but negotiations for election probe are private

BY: - October 20, 2021

Because the General Assembly does not have to follow the same procurement practices as executive branch offices, Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, has no legal obligation to publicize engagements with third-party vendors for the election investigation.