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Amid Democratic dissent, brokered election reform bill advances in the Pa. House

BY: - October 22, 2019

The bill allows voters to register up to 15 days before an election and vote by mail, and — most controversially — ends straight-ticket balloting. 

Pa. House Dems call for legislative special session to address gun violence

BY: - August 5, 2019

After 31 people were killed in less than 24 hours in mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, some state House Democrats are calling for Gov. Tom Wolf to call a special session to address gun violence. Under the state Constitution, the governor may call the Legislature back to debate and pass laws related to a […]

Gov. Wolf vetoes bill that tied voting machine funding to end of straight-ticket ballots

BY: - July 5, 2019

“Pennsylvania must secure its elections and provide real reform that makes it easier to vote,” Wolf said in a statement Friday.

How one bill could fund voting machines, change Pennsylvania’s elections, and tick off Democrats

BY: - June 27, 2019

The measure includes some provisions most politicos agree are a long time coming, but also features some controversial changes that Democrats are comparing to voter suppression.

Meet the Pa. congressman who blew up Twitter after calling Trump hardliner Stephen Miller a ‘scumbag’

BY: - April 21, 2019

The Philadelphia Democrat isn't known for rocking boat - unless you get him angry. Then it's game on.