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COMMENTARY

Paid time off to vote? Pa. Rep. Cartwright wants to make it happen | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 12, 2022

Employers would have to provide at least two hours of paid time off for federal elections, the NEPA Democrat said.

Decline in federal grant funding for local elections criticized by advocates

BY: - March 18, 2022

Voters in many states, including Pa., have also come to expect such pandemic conveniences as increased options for voting by mail.

Voting snafus in Texas primary show what may be on the way for other states

BY: - March 2, 2022

'Texas is big,' one pol said. 'It can have an impact on big goodness and big badness. It’s big and people watch it.'

Texans go to the polls under sweeping new voting restrictions

BY: - February 28, 2022

'You sent me off to Vietnam 50 years ago to fight for this country, and we go backwards,' a 74-year-old veteran said.

With Pa. Supreme Court ruling, Allegheny Co. Elections Board votes to expand mail-in ballot hours

BY: - September 17, 2020

Allegheny County’s Board of Elections on Thursday unanimously approved additional hours and locations for voters to hand in, or apply for and fill out, their mail-in ballots for the Nov. 3 general election.

In Philly, Black clergy warn voters of color will face challenges casting their ballots in November

BY: - September 16, 2020

“It is very clear that there is an attempt to suppress the vote,” state Sen. Sharif Street, D-Philadelphia, said, adding that it will particularly impact communities of color.