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The Trump Campaign sues county election boards in Pennsylvania

06.29.20 | Sarah Harnisch

The suit stems from mail-in drop-off sites for ballots in the June 2 primary. President Trump's re-election campaign, the National Republican Party and 4 western Pennsylvania members of Congress sued to force changes to how the state collects...

Black flies are especially bothersome this year in Pennsylvania

06.29.20 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced on its Facebook page this past week that it is aware of an increase in the black fly – commonly known as gnats – population in the northeast portion of the state...

PA marks 1st anniv. of declaring 6/19 as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day"

06.19.20 | Brandon Dickson

The holiday commemorates the end of slavery. U.S. Senator John Cornyn says the day marks a time to "reflect on our history, the mistakes we have made."  He insists, "while we have come a long way, we know there is more we need to...

Taking heat in the fight for a NY congressional seat

06.19.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Erie County DA is reviewing a voter and elections fraud complaint against Senator Chris Jacobs. The Republican is running for western New York's vacant 27th District seat. One of the allegations claims Jacobs registered to vote in the...

Cuomo "calls it quits" on COVID-19 press conferences

06.19.20 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Andrew claims he will give his final coronavirus press briefing today. He's been doing these "Q&A's" with the media everyday for over three months. The governor says while New York is making great progress against this plague...

PA's gov. signs measure requiring State Dept. to publish June 2nd Primary report

06.19.20 | Terry Diener

The report will help identify any necessary changes to the Pennsylvania Election Code before the general election in November. The report will include a series of data points for each county relating to the reforms of Act 77 of 2019 and Act 12...

Poll: Joe Biden has a 3-point lead over President Trump in Pennsylvania

06.18.20 | Terry Diener

According to the CNBC/Change Research survey released Wednesday, Biden leads Trump in Pennsylvania, 49% to 46%.   Political analysts say with 20 electoral votes, Pennsylvania is expected to be one of the key battleground states...

Utica becomes 1st city in NY to make the personnel records of police public

06.18.20 | Brandon Dickson

The mayor says the city is blazing a new trail in the quest for transparency. Starting Monday, residents can go on the Utica website to see the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to law enforcement.  

Pennsylvania’s highest court will take over a lawsuit filed by Republicans

06.18.20 | Brandon Dickson

The case seeks to end Governor Wolf's pandemic shutdown order. The state Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of the governor's emergency declaration. Wolf has been criticized for his handling of the COVI-19 pandemic. But, the...

Albany bishop affirms opposition to gay marriage in Episcopal hearings

06.18.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Episcopal Church has held a hearing in the case of a bishop who refused to allow gay marriages in his diocese in Albany, NY. Bishop William Love was punished last year with a restriction on his ministerial duties. Last week's...

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