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How the coronavirus impacts people on food stamps

The coronavirus has created obstacles for many who rely on food stamps.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Ahead of 2020 primary and amid virus fears, organizers strategize around new mail-in voting law

As the coronavirus spreads, there may be unintended benefits of voting by mail.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Three Republicans now vying for Turzai’s seat in 28th House District

The winner of the April 28 primary will likely face Democrat Emily Skopov, who is running unopposed on the Democratic ticket, in November.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Pa. officials talk emergency funding, patient monitoring amid coronavirus concerns

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey accused President Trump of not taking the outbreak seriously.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Pennsylvania ACLU hopes to join voter roll purge lawsuit

Allegheny County election officials were sued by the Public Interest Legal Foundation last week, a conservative group that has challenged the maintenance of voter lists across the country.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

More than 20K people have already applied to vote by mail in the 2020 primary

Pennsylvanians can apply to vote by mail online, and they have until 5 p.m. on April 21 to do so.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Split ticket: How health care proposals divide voters in western Pennsylvania

Polling shows that health care is a top concern for voters across the country, and voters in Western Pennsylvania are no exception.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Following attacks from challenger, Lamb weighs in on fracking ban

Moderate Democrat Conor Lamb says he does not support legislation from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that would ban fracking, and asking his House colleagues to vote against the bill.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Casey proposes legislation to address accessibility problems at polling places

Only 17 percent of polling places assessed in a 2017 study from the Government and Account Office were found to be free of any impediments.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA
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