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Updated: September 21, 2020 | 5:53 pm

Secrecy envelopes will cause electoral chaos, official warns

Under a days-old court decision, counties are required to throw out mail-in ballots returned without secrecy envelopes.

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Court’s decisions didn’t end Pennsylvania voting law fight

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, R-Centre, said the court’s decisions “blew up” negotiations with Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: September 18, 2020 | 11:15 am

Pennsylvania sees big drop in jobless rate in August

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was 10.3% in August, down 2.2 percentage points from July’s adjusted rate of 12.5%, the state Department of Labor and Industry said.

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Updated: September 17, 2020 | 4:13 pm

Pennsylvania’s highest court gives Democrats wins in mail-in vote case

The state Supreme Court on Thursday granted the Democratic Party’s request to order an extension of Pennsylvania’s Election Day-deadline to count mailed-in ballots for three days after Election Day.

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Updated: September 17, 2020 | 1:00 pm

Green Party candidate is ordered off Pennsylvania ballot

The state Supreme Court, with a 5-2 Democratic majority, reversed the ruling by a Republican judge in a lower court on the candidacy of Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins.

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Wolf to veto Legislature’s bill on school sports

The bill gives a school district or private school sole authority to decide whether to conduct sports during the 2020-21 school year, including games, scrimmages and other in-person extracurricular activities. It also gives them the power to determine safety protocol and crowd limits.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

After Democrats’ big 2018 gains, more House seats could flip

Republicans are trying to defend their survivors in more evenly divided districts.
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House OKs changes to mail-in voting law; veto threatened

The Republican-penned bill passed, 112-90, on a near party-line vote in the battleground state where President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Democratic Party are already in court seeking favorable decisions on how Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting should be administered in the Nov. 3 election.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: September 2, 2020 | 2:48 pm

New casino could be built near Penn State’s flagship campus

A possible candidate is the Nittany Mall, just outside State College.

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