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Pa. counties want to count mail-in ballots early. State lawmakers have yet to agree.

County election workers say they should have more time to open and sort mail-in ballots, but lawmakers have so far failed to approve such a change.
By Sam Dunklau

Pennsylvania counties: “We need more money for mental health services”

Pennsylvania counties say the state is not providing enough money to maintain or increase mental health services.

By Scott LaMar

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Updated: April 19, 2021 | 3:45 pm

Election experts recommend what Pa. counties have been asking for all along: more time to prepare ballots

As House state lawmakers prepare to offer an official list of possible voting law changes, a bipartisan group pointed to that change as the most critical and reinforced what county election directors have been saying for months.

By Sam Dunklau

Pa. counties use taxpayer dollars for defense against Trump campaign lawsuits

Many counties are already facing an uncertain financial picture, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

By Julia Agos

Wolf and GOP state lawmakers at odds over Pa. election code changes, county election offices worry about timing

While the governor sees a GOP-backed bill in the Senate as an ‘opening salvo,’ points of disagreement still must be worked out before any election code changes are finalized.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: June 11, 2020 | 11:17 am

Pa.’s largest counties receive almost twice as much CARES Act funding per resident as the remainder of the state

On the other hand, smaller counties receive more funding per confirmed case
By Benjamin Pontz