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Updated: 2023-03-10 11:16:23

Pennsylvania counties see potential mental health funding boost as a “down payment”

Advocates and service providers fear a proposed $20 million funding increase for community mental health services would not go far enough.
By Sam Dunklau

Pa. counties ask lawmakers to keep mental health, 911 services, and elections front and center

A collective of county commissioners laid out their priorities
By Sam Dunklau

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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/WITF

Updated: 2021-04-19 15:45:43

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/WITF