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Fight over 2020 election records lands in Pennsylvania court

A Lebanon County woman is seeking a digital copy of Lycoming County’s “cast vote record” for the 2020 General Election

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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5 Pennsylvania newsrooms fighting alleged First Amendment violations in York County

5 Pennsylvania newsrooms filed a federal civil rights lawsuit that seeks to end the York County Clerk of Courts practice of reviewing and redacting records before they are released to the public.

By Jamie Martines/Spotlight PA

Pa. Senate defends ‘legislative privilege’ claim, rejects appeal for redacted expense details

The chamber has so far blocked the release of details in official expense reports about who legislators and their staff met with and why.
By Sam Janesch/The Caucus

10 years later, Pa.’s open records law has improved access, but some say the law has its flaws

Pennsylvania was once regarded as having one of the worst open records law in the United States.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive