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Two decades after 9/11, have state lawmakers forgotten how to come together during tragedies?

The dynamics of the Sept. 11 attacks made the moments of political unity it inspired unique. It’s tough to imagine state lawmakers coming together like that in today’s fiercely partisan political world.

By Sam Dunklau

Aide says former Governor Tom Ridge had stroke

Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge suffered a stroke Wednesday at his home in suburban Washington, D.C., a longtime aide to the former Pennsylvania governor said.

By The Associated Press

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Former Governor Tom Ridge calls on legislature to change ballot counting law

Under commonwealth law, election administrators cannot do anything to speed up ballot counting before election day. But Ridge, who served as governor from 1995 to 2001, said those statutes are outdated.

By Julia Agos

Ex-Homeland Security secretary Tom Ridge on shutdown protesters: ‘…now’s not the time to be about self’

The former Pa. governor said, the most patriotic thing people can do right now is to stay home and follow health experts’ guidelines. 
By Brett Sholtis

Coronavirus on Smart Talk Friday: Former Gov. Ridge takes on protesters, how virus gained a foot hold in Pa’s nursing homes, and voting by mail

Coronavirus on Smart Talk Friday: Former Gov. Ridge takes on protesters, how virus gained a foot hold in Pa’s nursing homes, and voting by mail

By Scott LaMar

Tom Ridge to protesters: Stay home!

Former GOP governor slams 'reopen' rallies
By Russ Walker