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  • PA judge blocks #VoterID law from taking effect in November.

     
    A state judge has blocked Pennsylvania’s tough voter-identification law from taking effect during the November election. In an 18-page ruling issued Tuesday, Commonwealth Court Judge Robert E. Simpson said he wasn’t convinced that the...
  • Court issues preliminary injunction in #VoterID case.

     
    Pennsylvanians will still have to show photo identification at the polls during the Nov. 6 general election, but they won’t be barred from voting if they don’t have it, a state court judge has ruled. In an 18-page ruling issued......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Official says Ed Sect'y Tomalis overstated cheating.

     
    Good Friday Morning Fellow Seekers. The chairwoman of an advisory group is dispiuting Pennsyvlania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis' claim that his efforts to stop cheating had caused a statewide drop in standardized test scores, our Mothership colleague...
  • Official: State again easing requirements to get #VoterID

     
    Good afternoon, everyone. Here's the big takeaway from this morning's Commonwealth Court session on Pennsyvlania's voter identification law: The Department of State and PennDOT have eased the requirements to get a voter-only photo identification card. And...
  • Civil rights group: Changes to states' voter laws may deter Hispanic voters.

     
    From The Washington Post this morning: "In a report to be released Monday, the civil rights group Advancement Project cites the potential impact of newly restrictive photo identification laws, proof-of-citizenship requirements and late efforts in a few...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: State makes it easier for native-born Pennsylvanians to get #VoterID

     
    Good Tuesday Morning Fellow Seekers. There's a spot of good news for native-born Pennsylvanians who don't have the right ID but who want to vote in the Nov. 6 general election. Homegrown Keystoners who need to confirm their birth certificates......
  • Corbett: No SNAFUs on Election Day because of #VoterID.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett said this week that he's not expecting any "snafus" on Election Day because of Pennsylvania's controversial voter identification law -- which is the subject of a state Supreme Court hearing on Thursday. "Here's the question: I keep......
  • With PA Supreme Court hearing looming, states with #VoterID look to logistics.

     
    Something to ponder as the state Supreme Court gets ready to hold a hearing Thursday in Philadelphia on the state''s voter identification law: From Stateline.org: "For the past two years, public attention has focused mostly on the question of whether........
  • Senate Dems file amicus brief in #VoterID case.

     
    State Senate Democrats .... ... have jumped into the state Supreme Court appeal of Pennsylvania's voter identification law, arguing in court papers filed this week that includes data they say "reinforces claims of disparate impact of the new voter ID........
  • Federal judge blocks Texas' voter ID law.

     
    Reuters reports: "A federal court on Thursday blocked a Texas law that would require voters to show photo identification before casting ballots, saying the measure would likely curtail the ability of minorities to vote in the November 6 presidential...
  • PennDOT to begin issuing non-driver IDs for voting today.

     
    This just in from the Department of Transportation: "Starting today in Pittsburgh and statewide on Aug. 28, voters who lack verification documents necessary for a secure Pennsylvania Photo ID (non-driver’s license ID card), will be able to obtain...