Category: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Republicans Ask Supreme Court to Halt Mail Voting Extension
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Pennsylvania Republicans Ask Supreme Court to Halt Mail Voting Extension

Pennsylvania Republicans on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a state court ruling which extended its mail ballot deadline for November’s presidential election. NEW at SCOTUS: Pennsylvania GOP files emergency application re PA supreme court permitting absentee ballots to be counted after election day. pic.twitter.com/dqBK0LzurL — Steven Mazie (@stevenmazie) September 28, 2020 The Hill…

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Pennsylvania: Over 2/3 Covid-19 Deaths from Nursing Homes
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Pennsylvania: Over 2/3 Covid-19 Deaths from Nursing Homes

The elder care crisis in Pennsylvania was highlighted this week when data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health showed the average age of those who have died of COVID-19 in the state is 80 years old and that more than two-thirds of the 4,505 who died of the virus as of Tuesday morning were…

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Pennsylvania Governor Orders Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses to Shut Down
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Pennsylvania Governor Orders Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses to Shut Down

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf issued a sweeping shutdown order to tens of thousands of “non-life-sustaining” businesses Thursday, decreeing they must close their physical locations by 8 p.m. to slow the spread of the coronavirus or face enforcement by state police and other government agencies. Citing his authority under the state’s disaster declaration…

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