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One-Stop Voter Information Is Available at Vote.pa.gov

In preparation for Pennsylvania’s general election on Nov. 8, Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman reminds Pennsylvanians they can find comprehensive voting information...

Department of State: Voters Should Hand-Deliver Mail-in and Absentee Ballots Immediately

With less than a week until the Nov. 8 election, Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman encouraged Pennsylvanians voting by mail ballot to hand-deliver...

University of Pittsburgh Study: Pandemic-Related Stress Linked to Changes in Menstrual...

Women with high stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic were twice as likely to experience changes in their menstrual cycle compared to those with...

Acting Secretary of State Outlines Vote-Counting Process After Election Day in...

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman outlined the vote-counting process for the Nov. 8 general election and explained why under current election law...

Time to Apply for 2023 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence

All Pennsylvanians who’ve recently worked on a successful environmental project can apply for the 2023 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence, the state’s top environmental...

President Biden Visits Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh to Talk Infrastructure...

Governor Tom Wolf joined President Biden at the Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh to highlight the importance of investing in infrastructure and the impacts...

DEP and Local Officials Kick Off 2022-23 Local Climate Action Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) kicked off its 2022-23 Local Climate Action Program with a visit to Wormleysburg Borough in Cumberland County. The county...

New ALA Report: Transition to Zero-Emission Trucks Could Save Thousands of...

A new report by the American Lung Association finds that switching to zero-emission trucks and electricity would significantly reduce health impacts and disparities in...

Acting Secretary of State Educates Voters on What’s New for November...

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman highlighted the Department of State’s (DOS) commitment to transparency about the election administration process in Pennsylvania and...

Longtime State Rep. Tony DeLuca Dies After Battle with Lymphoma

State Rep. Anthony M. “Tony” DeLuca (D-Penn Hills), the senior member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, died on Sunday, Oct. 9 at home...

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