Politics

News coverage of politics from PennWatch – the latest political and government-related news that impacts the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

PUC Joins 6th Annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” to Raise...

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators, and businesses from across the country on Wednesday, October 21 as...

Pennsylvania Deadline for Mail Ballot Application, In Person Early Voting By...

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminded Pennsylvanians that they have one week left to apply to vote by mail or to vote early in person by...

Secretary of State Reminds Pennsylvanians to Make a Plan to Vote

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminded Pennsylvanians to make a plan now for how they are going to cast their ballot in the November...

Pennsylvania Reminds Mail Ballot Voters to Dress Naked Ballots

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminded mail ballot voters that they must seal their ballot in both the white inner secrecy envelope and the...

PA Restaurants Urged to Complete Self-Certification during Pandemic

At Appalachian Brewing Company in Harrisburg, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Carrie Lepore reminded Pennsylvania restaurants...

Gov Wolf: We Must Protect the ACA, People and Our Health...

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases rise in Pennsylvania and as we enter flu season, protecting the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and ensuring...

Ex-Washington County Clerk of Courts Sentenced in Public Corruption Case

Washington County’s former clerk of courts pleaded guilty to stealing more than $96,000 from taxpayers and will serve 24 months on Home Electronic Monitoring...

Pennsylvania Reminds Voters About the Annual Mail Ballot List

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminded Pennsylvania voters that they may receive a mail ballot because they opted to be put on the annual...

Governor again Pushes for Legalization of Adult-Use Cannabis

Governor Tom Wolf visited The Mountain Center in Tobyhanna, Monroe County to talk about the economic growth potential and restorative justice benefits of legalizing...

PA Treasurer Torsella To Establish Keystone Green Bank

Treasurer Joe Torsella announced the establishment of the Keystone Green Bank Partnership (Keystone Green), in coordination with the Department of Environmental Protection. Keystone Green...

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