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Department of State Reminds Voters in Counties Affected by Executive Order...

The Department of State is reminding absentee and mail-in voters in Allegheny, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties that their ballots must be...

Lieutenant Governor’s Office Flying “Philadelphia People of Color Inclusive Flag” and...

In honor of Pride Month and as a nod to the power of peaceful assembly, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has ordered the display of...

Governor Signs Budget to Sustain Education, Support Communities Amid Pandemic

As Pennsylvania continues to address public health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tom Wolf signed a state budget that will provide 12...

Secretary of State Boockvar Offers Important Reminders About Voting in Tuesday’s...

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminded Pennsylvania voters of Tuesday’s absentee and mail-in ballot voting deadline and urged those planning to vote at the...

Pennsylvania Offers Accessible Write-In Ballots for Voters with Disabilities for June...

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar announced the Department of State will provide accessible write-in ballots to voters with disabilities who request one. “These ballots will...

One-Stop Voter Registration Information at VotesPA.com

In preparation for Pennsylvania’s presidential primary election on June 2, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminds Pennsylvanians they can find comprehensive voting information at votesPA.com. “The...

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Response Task Force on Health Disparity Announces One-Month Milestones

The Pennsylvania COVID-19 Response Task Force on Health Disparity chaired by Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has in its first month progressed toward addressing a...

Pennsylvania Youth to Host Virtual Town Hall with Lt. Governor and...

Students from across Pennsylvania will come together to meet virtually with Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and Second Lady Gisele Fetterman on Thursday. This youth-led, youth-hosted town hall will provide...

Governor Veotes 3 Bills related to COVID-19

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed three bills related to the state’s response to COVID-19. Senate Bill 327 would authorize counties to develop and implement their own...

Gov. Wolf Stresses Roles of PA Emergency Management Agency, National Guard...

When it comes to a crisis, preparedness is everything, and Governor Tom Wolf stressed the critical roles the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and...

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