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Suit filed in Pa. court challenges widely used electronic voting machine

The latest lawsuit claims 11 violations of Pa.’s state constitution and election code
By Emily Previti

PA AG says Trump’s tipped wage proposal could take money from workers

The proposed Department of Labor rule notes that it could allow employers to save some money by letting tipped and non-tipped workers pool their pay.
By Katie Meyer



Coatesville police say 11 questions can reduce domestic violence. Why aren’t more police officers asking them?

The program connects high-risk victims with an advocate.
By Ed Mahon

‘Confinement and desperation’ at Berks County immigrant detention center detailed in auditor general’s report

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has twice denied requests to tour the Berks County Residential Center, where people are being kept for months while they await administrative hearings.

By Brett Sholtis

Gov. Tom Wolf says ‘absolute no’ to speculation about 2020 Democratic VP pick

“I seriously doubt anyone would ask,” he added.

By Lisa Wardle


Defiant in face of impeachment, Trump and Pence bring reelection campaign to central Pa.

The president urged the crowd to turn out in next year’s election, promising that if they did he and Mike Pence would win Pennsylvania again, “but even bigger.”

By Katie Meyer, Ed Mahon and Russ Walker

How Pa.’s election security lawsuit settlement led to the last minute challenge of the state’s top-selling touchscreen voting machine

Experts say the agreement doesn't give plaintiffs or the public much chance to participate in its enforcement.
By Emily Previti
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