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Auditor, Department of State clash over voter roll issues

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says he found tens of thousands of discrepancies in a review of county registration records. But the department says he’s overstating the issue.
By Katie Meyer

Pa. tries a new tactic to help people navigate its professional license system

The acting Department of State secretary says the legacy system doesn’t make it easy for applicants to tell how long the process will take.
By Katie Meyer

Updated: September 4, 2019 | 3:44 pm

Election security advocates criticize Pa. Department of State over re-examination of voting machines

“We are profoundly disappointed that the Secretary's office has conducted this re-examination in secret."
By Ed Mahon and Emily Previti

Election upgrades could come with hidden costs for Pa. taxpayers

Already facing $100M+ in upfront costs for machines, counties struggle to pin vendors down on pricing for software updates
By Emily Previti

It can be hard for Pa. convicts to get professional licenses. Some lawmakers aim to change that.

"There will no longer be this ground to just say, 'This person didn't have a good moral character. What does that even mean?"
By Katie Meyer