Daily Archives: 1, October 26, 2017

Next Meeting

Thursday, November 9, 2017

118 Boulevard Rd, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Upcoming PSTA election will be discussed.

Police said they did not know if the shootings were racially motivated.

All five were white men between ages 54 and 67. All five were fatally shot, most from behind, in surprise attacks as they walked dogs, visited parks and, in one case, walked down a city street.

kc trails killing suspect: ‘kill all white people’ | The Kansas City Star

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Pennsylvania noncitizens cast hundreds of votes since 2000

WKBN.com-MARC LEVY, The AP Published: October 26, 2017, 11:27 am

Wolf Says Pennsylvania Won’t Help Trump Voter Fraud Group …

Jun 30, 2017Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor says he’s not going to cooperate with a presidential commission looking into voting fraud, but the Trump …

Gov. Tom Wolf has declined to comment on the abrupt resignation of Secretary of State Pedro Cortes, calling it a “personnel matter.” Mr. Wolf’s reticence is disappointing.

A vote for transparency: Gov. Wolf should explain the election chief’s exit

the Editorial Board, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette    Oct 14, 2017

Gov. Tom Wolf has declined to comment on the abrupt resignation of Secretary of State Pedro Cortes, calling it a “personnel matter.” Mr. Wolf’s reticence is disappointing. Because Mr. Cortes was responsible for overseeing the integrity of the state’s electoral process, recently called into question because of revelations that hundreds of immigrants were improperly registered to vote, his departure is a matter of public concern.

It’s important to ask whether Mr. Cortes’ resignation and the registration gaffe are related. If Mr. Wolf’s administration won’t provide the answer, Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Cranberry, should press for one during a House State Government Committee hearing he already had been planning to hold on the registration flap.

The hearing is scheduled for Oct. 25. To get to the bottom of things, he should invite Mr. Cortes, who took office when Mr. Wolf did in January 2015 and also held the position from 2003 to 2010 under former Gov. Ed Rendell. Continue reading