A week after a state court judge refused to block Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, the Commonwealth responded to the ACLU’s request for a swift appeal, saying a hearing date in mid-October would be ideal.
PennDOT said they gave Viviette Applewhite, 93, a non-driver photo ID even though she did not have the required Social Security card, because she fell within one of the agency’s unwritten exceptions. So what are these exceptions? And who can qualify?
“This decision by Judge Simpson is dripping in political partisanship,” says Jerry Mondesire, the president of the Pennsylvania NAACP.
A national civil rights organization has launched a high-tech way to educate voters who they say will need an ID regardless of the outcome.
The ACLU and the Commonwealth gave closing arguments on Thursday in Pennsylvania’s voter ID case. Now, it’s up to the judge to decide.
After six days of testimony, the showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law will culminate this morning with closing arguments.
It was the final day of testimony on Wednesday in the courtroom battle over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law — and an official from the City Commissioner’s office is expecting a mess at the polls in Philadelphia.
The ACLU challenge to Pennsylvania’s voter ID law continues Monday in its fourth day of testimony, with even more state officials heading to the hot seat.
Chris is thrilled with Cole Hamels and the Phillies reaching a deal on a new contract. He also discusses the Parking Authority’s effort to soften their image, Councilman Jim Kenney’s attacks on Chick-Fil-A
“It’s been like hell for me,” says lead plaintiff Viviette Applewhite, 93, who testified that she’s been trying for years to get acceptable ID.
A three-judge appellate panel in New Jersey has ruled that school districts cannot impose a so-called “24/7″ policy on student behavior unless that behavior has a direct impact on the school itself.
Chris examines President Obama’s campaign trying to re-explain his comments on small business. He remembers actor Sherman Hemsley, who died yesterday at age 74. He also talks to Editor of Philly Magaizine, Tom McGrath, about Philadelphia’s 10 Best.
The courtroom showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law starts today in Commonwealth Court in Harrisburg.
The showdown over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law begins this Wednesday in Harrisburg.
The Department of State announced on Friday that it has created a new, more accessible photo ID just for voting. The announcement came less than five days before the ACLU lawsuit to overturn the law was expected to go to trial in Harrisburg.