Crisis At US Capitol: Committee Of Seventy President Says Storming Of Capitol Reminder Words MatterCommittee of Seventy President and CEO David Thornburgh let Wednesday be a reminder to hold people accountable for what is said.
Pa. Supreme Court Tosses Lawsuit Seeking Replacement Of City CommissionersThe state Supreme Court has denied a request to order the Philadelphia city commissioners to recuse themselves from next month's primary election.
Election Watchdog Groups Take Legal Action Against Philadelphia City CommissionersPhiladelphia's election watchdog groups have made no secret about wanting to disband the city commissioners.
Play Gives Young People Greater Appreciation Of Right To VoteDuring the DNC, the Committee of Seventy commissioned a short play at the Science Leadership Academy designed to encourage young people to get out and vote.
Above Average Turnout In Philadelphia For Pennsylvania PrimaryTuesday's Pennsylvania primary election turnout is drawing praise from the leader of a Philadelphia voter watchdog group.
Young Students Learn About Voting Process By Helping Out On Election DayHundreds of high school students learning about the Democratic process are helping out at polling places across Philadelphia Tuesday.
DA's Office, Committee Of Seventy Urge Voters To Stay Vigilant On Election DayThe Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and the Committee of Seventy will be watching out for voter-related problems during next week's primary election.
Manayunk Software Company Eyes The Future of Tech-Enhanced VotingA Manayunk software developer thinks it should be less complicated to do your civic duty.
Central High Students' Grilling of Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Carried Live on Cable TVThe questions, from Central's Class 274, covered a wide variety of issues.
Phila. Lawmakers OK $99 Limit On Gifts To City Workers -- With ExceptionsShane Creamer (left), of the city's Board of Ethics, backed the limit. Ellen Kaplan of the watchdog group Committee of 70 (right), thinks it should be lower.
Gov. Christie Cancels Thursday Appearance In PhiladelphiaMore than 600 people were expected to show up at the Bellevue to hear Chris Christie speak. But early Wednesday evening, the Committee of 70's president and CEO Zack Stallberg got a call from Christie's office that the Governor was sick and had to cancel.
Officials In Philadelphia Ready To Monitor Election Day Activities, Problems At PollsCity, election, and good government officials want to make sure everyone behaves around polling places on Tuesday in Philadelphia.
Voter Watchdog Warns Of Misleading RobocallsWith Election Day just hours away, voters have been receiving unsolicited advice on how to cast a ballot at the polls. Voting watchdogs say some of the messaging is misleading and incorrect.
Pa. Voter Registration Deadline TomorrowIn order to vote in Pennsylvania you must be 18, be a US citizen and live in Pennsylvania for at least 30 days. You must also fill out the voting registration form in person or mail it in to your county commissioner's office.
In Pennsylvania, Getting A Voter ID Could Be A Little EasierThe Department of State has made a change to voter ID procedures that will mean one less trip to PennDOT for Pennsylvania-born voters.