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North Carolina Supreme Court Opens up a Path for a Potential Threat to Democracy 1

North Carolina Supreme Court Opens up a Path for a Potential Threat to Democracy

By Paul Fedore / June 12, 2023
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On June 30th of last year, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could affect congressional redistricting nationwide. This case seeks to answer an important question: Should any state court be allowed to draw federal congressional districts?  The case Moore v. Harper will address North Carolina’s congressional map. The state Supreme […]

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HB 847 Hopes to Address Two Election Concerns, Making the Process Easier for Voters and the Counties

By Paul Fedore / May 31, 2023
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A bill with potential to address election concerns has made it through the State Government Committee and has been laid on the table of the House of Representatives.  HB 847, introduced by Centre County Representative Scott Conklin, would amend the state election code to allow counties seven days prior to Election Day to pre-canvass mail-in […]

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The Municipal Primary is May 16th!

By Paul Fedore / April 14, 2023
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Here is some important information to keep in mind.   The 2023 Municipal Primary is coming up next month: May 16th is the date to cast your vote. Polls will be open from 7am to 8pm. If you are not sure where your polling place is, you can find that information here.  If you have […]

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No Matter Who is Elected to Office, Our Work Continues

By Veronica Coptis / November 18, 2022
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One thing is clear after this past election: Your votes do matter. However, the fight to protect our communities and health from pollution never stops at the polls. CCJ will be here with you, continuing to support our communities and advocating for true economic solutions while protecting our health, environment, and local economy. With Josh […]

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Voter Registration Access is Expanded, Thanks to Governor Wolf’s Executive Order

By Paul Fedore / September 16, 2022
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On September 7th, Governor Wolf signed Executive Order 2022-03. This order designates September as Voter Registration Month, and is also an expansion of voter registration opportunities. The order designates seven existing government entities as Voter Registration Distribution Agencies (VRDA). These agencies will be required to provide voter registration literature and services to eligible Pennsylvanians. Following […]

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