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PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 17, 2014 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today urged Gov. Tom Corbett and his Department of State to heed the Commonwealth Court ruling striking down Pennsylvania’s bad voter ID law. The law had required all voters to produce approved photo identification prior to casting their votes in election. “From the beginning, the […]

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HARRISBURG, Oct. 2, 2012 –   State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today said a Commonwealth Court decision restores voting rights for thousands of Pennsylvanians, but can’t entirely fix a “costly mistake.”   “I’ve been confident all along that the courts would see the serious flaws and dubious reasoning behind voter ID,” Tartaglione said. Unfortunately, the ruling […]

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HARRISBURG, June 30, 2012 – Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement on today’s Commonwealth Court ruling: “I’ve been confident all along that the courts would see the serious flaws and dubious reasoning behind voter ID. With just over a month to go before the election, we have to switch our focus to […]

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HARRISBURG, March 7, 2012 – State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today said Senate approval of a bill requiring photo identification from voters, which comes one week after the Corbett administration barred disabled visitors from public areas of the Capitol, represents a “disturbing trend” for people already struggling under state budget cuts. “Creating barriers to prevent […]

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HARRISBURG,  March 5, 2011 –   State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione today released the following statement regarding Appropriations Committee action on House Bill 934: “Tonight’s action in the Appropriations Committee revealed a stark lack of consideration for the thousands of Pennsylvanians who will be disenfranchised by photo identification requirements for voters. Rejecting attempts to soften the […]

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