News Releases

Year

2014

VoteEasy and PCT Results Released in Pennsylvania
Oct. 27, 2014, 5:17 p.m.

Today, Vote Smart released the results of the National Political Courage Test to&nbsp;<a href="http://votesmart.org/voteeasy#.VbuQA7NVhHw" target="_self">VoteEasy</a>&nbsp;at&nbsp;<a href="votesmart.org" target="_self">VoteSmart.org</a>, giving Pennsylvania voters an invaluable resource for identifying&nbsp;their&nbsp;best political match November 4th. Seventeen of the congressional, state legislative and gubernatorial candidates passed the 2014 Political Courage Test.

2013

Legislative Wrap-Up: Fracking
Jan. 28, 2013, 6:40 p.m.

With new technology comes new debates and in 2012 many state legislatures attempted to regulate a relatively new industry they did not know much about.&nbsp;

Legislative Wrap-Up: Voter ID
Jan. 16, 2013, 11:34 p.m.

States across America considered legislation in their most recent sessions that would change voting and voter registration requirements.

2012

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Pennsylvania
Oct. 18, 2012, 7:53 p.m.

Standing Your Ground Across The States
June 12, 2012, 2:11 p.m.

The February 26 shooting of&nbsp;Trayvon Martin&nbsp;has ignited a media firestorm surrounding so-called “stand your ground” or “castle doctrine” laws in the United States.&nbsp;

2011

'Supercommittee' misses deadline
Nov. 22, 2011, 8:19 p.m.

The U.S. Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction&nbsp;was established with the goal of improving both the short and long term financial outlook of the US and reducing the deficit “...by at least $1,500,000,000 over the period of fiscal years 2012 to 2021” But they missed their deadline...

Congressional Beginnings
Oct. 6, 2011, 10:36 p.m.

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2009

Analysis of the 2009 General Election
Nov. 13, 2009, 6:04 a.m.

Results of the 2009 General Election
Nov. 5, 2009, 6:59 a.m.

One Small Victory at a Time
Sept. 16, 2009, 10:38 p.m.

2008

2007

Precious Moments
Sept. 7, 2007, 10:08 p.m.

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