HARRISBURG, October 2, 2012 – For the past six months, everyone from elected officials to community activists said the same thing: Pennsylvania’s voter ID law was unfair and made getting an approved ID difficult. But today there was welcome news when Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson agreed with us when he said that an ID was not […]

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PHILADELPHIA, AUG. 1, 2012 — Senior citizens who live in state Sen. Larry Farnese’s Senatorial District will be greatly impacted by Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law, according to newly released statistics. The First Senatorial District has the highest number of seniors who are registered voters and do not have a proper photo ID from the […]

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PHILADELPHIA, March 5, 2012 – State Senator Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) today announced that he will vote against the Republican bill requiring voters to show identification at the polls. HB 934, which is likely to be acted on by the entire Pennsylvania Senate this week, would not just discourage voter participation, but it could cost taxpayers about $1 million.

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