“We were hoping to hold [the hearing] to get answers to questions that are important to Pennsylvania voters about how these foreign nationals have gotten onto the voter rolls.” Metcalfe first raised the issue during a hearing of his committee in October 2016 while Cortes was testifying. “It is interesting that his resignation occurred within a week of our letter to him about this serious issue.” Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt pushed the issue into the spotlight three weeks ago when he announced that his staff found 317 noncitizens who had canceled their voter registrations in the city from 2006.
The data dates back to 2006 because that is when the state started using the Statewide Uniform Registry of Electors, which provides reliable statistics about voters in the state.
Wooden tables where patrons huddle around beers have been carved with names and messages.
The walls are plastered with memorabilia, mostly photographs of sports players and Penn State fans.
He was previously the political editor for the Daily News.
Since 1999, Brennan has covered elections for president, the U. Senate and House, governor of Pennsylvania, mayor of Philadelphia and other public offices.
The Department of State last month said it started changing the order of questions on the Penn Dot kiosks in August 2016 to address the problem.
Godshall has been in the state House for more than three decades and currently chairs its Consumer Affairs committee.
The announcement set off a firestorm, from a #Save The Skeller hashtag on social media to a petition, "Stop the closing of the Skeller and Spats" on The hole-in-the-wall basement bar has a long history dating back to 1933 when "Pop" Flood opened it three days after prohibition was repealed.It's almost last call at the iconic State College bar The All-American Rathskeller.In December, the 85-year-old bar that has served generations of Penn State students, alumni and State College residents announced it would be closing Jan. As expected, visitors are flocking back to say goodbye, snap photos and down one last Rolling Rock beer in the basement bar at College Avenue and Pugh Street.He said he and his colleagues are still waiting on an answer to their questions in last week’s letter.“I’m not sure why [Cortes resigned] or what’s going on, but we’re hopeful to get answers to very important questions,” Metcalfe said.