Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Tuesday's DN: Conservative writer tries to justify Voter ID law

Pressed by former Gov. Ed Rendell in a discussion Monday, conservative columnist John Fund -- author of a new book the claims widespread voter fraud -- tried to offer evidence on what he sees as a problem. Among his five claims: Republicans used to steal votes in Philly when they could and former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter told him voter fraud still goes on here.

Tuesday's DN: Conservative writer tries to justify Voter ID law

Pressed by former Gov. Ed Rendell in a discussion Monday, conservative columnist John Fund -- author of a new book the claims widespread voter fraud -- tried to offer evidence on what he sees as a problem.  Among his five claims: Republicans used to steal votes in Philly when they could and former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter told him voter fraud still goes on here.

There is a push on for colleges in Pennsylvania to issue new identification cards that will allow students to vote in the Nov. 6 general election and be compliant with the Voter ID law.

It's Our Money takes a look at the impact of prison costs on the city's budget.  To cope, the city is looking at new ways to deal with inmates.

And is this the "miracle drug" that will help addicts kick heroin?

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