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Sep 21, 2017, 12:55 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 14 charitable organizations, professional solicitors and professional...


Sep 14, 2017, 17:18 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 128 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public during the...


Aug 23, 2017, 11:06 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Takes Action Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State recently ordered three charitable organizations to cease fundraising until they are in compliance with the...


Aug 10, 2017, 13:09 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 142 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public during the...


Aug 02, 2017, 11:42 ET Secretary of State Reminds Pennsylvania Notaries of New Education Requirement

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today reminded Pennsylvania notaries public that changes to the notary law include an education requirement for...


Jul 26, 2017, 13:16 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against eight charitable organizations, professional solicitors and professional...


Jul 12, 2017, 11:41 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 190 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public during the...


Jun 23, 2017, 09:20 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Takes Action Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State recently ordered nine charitable organizations to cease fundraising until they are in compliance with the...


Jun 13, 2017, 10:46 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 68 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public during...


Jun 05, 2017, 12:49 ET Secretary of State: Significant Changes Ahead for Pennsylvania Notaries

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today reminded Pennsylvania notaries public that significant changes to the notary law will go into effect in...


May 23, 2017, 15:00 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against two charitable organizations, professional solicitors and...


May 15, 2017, 15:30 ET Secretary of State: Election Returns Website Offers First Look at Pennsylvania's Vote Count

With Tuesday's Primary Election just ahead, Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today reminded Pennsylvanians that the Department of State's...


May 11, 2017, 13:34 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 152 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public during the...


May 11, 2017, 10:38 ET Secretary of State reminds Pennsylvanians to Visit votesPA.com for Comprehensive Voting Information

In preparation for Pennsylvania's primary election, Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés reminds Pennsylvanians to visit votesPA.com for...


May 10, 2017, 10:46 ET Department of State Makes Proceedings of Pennsylvania's 58th Electoral College Available Online

A full record of the proceedings of the 58th Electoral College in Pennsylvania is available on the Department of State website, Secretary of State...


Apr 25, 2017, 12:52 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 19 charitable organizations, professional solicitors and professional...


Apr 24, 2017, 14:44 ET Secretary of State Encourages Pennsylvanians to Request Absentee Ballots Early

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today encouraged Pennsylvanians to submit requests for primary election absentee ballots before the...


Apr 18, 2017, 13:56 ET Pennsylvania Secretary of State Announces Availability of Interpreter Service for Professional Licensees and Applicants

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today announced the recent launch of an interpreter service for professional and occupational licensees...


Apr 13, 2017, 12:07 ET Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission Unveils Ringside/Cageside Report

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today announced the availability of the recently updated Ringside/Cageside Report by the State Athletic...


Apr 11, 2017, 10:19 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 114 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public...


Mar 21, 2017, 10:28 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Charitable Organizations

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against eight charitable organizations, professional solicitors and professional...


Mar 15, 2017, 13:22 ET Secretary of State Reminds Pennsylvanians of Today's Deadline to File Objections to Nomination Petitions

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today reminded Pennsylvanians that the Commonwealth Court and the Department of State are both open to file and...


Mar 14, 2017, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals

The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 200 licensed or commissioned professionals and notaries public during the...


Mar 13, 2017, 20:14 ET Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Signs Executive Order to Extend Deadline For Filing Objections to Nomination Petitions

Governor Tom Wolf has signed an Executive Order that extends the deadline by which objections to nomination petitions for the 2017 Municipal...


Mar 13, 2017, 19:56 ET Pennsylvania Secretary of State Postpones Tomorrow's Ballot Lottery

Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés announced today he is postponing the day for casting of lots for the position of candidates' names on the May 16...