Posted by | October 2, 2012 10:47 | Filed under: Top Stories

by Sarah Betancourt

Just five weeks before the general election, Judge Robert Simpson (left) has postponed Pennsylvania’s voter identification requirement. Simpson heard two days of testimony last week and said he was considering invalidating a narrow portion of the law for the Nov. 6 election. An appeal to the state Supreme Court is possible.

By: Sarah Betancourt

Sarah Betancourt is a Boston-based journalist who has written for In These Times, Open Media Boston, Spare Change News, Boston.com, the Boston Globe Environment Blog, and has had work appear in video on the National Geographic Water Currents Blog. She writes primarily about Boston politics, labor, Generation Y issues, and environmental policy.