By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press 69 News, at WFMZ, 3/8/19
All states would be required to offer early voting
WASHINGTON – The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation aimed at reducing the role of big money in politics, ensuring fair elections and strengthening ethics standards.
The bill, however, stands little chance in the Republican-run Senate, where the GOP leader has pledged it will not come up for a vote, and the White House issued a veto threat.
The House measure would make it easier to register and vote, and would tighten election security and require presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns.
Included in the bill is an amendment by freshman Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, who represents Pennsylvania’s 6th District, including Reading. It would require states to provide 10 hours of early voting per day for the 15 days prior to an election….