Supreme Court Turns Away Newspaper’s Beef About Pennsylvania Election Law

By: Warren Richey | The Christian Science Monitor

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has lost its bid to renew a challenge to a Pennsylvania law that allows local election officials to prohibit news reporters and photographers from coming within 10 feet of a polling place during an election.

Lawyers for PG Publishing Co. had asked the US Supreme Court to examine rulings by a federal judge and a federal appeals court panel upholding the state law and the exclusionary policy of election officials.

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