Browsing Month February, 2014
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection may not be protecting the environment and the Commonwealth’s citizens as much as they deserve.
That is the assertion of a report issued Tuesday by Earthworks, a Washington, D.C.-based environmental watchdog agency.
The report begins… Read the rest[...read more]
Citing a lack of regulations to complain about, a U.S. District Court judge Monday ruled against a requirement for a full environmental review of fracking in the Delaware River Basin.
Meanwhile, Pennsylvania townships await a ruling by that state’s top… Read the rest[...read more]
Inside the Machine
In 1978 Pennsylvania voters approved a Constitutional amendment providing for the election of an Attorney General effective in 1980. The Constitutional amendment was implemented by the Commonwealth Attorneys Act of 1980, which defined the duties… Read the rest[...read more]
I have a good friend, an economist by training, and the former head of a hedge fund, who is always giving me grief about my liberal economic views. I like this guy. We usually get together a couple of times… Read the rest[...read more]
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Farm Aid 2012 is Saturday, Sept. 22, at Hersheypark Stadium. This is Year 27 of the event begun in 1985 by Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp – Dave Matthews joined the team in 2001 – to draw attention… Read the rest[...read more]
The Attorney General of Pennsylvania (“AGO”) is the chief law enforcement officer for the Commonwealth. Few Pennsylvanians would conjure up an image of an office run by a political machine doling out de facto tax breaks, favors, no bid contracts,Read the rest[...read more]
Rock the Capital has been following the story of the Financial Enforcement Section (FES) a little known department within the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office and it’s former head, Thomas Kimmett. During Governor Tom Corbett’s tenure as the Attorney General this… Read the rest[...read more]