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Pension Payments Made to Former Treasurer and Felon Rob McCord, LCB Ethics’ Violators, Porngaters and Turnpike Commission Felons

By at March 30, 2015 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Pension Payments Made to Former Treasurer and Felon Rob McCord, LCB Ethics’ Violators, Porngaters and Turnpike Commission Felons

Contact: Eric Epstein
(717)-635-8615
lechambon@comcast.net

On February 18, 2015, Rock the Capital (“RTC”) filed Right to Know (“RTK”) requests with the State Employees’ Retirement System (“SERS”). RTC verbally amended the request on February 19, 2015. SERS provided an… Read the rest

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States with the Lowest Minimum Wage

By at March 23, 2015 | 1:34 pm | 0 Comment

States with the Lowest Minimum Wage

As of February  24, 2015, 29 states and D.C. have minimum wages above the federal minimum wage.

State Minimum wage
1. Alabama
Fourth poorest state in America.
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The Ten Most Corrupt States and What They Spend on Ethics

By at March 16, 2015 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

The Ten Most Corrupt States and What They Spend on Ethics

 

State Funding for Ethics Commission(s)
1. Mississippi $597,298 (1)
2. Louisiana $3,840,517 million
3. Tennessee $1.2 million

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The World’s Top Ten Billionaires in 2015

By at March 9, 2015 | 10:53 am | 0 Comment

The World’s Top Ten Billionaires in 2015

1. Bill Gates, (U.S.A.)
Net worth: $79.2 billion
Source of wealth: Technology company Microsoft

2. Carlos Slim Helu, Mexico)
Net worth: $77.1 billion
Source of wealth: Telecommunications

3. Warren Buffett, (U.S.A.)
Net worth: $72.7 billion
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Information on Measles

By at March 2, 2015 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment

Many of us thought measles had been eradicated. I thought  the disease was a menacing health threat confined to remote  areas of the globe. After all, the United States declared that measles was eliminated in 2000. However, measles can be … Read the rest

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The Ten Most Welcoming Signs of Spring

By at March 2, 2015 | 12:01 pm | 0 Comment

The Ten Most Welcoming Signs of Spring

1. Snowdrops January to early March. Even though they appear in January and are often quickly buried in snow, these lovely nodding white flowers at least hint that the dark days and long nights are not around forever.

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Pet Care: Ten Cold Weather Tips

By at February 23, 2015 | 5:01 pm | 0 Comment

Pet Care: Ten Cold Weather Tips

1. Keep your cat inside.

2. During the winter, outdoor cats sometimes sleep under the hoods of cars. When the motor is started, the cat can be injured or killed by the fan belt. If there are outdoor cats in… Read the rest

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Legislative Audit for 2014: Testimony of Eric Epstein

By at February 23, 2015 | 1:40 am | 0 Comment

February 23, 2015

Representative Mark Keller
Chairman, Legislative Audit Advisory Commission
Room 108, Ryan Office Building
P.O. Box 202086
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2086
Voice: 717-787-5774
Fax:     717-705-2088

Dear Chairman Keller:

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Top Legislative Per Diems for 2014

By at February 16, 2015 | 4:49 pm | 0 Comment

Top Legislative Per Diems for 2014

The following states have no per diems: Connecticut, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Ohio.

1) Alaska: $234.
Linked to the the time of the year and tied to the federal rate. “Legislators who reside in the Capitol… Read the rest

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Top Ten American Companies by Market Value

By at February 9, 2015 | 2:29 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten American Companies by Market Value

as of February 1, 2015

Company Market Value in Billions
1) Apple $672
2) Exxon Mobil $404
3) Microsoft

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