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An Open Victim Impact Statement on the Sentencing of Kathleen Kane

By at November 3, 2016 | 12:56 am | 0 Comment

MARK D. SCHWARTZ

Attorney at Law
Post Office Box 330
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-0330
www.markschwartzesq.com
610-525-5534 

October 8, 2016

The Honorable Wendy Demchick-Alloy, Judge
Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas
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Op-ED: MISSING THE MARK ON GIRARD AND HERSHEY

By at July 15, 2015 | 10:56 am | 0 Comment

Having legal experience with Pennsylvania’s unholy trinity of trusts: The Barnes, The Hershey Trust, and the Girard College Trust, it amazes me that two former chairmen of Girard’s Board of Managers could suggest that Girard and Hershey merge. Such a… Read the rest

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Five Guys to the Rescue

By at May 7, 2015 | 11:50 am | 0 Comment

Five Guys to the Rescue

Suppose you are Mayor of Philadelphia.  Your fiefdom is known for several “firsts”, unfortunately most notably “first” in poverty amongst the country’s ten largest cities. We have 1.5 million Philadelphians in Philadelphia, including four out of every ten children. Philadelphia’s… Read the rest

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Our Very Own Congress- The Bubble that Needs to be Burst

By at March 16, 2015 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Our Very Own Congress- The Bubble that Needs to be Burst

We’ve managed to survive the tech bubble, banking bubble, and the real estate bubble, yet another bubble is more destructive and something which should have exploded long ago.

Take just one week in the life of our Congress and President.… Read the rest

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For Pennsylvania Politicians Crime Pays and Pays Some More

By at October 28, 2014 | 1:47 pm | 0 Comment

For Pennsylvania Politicians Crime Pays and Pays Some More

Having spent my early career working for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, I have thought long and hard about why, for decades now, one public official follows another when it comes to indictment, conviction and jail. Pennsylvania has a special… Read the rest

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Barring Felons from Lobbying Pennsylvania State Government

By at September 9, 2014 | 10:26 am | 0 Comment

MARK D. SCHWARTZ
Attorney at Law
Post Office Box 330
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-0330
www.markschwartzesq.com

Telephone & Fax- 610 525-5534

August 29, 2014

Honorable Tom Corbett
Governor of Pennsylvania
Room 225
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Pennsylvania Issues , Political

Weary and Wary of the Philadelphia School District Passion Play? Another Approach

By at July 9, 2014 | 10:21 am | 0 Comment

Weary and Wary of the Philadelphia School District Passion Play? Another Approach

Every year with the coming of the summer solstice, Philadelphia School District honchos put up a hue and cry for money to put a band-aid on a total debacle.   Every year we hear of cuts beyond the bone and the… Read the rest

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Mark Schwartz: Request for House Investigation

By at April 2, 2014 | 4:37 pm | 0 Comment

Mark Schwartz: Request for House Investigation

MARK D. SCHWARTZ
Attorney at Law
Post Office Box 330
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-0030
www.markschwartzesq.com
Telephone & Fax: 610 525-5534

 

Via Fax to 717 787-6564

Honorable Samuel H. Smith, Speaker
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Request for Investigation into Philadelphia’s Board of City Trusts

By at June 14, 2013 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Request for Investigation into Philadelphia’s Board of City Trusts

    MARK D. SCHWARTZ
Attorney at Law
Post Office Box 330
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-0330
www.markschwartzesq.com

June 13, 2013

The Honorable Kathleen Kane – PERSONAL ATTENTION
Pennsylvania Attorney General
16th Floor
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Forget about Shutting the Barn Door – the Harrisburg Incinerator Scoundrels Run Free.

By at June 5, 2013 | 11:41 am | 0 Comment

Forget about Shutting the Barn Door – the Harrisburg Incinerator Scoundrels Run Free.

Thank You Mayor Linda Thompson!

Make no mistake about it, this week’s SEC charge against and accepted by the City, was a charge against Linda Thompson for failure to disclose pertinent financial information. Did heads roll?  Was an… Read the rest

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