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Revised Pension Estimate for Rep. Mark Cohen

By at April 29, 2016 | 11:11 pm | 0 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 29, 2016

Revised Pension Estimate for Rep. Mark Cohen

Rock the Capital learned last night that the formula used to project Mr. Cohen’s pension used a 1.25% multiplier rather thanRead the rest

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Pension Payments to Rep. Mark Cohen

By at April 28, 2016 | 10:51 pm | 0 Comment

Enclosed please find data relating to the projected pension pay out to Rep. Mark Cohen (D-Philadelphia) who was defeated on April 26, 2016. Rock The Capital filed Right to Know requests with the State Employees’ Retirement System (“SERS”) on Wednesday,… Read the rest

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Legislative Pensions

By at April 16, 2016 | 8:03 pm | 0 Comment

Legislative Pensions

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DEP Fines Oil and Gas Companies for 17 Violations of State Environmental Regulations

By at April 5, 2016 | 11:01 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
Dept. of Environmental Protection

Commonwealth News Bureau
Room 308, Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg PA., 17120

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

04/4/2016
CONTACT:
John Poister, DEP
412-442-4203
DEP Fines Oil and Gas Companies for 17

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April Environmental Issues Forum

By at April 5, 2016 | 10:59 pm | 0 Comment

April Environmental Issues Forum

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Gerrymandering Kills Representative Democracy

By at March 24, 2016 | 10:53 am | 0 Comment

by A. Sniveling Malcontent

Recently Harrisburg denizens heard the early sounds of discontent about the way legislative and Congressional districts are drawn every 10 years after the national census. Our current system, approved by voters following the… Read the rest

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Central Dauphin School District (CDSD) to Host Drugs 101 Program at CD Middle School on April 12 at 6:00 p.m.

By at March 24, 2016 | 10:45 am | 0 Comment

Central Dauphin School District (CDSD) to Host Drugs 101 Program at CD Middle School on April 12 at 6:00 p.m.

The Central Dauphin School District is hosting the Drugs 101 Presentation on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the auditorium of Central Dauphin Middle School.

The Drugs 101 Program is a presentation for parents and… Read the rest

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Pension Clock: Eric Epstein’s Remarks

By at March 7, 2016 | 12:59 pm | 0 Comment

Pension Clock: Eric Epstein’s Remarks

This display represents a visual accounting of four failures:

First, there is constitutional delinquency.  Borrowing against the pensions, forbidden by our constitution, has been the defacto policy of Pennsylvania’s state government since 2003;

Second, as the credit rating downgrades have… Read the rest

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Pennsylvania Pension Debt Clock

By at February 24, 2016 | 8:29 pm | 0 Comment

Pennsylvania Pension Debt Clock

  • Fact: Fifteen years ago Governor Ridge signed into law Act 9 with overwhelming support  from the legislature.
  • Fact: The legislation did not provide a revenue mechanism to fund increased benefits.
  • Fact: Act 9 is not going to be repealed,

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Pennsylvania Pension Debt Clock to be Unveiled in Harrisburg

By at February 22, 2016 | 4:55 pm | 0 Comment

Press Advisory
February 17, 2016
For Immediate Release

Pennsylvania Pension Debt Clock to be Unveiled in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG—Pennsylvania’s growing pension debt for its State Employees Retirement System (SERS) and its Public School Employees Retirement… Read the rest

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