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PPL ELECTRIC UTILITIES WARNS CUSTOMERS OF SOPHISTICATED PHONE SCAM

By at August 16, 2016 | 11:57 pm | 0 Comment

BOGUS CALLS DESIGNED TO SOUND LIKE COMPANY CALL CENTER

08-10-2016

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – PPL Electric Utilities is warning its customers to be aware of a phone scam in which calls appear to come from the utility and… Read the rest

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DEP Declares Drought Watch for 34 Pennsylvania Counties

By at August 4, 2016 | 10:04 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
Dept. of Environmental Protection

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

08/2/2016
CONTACT:
Susan Rickens, DEP
717-787-1323
DEP Declares Drought

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DEP Lists Susquehanna River as Impaired

By at August 4, 2016 | 10:04 pm | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
Dept. of Environmental Protection

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

08/1/2016
CONTACT:
Neil Shader, DEP
717-787-1323
DEP Lists Susquehanna River as Impaired for

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2016-2017 Enacted Budget, General Fund State Appropriations

By at August 4, 2016 | 10:02 pm | 0 Comment

2016-2017 Enacted Budget, General Fund State Appropriations

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Auditor General DePasquale Launches Audits of Two State Employee Retirement Systems’ Management of $78 Billion in Assets

By at July 28, 2016 | 12:40 pm | 0 Comment

HARRISBURG (July 25, 2016) – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced that he is launching simultaneous audits of the two retirement systems that manage $78 billion in assets for more than 854,000 state and school employees and retirees.

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SchoolWATCH

By at July 28, 2016 | 12:35 pm | 0 Comment

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Education’sSchoolWATCH database, launched in January 2015, allows parents, students and taxpayers for the first time to easily track and compare school district and charter school spending.

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Rob McCord’s Pension Payout, (RTK, February, 2015)

By at July 28, 2016 | 12:27 pm | 0 Comment

Refund amount: $63,799.62.

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Barbara Hafer’s pension pay out based on RTK Requests, (2012)

By at July 28, 2016 | 12:23 pm | 0 Comment

Gross monthly annuity: $4,035.29

Please note that as of the date of the receipt of the SERS data, there was no record of a lump sum withdrawal.

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Richard Nixon: The Last Liberal President?

By at July 28, 2016 | 12:06 pm | 74 Comments

Richard Nixon: The Last Liberal President?

It’s been forty years since Richard Nixon’s obsession with Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers backfired and led to the 1971 landmark First Amendment Decision, i.e., New York Times v. United States. The ruling made it possible for newspapers to… Read the rest

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Basic Education Funding

By at July 6, 2016 | 5:59 pm | 0 Comment

A breakdown of how the $200 million increase in basic education funding will be distributed among the state’s school districts.

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