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Lower Paxton Showdown on June 7, 2016

By at May 24, 2016 | 12:37 am | 0 Comment

Lower Paxton Notice June 7 BOS Hearing (PDF)

Neighbors of Lower Paxton

Heated meeting over Lower Paxton Township construction project

ABC 27 investigates conflict of interest in controversial construction project

ABC 27 Investigation: Lower Paxton moved controversial construction closer toRead the rest

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PA DEP News Release : Wolf Administration Investing $25.1 Million in Projects to Protect and Improve Pennsylvania Water Resources

By at May 24, 2016 | 12:28 am | 0 Comment

This message is to notify you that a news release has been added to the PA DEP Website at

http://www.ahs.dep.pa.gov/NewsRoomPublic?id=20983&typeid=1 

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Calculation of the Combined PSERS & SERS Unfunded Liability Rolled Forward to May 2, 2016

By at May 24, 2016 | 12:23 am | 0 Comment

Data assembled by Richard Dreyfuss, Independent Consultant

Presented by Eric Epstein on May 9, 2016

PSERS estimates its asset value using a 10 year rolling average which is allowed under Act 120.

The actuarial standard for… Read the rest

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Eric Epstein of RTC and Rick Dreyfuss on new pensions

By at May 24, 2016 | 12:18 am | 0 Comment

Listen to Hour 2

Listen to Hour 3

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On verge of shutdown, PA’s straggling horse-racing industry could get more help

By at May 24, 2016 | 12:15 am | 0 Comment

by Andrew Staub

Pennsylvania’s wilting horse-racing industry can no longer support the fund that pays to oversee the sport, a development that could lead to a shutdown by late November.

Yet the races could go on, through Thanksgiving and thereafter,… Read the rest

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DEP Reaches Natural Resource Damage Settlement with Talen Generation, LLC for 2005 Martins Creek Ash Spill

By at May 6, 2016 | 11:35 am | 0 Comment

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
Dept. of Environmental Protection

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

05/4/2016
CONTACT:
Colleen Connolly, DEP
570-826-2035
DEP Reaches Natural Resource Damage Settlement with

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PA Pension Debt has passed $66 billion

By at May 6, 2016 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

PA Pension Debt has passed $66 billion

Pennsylvania’s Pension Debt has now passed $66 billion.   The new figure is a revision using the 12/31/15 State Employees Retirement System (SERS) report.  Prior to its release, the “clock” was based on the 12/31/14 report and adjusted as accurately as… Read the rest

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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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