HARRISBURG—Three days before he blocked proposed animal cruelty legislation, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-McCandless), chair of Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, received a $3,000 campaign donation from the Flyers Victory Fund.
The Fund is the lobbying and campaign… Read the rest[...read 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[...read more]
Judicial Conduct Board to Investigate Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin in Penn Supreme Court Pornographic Email Scandal
Good government advocate Gene Stilp today released a letter from the Pennsylvania Judicial Conduct Board which states that the Judicial Conduct Board has started an investigation of Justice Michael Eakin’s involvement with the pornographic email scandal that has completely undermined… Read the rest[...read more]
Total amount pledged to date: $1.8 billion.
Amount distributed: $326 million.
|Donor||Amount pledged in millions|
|1) World Bank:||$400|
Google blinded: Corbett administration wants links to Jerry Sandusky trial transcripts removed from web
Pennsylvania state official says links to public
court transcripts ‘removed from Google’
‘Right to be forgotten’ comes to US?
Not so fast, Google says
A close ally to Pennsylvania Gov.
10) Judicial temperament: In December 2007, at the Pennsylvania Society weekend festivities in New York City, Castille confronted Philadelphia Daily News columnist John Baer. “I told my staff if I got enough drinks and I
“Gov. Tom Corbett, who claims he opposes legalization of marijuana, was seen behind a barn smoking weed. Just a-puffin’ and a-grinnin’.”
“Tom Wolfe was speeding and driving drunk through the streets of York. If he can’t obey traffic laws, why… Read the rest[...read more]
Based on percentage of GDP in 2010
The oil and gas industry has retreated from its entrenched position to have the public delete the “k” in “fracking,” and write it as “frac’ing” or “fracing.” Those who have been the strongest advocates for fracking scorned and mocked those… Read the rest[...read more]
Based on the International Education Scorecard for Performance in Math, Science and Reading
4) The Netherlands.
8) United Kingdom.
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