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Judicial Conduct Board to Investigate Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin in Penn Supreme Court Pornographic Email Scandal

By at October 27, 2014 | 8:13 pm | 0 Comment

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 Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court. Download a PDF of the report.

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Rock the Capital To Set Up Anonymous Post Office Box to Collect Complaints Relating to Inappropriate E-mails

By at September 30, 2014 | 9:32 am | 0 Comment

Rock the Capital To Set Up Anonymous Post Office Box to Collect Complaints Relating to Inappropriate E-mails

Contact: Eric Epstein,#635-8615 Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Location: Capitol Rotunda Time: 1:00 pm   The government accountability group Rock the Capital will join with other good government activists in setting up an anonymous post office box in Harrisburg to collect complaints concerning the misuse of government computer systems for sexually explicit communications and other […]

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Rapid Shale Gas Development Outpaced DEP’s Ability

By at July 23, 2014 | 2:35 pm | 0 Comment

Auditor General DePasquale Says Rapid Shale Gas Development Outpaced DEP’s Ability to Oversee Industry, Protect Water Quality DEP unprepared in 2009; now understaffed, underfunded and inconsistent DEP Performance Report HARRISBURG (July 22, 2014)– Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that a recent audit shows that the meteoric growth of the shale gas industry caught the […]

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Auditor Express: Fighting for Accountability, People and Jobs

By at July 14, 2014 | 11:07 am | 0 Comment

by Eugene A. DePasquale   Good morning, I recently released two major audits that may be of interest to you. One found that the welfare benefit system failed to detect benefits being issued on cards associated with Social Security Numbers of dead people; the other warns that our prestigious horse racing industry may be in […]

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Second “Ethics Gate” Scandal Suit Filed

By at April 4, 2014 | 2:24 pm | 0 Comment

Second “Ethics Gate” Scandal Suit Filed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014 CONTACT: GENE STILP 717-829-5600 genestilp@comcast.net SECOND “ETHICS GATE” SCANDAL SUIT FILED CITIZEN ACTIVIST GENE STILP FILES SUPPLEMENTAL SUIT AGAINST PA STATE ETHICS COMMISSION, SENATE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS AND THE HOUSE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS OVER ILLEGAL SPENDING OF TAXPAYER FUNDS ON CAMPAIGNS In a suit filed Tuesday, […]

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Russ Diamond Launches Bid for 102nd District Seat

By at February 25, 2014 | 12:01 pm | 0 Comment

Russ Diamond Launches Bid for 102nd District Seat

Russ Diamond of Annville today launched a campaign for the Republican nomination for State Representative in the 102nd district with a two‐minute online video posted at www.truckerruss.com. His campaign platform includes permanently eliminating property taxes, continuing efforts to reform state government, and improving Pennsylvania’s economic climate. “Lebanon County needs a strong voice in Harrisburg, someone […]

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Three Mile Island Sirens to be Tested Aug. 29

By at August 29, 2013 | 1:17 am | 0 Comment

Ralph DeSantis Three Mile Island Generating Station 717-948-8930 ralph.desantis@exeloncorp.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Three Mile Island Sirens to be Tested Aug. 29 Additional test required to qualify the new, upgraded system for service LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP, PA (Aug. 27, 2013) – Three Mile Island, in cooperation with the counties around the plant, will conduct […]

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RTC’s Walter Brasch featured on PCN on Aug 14 at 7pm

By at August 6, 2013 | 9:25 am | 0 Comment

RTC’s Walter Brasch featured on PCN on Aug 14 at 7pm

PA Gadflies The word “gadfly” has a long and noble history. In his Apology of Socrates, Plato wrote, “The State is like a great and noble steed who is tardy in his motions owing to his very size, and requires to be stirred into life. I am that gadfly which God has given the State and […]

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New Report on Legislative Pensions

By at July 2, 2013 | 6:36 pm | 0 Comment

 Please note change of date Due to unforeseen developments, Rock the Capital has rescheduled the press conference it originally planned for  Monday July 8, 2013. The press conference will take place on Wednesday  July 10, 2013 at 11: 00 a.m. in the Rotunda of the Main Capital Building.   PRESS ADVISORY Contact: Eric Epstein (717)-541-1101 […]

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Brasch wins PA Press Club awards

By at June 17, 2013 | 12:54 pm | 0 Comment

RTC columnist Walter Brasch has recently won several state and national awards for work published in 2012. Against statewide competition, the Pennsylvania Press Club honored him with first place awards for his column, special series (for articles about problems with the state’s new law on gas exploration), and religion. Also against state competition, he received […]

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