by Eric Boehm for PA Independent
Some sweet-toothed state employees were busted by Pennsylvania’s inspector general for skirting the Wolf administration’s gift ban.
Their offense: accepting a plate of holiday cookies.
The cookies, which the inspector general notes… Read the rest[...read more]
The Pay Raise Ten Years Later
On Tuesday July 7, 2015 at the Capitol Rotunda at 11:00 am, Rock The Capital will release a report on… Read the rest[...read more]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 8, 2015
Report Released Documenting Marine Destruction and Pollution of Cape Cod Bay by Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear:
Regulators should terminate Pilgrim’s Clean Water Act permit
Contacts: Meg Sheehan,… Read the rest[...read more]
By Andrew Staub | PA Independent[...read more]
Pension Payments to Former and Elected Attorney Generals; Former Supreme Court Justices Since the Pay Raise
Contact: Eric Epstein
Enclosed please find data and enclosures relating to pension payouts to former and elected Pennsylvania Attorney Generals, and former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices who have retired or were involuntary separated after the Pay… Read the rest[...read more]
Pension Payments Made to Former Treasurer and Felon Rob McCord, LCB Ethics’ Violators, Porngaters and Turnpike Commission Felons
Contact: Eric Epstein
On February 18, 2015, Rock the Capital (“RTC”) filed Right to Know (“RTK”) requests with the State Employees’ Retirement System (“SERS”). RTC verbally amended the request on February 19, 2015. SERS provided an… Read the rest[...read more]
We’ve managed to survive the tech bubble, banking bubble, and the real estate bubble, yet another bubble is more destructive and something which should have exploded long ago.
Take just one week in the life of our Congress and President.… Read the rest[...read more]
Pennsylvanians have been well served and protected in recent decades by a hard-won constitutional reform requiring all state judges retire at age 70.
But some Pennsylvania judges are working hard to do away with this needed protection.
State judges want… Read the rest[...read more]
By Andrew Staub | PA Independent
Pennsylvania lawmakers last summer passed a patchwork spending plan that contributed to a credit rating downgrade and exacerbated a budget shortfall expected to top $2 billion this year.
Yet at the time… Read the rest[...read more]