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Press Advisory: The Pay Raise Ten Years Later

By at July 1, 2015 | 11:23 am | 0 Comment

Contact:
Eric Epstein
(717)-541-1101
lechambon@comcast.net

Press Advisory:
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

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Eric Epstein on the Confederate Flag and Kathleen Kane’s likely indictment

By at June 29, 2015 | 7:15 am | 0 Comment

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Marine Destruction and Pollution of Cape Cod Bay by Entergy’s Pilgrim Nuclear

By at June 9, 2015 | 4:04 pm | 0 Comment

PRESS RELEASE

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

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Council nepotism leads to small town government, one big family

By at April 21, 2015 | 7:18 pm | 0 Comment

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent

In the tiny borough of Throop, a five-square-mile patch of former hard coal country home to about 4,000 people in northeastern Pennsylvania, Charlene Tomasovitch needed just 726 votesRead the rest

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Pension Payments to Former and Elected Attorney Generals; Former Supreme Court Justices Since the Pay Raise

By at April 14, 2015 | 3:50 pm | 0 Comment

Contact: Eric Epstein
(717)-635-8615
lechambon@comcast.net

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

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Pension Payments Made to Former Treasurer and Felon Rob McCord, LCB Ethics’ Violators, Porngaters and Turnpike Commission Felons

By at March 30, 2015 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Pension Payments Made to Former Treasurer and Felon Rob McCord, LCB Ethics’ Violators, Porngaters and Turnpike Commission Felons

Contact: Eric Epstein
(717)-635-8615
lechambon@comcast.net

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

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Our Very Own Congress- The Bubble that Needs to be Burst

By at March 16, 2015 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Our Very Own Congress- The Bubble that Needs to be Burst

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

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Pennsylvania Judges make million dollar pay grab

By at March 9, 2015 | 1:45 pm | 0 Comment

Pennsylvania Judges make million dollar pay grab

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

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Pennsylvania Legislature grew reserves in tough budget times, audit says

By at March 2, 2015 | 12:22 pm | 0 Comment

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

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Legislative Audit for 2014: Testimony of Eric Epstein

By at February 23, 2015 | 1:40 am | 0 Comment

February 23, 2015

Representative Mark Keller
Chairman, Legislative Audit Advisory Commission
Room 108, Ryan Office Building
P.O. Box 202086
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2086
Voice: 717-787-5774
Fax:     717-705-2088

Dear Chairman Keller:

In recent years,… Read the rest

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