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]
February 23, 2015
Representative Mark Keller
Chairman, Legislative Audit Advisory Commission
Room 108, Ryan Office Building
P.O. Box 202086
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2086
Dear Chairman Keller:
In recent years,… Read the rest[...read more]
By Steve Wilson of Watchdog.org
This is it. Our top two in a hall-of-fame lineup of 17 Good Guys of 2014. These citizens, government officials and politicians took to heart the mission of Watchdog.org, to hold government at all… Read the rest[...read more]
The following states have no per diems: Connecticut, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Ohio.
1) Alaska: $234.
Linked to the the time of the year and tied to the federal rate. “Legislators who reside in the Capitol… Read the rest
Conservatives in Congress have once again proven they are un-American and unpatriotic. This time, it’s because of their fierce approval for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
The pipeline, being built and run by TransCanada, will bring tar sands… Read the rest[...read more]