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Primary Results: Incumbents Beware

By at April 27, 2012 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment

Primary Results: Incumbents Beware

Tuesday’s primary results indicate that incumbents and power brokers from both parties at all levels are vulnerable. For the first time since the 2005 pay raise debacle, this year’s state budget will have consequences politicians will feel in November. Tuesday’s political graveyard accepted reservations from long-term pols. Rep. Rick Geist (R), an unrepentant  pay jacker […]

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Top Ten Pennsylvania Primary Upset Predictions

By at April 23, 2012 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Pennsylvania Primary Upset Predictions

Congressional District 4 Prediction: Commissioner Chris Reilly (R) tops Rep. Scott Perry (R). Deciding factors: Money and Scott Wagner. Congressional District 17 Prediction: Attorney Matt Cartwright (D) unseats Rep. Tim Holden (I). Deciding factors: Environment, health care and nasty ads. Senate District 29 Prediction: Businessman John Rich (R) defeats Senator David Argall (I). Deciding factors: […]

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DeWeese Annual Pension Projection

By at February 8, 2012 | 11:45 am | 2 Comments

DeWeese Annual Pension Projection

Rep. William DeWeese’s annual pension projection based on his salary from 2006-2009 with COLAs: $119,060. Mr. DeWeese’s pre-pay raise salary was $100,910.58. He received $13,000 from the pay raise and did not return the funds to the Treasury. Elected in 1976. Minority Leader in 2005-2006. Majority leader from 2007-2008. Majority Whip in 2009. Annual COLAs: […]

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Travelgate: Bill DeWeese (2005-2007) v. Georgina Zogby (2011)

By at July 24, 2011 | 12:21 pm | 1,665 Comments

Travelgate: Bill DeWeese (2005-2007) v. Georgina Zogby (2011)

Source: Rock the Capital Georgina Zogby: 2011 Rep. Bill DeWeese (D., Greene) drew similarities between the trooper’s actions and theft-of-services charges filed against lawmakers and legislative staffers accused of doing personal and political work on state time. DeWeese was among those charged. His case has not yet gone to trial. DeWeese pointed to charges that […]

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