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Ten Most Corrupt States

By at March 26, 2012 | 10:09 am | 0 Comment

Ten Most Corrupt States

State Grade Score 10. Maryland D 61% 9. Nevada D 60% 8. Michigan F 58% 7. North Dakota F 58% 6. South Carolina F 57% 5. Maine F 56% 4. Virginia F 55% 3. Wyoming F 52% 2. South Dakota F 50% 1. Georgia F 49% Date: March 2012 Source: State Integrity Investigation, March, 2012 […]

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Wasting Away: Time To Take Out Political Trash and Take On Scam Artists

By at August 29, 2011 | 12:54 am | 105 Comments

Wasting Away: Time To Take Out Political Trash and Take On Scam Artists

To the best of my knowledge, no person, corporation, organization or political party officially endorses waste or fraud as a business practice or political platform. Yet this vast black hole continues to rotate and thrive around the twin laws of political physics: corruption and inertia. Pennsylvania’s political universe and economic marketplace are populated by hordes […]

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Public Integrity Commission Needed to Fight Corruption

By at August 24, 2011 | 9:34 am | 945 Comments

Public Integrity Commission Needed to Fight Corruption

by Rep. Curt Schroder (R-Chester County) Pennsylvania is no stranger to public corruption. Whether for personal or political gain, the Commonwealth’s history of public corruption dates back to the 1800s.  In the past four decades alone, there have been numerous scandals involving ghost employees, job selling, sexual offenses, cover-ups and kickbacks for lucrative state contracts […]

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 10, 2011 | 11:25 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital, Republicans in Wisconsin take a different strategy to pass legislation that abolishes collective bargaining — even in the absence of Democrats. DEP’s credibility is again on the line over numbers that don’t add up in the Marcellus.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 4, 2011 | 11:03 am | 117 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this installment of Rock The Capital minute — mistrial declared in the corruption trial of Senator Jane Orie, Newt Gingrich is sizing up a presidential run in 2012, and coning a phrase in honor of America’s new winner.

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A clear path to creating Pennsylvania’s Public Integrity Commission

By at February 3, 2011 | 1:22 pm | 967 Comments

A clear path to creating Pennsylvania’s Public Integrity Commission

Pennsylvania Representative is all but imploring fellow lawmakers to support him in the creation of a Public Intergrity Commission.The proposed commission would not only come with plenty of bark, but also bite, as in subpoena power. It would also have the latitude to investigate corruption at all levels and in all branches of government within the Commonwealth.

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