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A not so Mellow Retirement even on a $300,000 yearly Pension

By at February 21, 2011 | 9:59 am | 5 Comments

A not so Mellow Retirement even on a $300,000 yearly Pension

Newly retired Pennsylvania Senator Robert Mellow is still batting a federal probe into his business dealings and more. A court recently ruled against Mellow in his attempt to unseal court documents.

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Pennsylvania’s Senate Ethics Committee has its own ethical lapse

By at November 17, 2010 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Pennsylvania’s Senate Ethics Committee has its own ethical lapse

Senator Robert Mellow is but weeks away from riding off in to the glorious sunset of retirement. Glorious as it is, at least on paper, as Pennsylvania’s longest serving Senator; he stands to receive a pension worth over $300,000 a year. However, there are troubling questions that go unanswered, a federal investigation, and now a renewed demand for […]

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Senator Mellow is in no rush to talk

By at October 21, 2010 | 5:05 pm | 0 Comment

Mellow will retire at the end of the year, but there is another cloud hanging over the senator’s head. FBI agents and the IRS are taking a hard look at his business dealings. He spent more than $200,000 K of taxpayers money for him to rent his district office space from himself. Up until recently, Mellow owned a building that housed his district work space in Peckville.

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Senator Mellow remains out of Touch

By at October 14, 2010 | 3:16 pm | 1 Comments

Pennsylvania’s longest serving senator (pictured to the right) is seemingly as mellow as can be about an ethics investigation in to his questionable relationship with Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, which is a paid seat on the board of the insurance company. Not to mention his affiliation with Penseco Financial services, or the money he pocketed from renting out space for his district office; in […]

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Day six of RTC’s watch for Senator Mellow

By at October 8, 2010 | 4:52 pm | 22 Comments

RocktheCapital has tried in earnest every day for the past six days to talk to Senator Robert Mellow about an ethics investigation, but the Senator does not return our calls and neither does anyone else from his office of communications. Mellow is paid to sit on the board of an insurance company as well as […]

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Calling on Senator Mellow

By at October 7, 2010 | 3:35 pm | 0 Comment

Embattled Pennsylvania Senator Robert Mellow is not returning calls to RocktheCapital. It has now been five days since RTC first attempted to talk to Mellow about an investigation in to his questionable relationship with Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Mellow, is paid to sit on the board of the insurance company, as well as a […]

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Three days and Counting

By at October 5, 2010 | 11:42 am | 0 Comment

Three days and Counting

Neither embattled Senator Robert Mellow (pictured),or Ethics Committee Chairman, Senator Charles McIlhinney will talk about an investigation in to Senator Mellow’s questionable relationship with Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Senate Ethics committee voted last week to “stay” its investigation – in other words put it off indefinitely. Mellow, the longest serving Senator in Pennsylvania, intends […]

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Silence speaks volumes about Senator Mellow

By at October 4, 2010 | 6:24 pm | 0 Comment

Still no word on what the Senate Ethics Committee will do with its investigation, into Senator Robert Mellow’s questionable behavior.

Mellow is paid handsomely to occupy a seat on the board of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Eric Epstein, the founder of this website, filed a lengthy complaint with the Ethics Board last Febuary — noting the inherent conflict of interest. Late last week, the Ethic’s Committee notified Epstein that it will “stay” its investigation pending the outcome of a federal inquiry.

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