DePasquale announces special reports to track progress of key audits

DePasquale announces special reports to track progress of key audits

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced on Thursday morning that he will be evaluating how well state agencies have followed his recommendations for nine specific audits over the next two years.
Thursday, August 23, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Philly construction tax, meant to fund affordable housing, waits on decision of mayor

Philly construction tax, meant to fund affordable housing, waits on decision of mayor

Affordable housing is dwindling in Philadelphia. But like in Pittsburgh, Philly’s city council thinks it has a solution.

Back in June, the council passed a construction bill that would tax all new development at one percent. That money is supposed to go directly the Housing Trust Fund, which supports the production and preservation of affordable housing in the city.

Thursday, August 23, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
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O'Neill staffer named to take his place on Bucks County ballot

O'Neill staffer named to take his place on Bucks County ballot

With just ten days to go before the final cut off to get a party candidate on the ballot, Bucks County Republicans named 31-year-old Meghan Schroeder as their new candidate for the 29th Legislative District.

The seat was open after Rep. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks) suddenly announced he was not seeking reelection on Aug. 13.

Thursday, August 23, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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Dush hosts press conference to highlight prison issues, asks for support

Dush hosts press conference to highlight prison issues, asks for support

On Wednesday morning, Rep. Cris Dush (R-Jefferson) held a press conference where he stood along with other lawmakers, former corrections personnel and family members to highlight the increase of inmate violence, the increase in illegal drugs and the lack of control in Pennsylvania State Prisons.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Seven Pennsylvania casinos sue state lottery over online gaming

Seven Pennsylvania casinos sue state lottery over online gaming

A coalition of Pennsylvania casinos is suing the state lottery, claiming online gaming launched by the commonwealth in spring as part of last year’s budget compromise violates state law.

Their complaint cites the names and visuals of online games as well as advertisements used by the lottery itself that call the new products “casino style games,” despite state law prohibiting online casino games.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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