One county in western Pennsylvania is proving that Philadelphia doesn’t have a monopoly on judicial imprudence. The sentencing of two former Philadelphia Traffic Court judges to federal prison made statewide headlines last month. Meanwhile, in Washington County a pair of judges have left their posts but can’t seem to leave their pasts behind.Read More →
By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
No matter who paid for Chris Christie’s ticket to the Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers football game on Sunday, the New Jersey governor ran up the score on taxpayers.
The travel costs of state police troopers assigned to protect the governor are 18 times higher than when Christie took office, […]
A recent state audit further solidified the paperwork problems of a former small-town Pennsylvania police chief who had faced 64 felony charges. The Ohioville Borough officer was able to plead to two misdemeanors and retire instead of being fired.Read More →
Two more Philadelphia lawmakers were charged Tuesday in connection to a sting operation that caught them accepting bribes in return for votes.Read More →
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s plans to enact a gift ban for the executive branch could give new life to legislation that would do the same for state lawmakers and other public officials.Read More →