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  • Catholic Conference Response

     
    In case you've been wondering why any legislator would oppose even discussing two Pennsylvania House bills that would loosen statutes of limitations for civil suit in child sex abuse cases, the answer is that there are powerful forces opposing them.......
  • A Pennsylvania Society Geography Lesson.

     
    The annual Pennsylvania Society weekend is about many things. And nearly all of them involve some variation on glad-handing, networking, celebrating and socializing. Also food and alcohol — lots of food and alcohol, paid for out of campaign money,...
  • The Right-to-Know Law helped this man fight Bethlehem City Hall

     
    If you are a regular reader of my Watchdog column and blog, you should be familiar with Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know Law. If you're not, here's another example of the value of that law. It helped Dick Smith squeeze $500 out of......
  • U.S. Senate Candidates Don't Debate, So Much As Agree.

     
    NEW YORK — Republican primary voters looking to draw a bright line between the Republican candidates looking to unseat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., next year may have to do some further digging. There were flurries of agreement — but......
  • Corbett Gets Megan's Law Fixes.

     
    A Bill Closing Loopholes ... ... in Pennsylvania's Megan's Law statute is headed for Gov. Tom Corbett's desk. Under the bill approved by the state Senate, homeless and out-of-state sex offenders will face criminal penalties if they fail to register......
  • Allentown, Monroe Gain In Legislative Remap.

     
    Allentown gets a new state House seat, drawn to reflect the city's growing Hispanic population, and Monroe County picked up new Senate and House seats under a reshaping of Pennsylvania's legislative topography adopted Monday. Besides center city,...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Redistricting, Redux.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House enters its final two days of voting sessions for the year today with essentially two tasks before it: To possibly pass a capital budget bill and to rustle up the votes to......
  • Allentown woman banned from preparing federal tax returns

     
    An Allentown tax preparer accused of filing customers' federal tax returns with falsified deductions and bogus dependents has agreed to get out of the business, the Department of Justice said. Carmen Gonzalez, who did business as Carmen Tax Services in......
  • D.A. Cooley's office won't file misdemeanors against Kinde Durkee

     
    Los Angeles County prosecutors said Thursday they will not pursue misdemeanor charges against campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee for allegedly claiming to be an accountant when she did not have a license. Durkee already has been charged in federal court...
  • GoDaddy backs away from piracy bill after pressure from websites

     
    Internet registration service GoDaddy.com has taken itself out of the firing line on one of the Internet community's biggest controversies. GoDaddy had been a vocal supporter of the Stop Online Piracy Act, the bill that would allow media companies to........
  • Videos from Allentown police cameras are not public records

     
    With the recent release of an Allentown police video showing a police officer shooting a teenager with a stun gun, you may be wondering whether you can request clips from the video camera on your corner. The answer is no.......