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On November 13, 2012, the PA Senate Local Government Committee held its second public hearing examining the massive debt of the Harrisburg Incinerator. Attorney Carol Cocheres of the law firm Eckert Seamans testified during the proceedings. Cocheres was bond counsel to the underwriter RBC Capital for the 2003 Incinerator financing and bond counsel to the Harrisburg Authority for the 2007 financing. Videos: Part I: "We did not make any public policy decisions." Part II: Self-liquidating debt Part III: "All the public officials knew what the situation was." Part IV: "It was understood that there was going to be a fix here." Part V: "We presented it to DCED that there's been one continuous project really going back to 1993." Part VI: "That's what caused this whole problem to blow up." (Read More)
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Jan. 30th, 2015 @ 4:46 pm
Governor Wolf statement on the immediate resignation of Treasurer Rob McCord - A sad day for the Commonwealth. http://t.co/wGEFtydT5c

Jan. 30th, 2015 @ 3:51 pm
RT @tomfitzgerald: Pa Treasurer Rob McCord in video statement resigns immediately, says he is guilty of extortion in campaign fundraising.

Jan. 30th, 2015 @ 3:50 pm
RT @PhillyInquirer: BREAKING: PA. State Treasurer Rob McCord to plead guilty to fed charges, his lawyer says.

Jan. 30th, 2015 @ 3:16 pm
RT @AngelasInk: PA State Treasurer Rob McCord will put out video statement within the next 30 minutes, his lawyer says in email.

Jan. 30th, 2015 @ 2:34 pm
Hbg Mayor Papenfuse signs off on Verizon tower settlement. "I felt I had no choice." Video in a second. http://t.co/8ywbyo9Fwo

Jan. 30th, 2015 @ 1:26 pm
Hbg Mayor Papenfuse - Uber goes live tonight at 5pm

Jan. 30th, 2015 @ 1:02 pm
Mayor Papenfuse presser on Uber about to begin, PUC Commissioner Pamela Witmer is in the room.

Jan. 29th, 2015 @ 6:25 pm
RT @LancasterOnline: Jesse James, the biker-hero-turned-gunmaker, is coming to the Great American Outdoor Show http://t.co/Fv89bDo8cP

Jan. 29th, 2015 @ 4:28 pm
New criminal charges filed against former Hbg treasurer. http://t.co/EVA9C1z7Zt

Jan. 28th, 2015 @ 11:57 am
Harrisburg City Council - The Verizon Tower settlement. Video http://t.co/q8sCj1wR0N

Jan. 27th, 2015 @ 2:28 pm
4 Swatara twp commissioners file court action asking for injunctive relief related to municipal reapportionment act. http://t.co/v7rbUgpBW9

Jan. 26th, 2015 @ 12:29 pm
Recording Pa House Majority Leader Dave Reed at Pa Press Club.

Jan. 26th, 2015 @ 4:38 pm
Update on the Office of Open Records lawsuit, video and a statement from Governor Wolf. http://t.co/XxcVBX0GWc

Jan. 26th, 2015 @ 2:42 pm
Lawsuit filed against Governor Wolf, DCED, and Office Of Open Records. Read the filings. http://t.co/FOIstluUuS

Jan. 25th, 2015 @ 3:40 pm
RT @Sam1963: The Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC) meeting scheduled for tomorrow (Monday) morning at 9:30am is now postponed un…

Jan. 23rd, 2015 @ 12:34 pm
Swatara Twp. schedules vote for adoption of 1-Ward Plan, # of commissioners would be reduced from 9 to 5. http://t.co/2eWJO4KQiO

Jan. 23rd, 2015 @ 12:12 pm
DNC 2016 Convention will be held the week of July 25, 2016. Final decision on host city in the coming weeks.

Jan. 23rd, 2015 @ 2:10 pm
RT @EricPapenfuse: Awe-inspiring to be walking in the front door of the Executive Mansion! http://t.co/qPDOyPbwEV

Jan. 22nd, 2015 @ 9:09 pm
RT @centredaily: Victim 9 in Sandusky case gets access to 3.5 million Freeh documents for suit vs. Penn State http://t.co/2AgJfoXDTw http:…

Jan. 22nd, 2015 @ 5:55 pm
Hbg city council administration committee discussing 311dialing service. http://t.co/iwLVBH2jPm

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