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  1. Photo: Christopher Dolan, License: N/A, Created: 2015:08:24 16:34:23Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    CHRISTOPHER DOLAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE FILE Supporters of state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane created an online petition on Change.org asking the state Supreme Court to halt any action on her license until the criminal case against her is resolved. Supporters of state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane created an online petition that opposes efforts to suspend her law license as she continues to fight criminal charges against her.

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  2. Bill would assure gay, transgender equalityRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Citizens' Voice

    The introduction of new legislation last week to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity offered a rare bipartisan respite from the endless round of partisan warfare since the state budget stalemate started on July 1. Called the Pennsylvania Fairness Act, this bill surfaced during the same week that budget negotiations between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature seemed to stall over the question of potential savings with a GOP proposal to curb public pension costs.

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  3. Photo: Christopher Dolan, License: N/A, Created: 2015:08:24 16:34:23Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Citizens' Voice

    A board that reviews misconduct of attorneys notified state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane that it has sent an action against her to the state Supreme Court, according to a published report. Citing anonymous sources, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Friday reported the Disciplinary Board of the state Supreme Court had taken an unspecified action relating to Kane, who is awaiting trial on charges she illegally leaked secret grand jury information.

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  4. Jack Williams acquires Lancaster-area tire businessRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Citizens' Voice

    C. Clair McCormick, president, and Daniel A. Miller, vice president of Lebzelters Total Car Care, announced the acquisition in a press release. Founded in 1854, Lebzelters Total Car Care is the world's oldest Goodyear dealership and has been providing tire and auto service to the Lancaster community for more than a century.

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  5. Wolf issues oil train recommendationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Citizens' Voice

    The administration of Gov. Tom Wolf laid out recommendations to improve safety on rail routes that carry Bakken Shale crude oil through Pennsylvania. In the wake of a handful of spills, and in some case disasters, resulting from derailments in other states and provinces, Wolf retained Allan Zarembski, Ph.D., a railroad safety expert from the University of Delaware, whose report, Assessment of Crude by Rail Safety Issues in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania , presents 27 recommendations.

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  6. Judge implies Kane can release porn emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    MATT ROURKE / ASSOCIATED PRESS Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane speaks during a news conference Wednesday at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. Kane called for the release of offensive emails she claims are the root of her troubles.

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  7. Retired activist returns to action seeking Kane's ousterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Citizens' Voice

    A veteran Capitol activist filed a legal complaint and launched a public campaign Tuesday to force embattled state Attorney General Kathleen Kane out of office. Gene Stilp said he filed a complaint with the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania seeking action to lift her law license.

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  8. Photo: Bradley C Bower/AP, License: N/ARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | The Citizens' Voice

    The House majority leader called Friday for embattled state Attorney General Kathleen Kane to resign or run the risk of an effort to impeach her. Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, was the latest elected official to call for Kane to resign after she was charged Thursday with obstruction, lying to a grand jury and conspiracy in connection with a grand jury leak case.

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  9. Harrisburg scandalsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Citizens' Voice

    Rob McCord extortion - Earlier this year, state treasurer Rob McCord resigned and eventually pleaded guilty to two counts of extortion. In January, McCord announced his resignation, effective Feb. 12; he was targeted in a federal investigation into allegations of theft involving campaign and other funds.

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  10. Fate of Kane's quest to stay in office could hinge on law licenseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Citizens' Voice

    Kane said she will not resign in the face of criminal charges, but she cannot remain as attorney general under the state Constitution if she is not a member of the bar of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. In addition to criminal charges of obstruction, lying to a grand jury and conspiracy in connection with a grand jury leak case, Kane also could face a potential move to strip her law license.

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  11. Lawmakers consider 3-month budgetRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Citizens' Voice

    In a rare move, state lawmakers are considering a three-month budget as an option to keep state government running while a budget stalemate continues. This would involve passing a concurrent or continuing resolution to distribute state revenue based on the previous year's allocation for that period.

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  12. Cheers and JeersRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    Cheers to Luzerne County officials for finding possible savings in changes to rental agreements for magisterial district judges' offices across the county. The range of monthly rents paid for the 16 offices - $875 to $7,887 - clearly shows that economies are possible.

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  13. Photo: Warren Ruda, License: N/A, Created: 2015:07:31 10:29:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    United Way of Wyoming ValleyA a a s Christmas in July Food Drive Competition closed with a weigh-in at CEOA a a s Weinberg Food Bank in the Center Point Commerce Park. Employees at more than 50 area businesses, industries, schools and other organizations have spent the month of July holding food drives at their locations, or raising dollars to help food pantries purchase needed items.cv01fooddriveWarren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice WARREN RUDA / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Sue Youtz and Sandy Moosic fill a box with food at the Weinberg Food Bank, where United Way of Wyoming Valley's Christmas in July food drive closed with a weigh-in.

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  14. Commentary: State building codes fail to protect PennsylvaniansRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    The state board that oversees building code regulations met at the end of May to do exactly what Harrisburg has done the past six years: nothing. Nothing to protect Pennsylvanians from unsafe buildings, nothing to help homeowners effectively prepare for natural disasters and nothing to enhance our state's ability to leverage emerging technology.

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  15. Dallas Twp. police chief named association headRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Dallas Township police Chief Robert Jolley was recently elected president of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. Dallas Twp PD Chief, Robert Jolley, was recently elected president of the PA Chiefs of Police Association.cv25jolleyp2Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Jolley, 59, has served with the Dallas Township Police Department since 1989 and has been the department's chief since 2000.

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  16. Witch hunt unjustifiedRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    As the state budget stalemate grinds through its third week, Republican leaders in the Legislature have found time to ask Pennsylvania's attorney general to assist them in a witch hunt. Sen. Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and House Speaker Mike Turzai sent a letter to Attorney General Kathleen Kane urging her office to investigate Planned Parenthood following the release of a highly controversial undercover video showing the organization's medical director discussing the collection of fetal tissue and providing it to researchers.

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  17. Democratic lawmakers to GOP: Get serious on budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    With state budget talks dragging on, local Democratic legislators urged Republican legislative leaders to get serious about fixing the state's major financial problems: properly funding public schools and cutting property and corporate taxes. Joined by House Democratic policy chairman Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, Reps.

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  18. House to vote on mine water billRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    House lawmakers face a vote this week on clearing legal hurdles to using treated coal mine water in gas drilling operations. A bill that won Senate approval last month would limit liability held by gas drillers and mine operators when potentially tapping hundreds of millions of gallons of acid mine drainage in mine pools.

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  19. 'Dark money' ads hinder budget negotiationsRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Recently, a special interest group out of Washington, D.C., America Works USA, started airing television commercials and sending out statewide mailers in a blatant attempt to politicize the budget process in Harrisburg. However, I believe this approach is hindering the negotiation of a budget compromise in good faith and in a timely manner.

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  20. House legislators return to budget impasseRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Because of that, no one expects the presence of House lawmakers at the Capitol will produce a bipartisan budget deal. Lawmakers plan to vote on some routine bills that are nearing passage.

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