24.05.2012 [Citizens Voice] - By Robert Swift (Harrisburg Bureau Chief) HARRISBURG - A recent agreement to reduce Mount Airy Casino Resort's debt with JP Morgan Chase has removed a hurdle to an effort by casino founder Louis A. DeNaples to shed his status as a state casino licensee
24.05.2012 [Towanda Daily Review] - BY ROBERT SWIFT (HARRISBURG BUREAU CHIEF) HARRISBURG - A bill to establish a new process for limiting the amount of arbitration settlements and awards for public safety employees in Act 47 cities was approved unanimously Tuesday by a key Senate
23.05.2012 [Scranton Times-Tribune] - BY ROBERT SWIFT (HARRISBURG BUREAU CHIEF) HARRISBURG - A bill that greatly restricts the use of shackles on juvenile defendants in court hearings goes to Gov. Tom Corbett for signing after unanimous final approval Tuesday in the Senate.
22.05.2012 [Towanda Daily Review] - By Robert Swift (Harrisburg Bureau Chief) HARRISBURG - The state budget battle moved to the House on Monday where efforts by Democratic lawmakers to make further restorations in proposed state spending cuts met with defeat before a key committee.
19.05.2012 [Standard Speaker] - By ROBERT SWIFT (Harrisburg Bureau Chief) HARRISBURG - While higher education, basic education and county-run human service programs benefit mainly from state aid restoration efforts so far, advocates for a host of other programs are competing to join
The state House of Representatives has passed legislation that would allow the terminally ill to use drugs not yet approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Bill would shed light on municipal authority actions. BY Robert Swift, Harrisburg Bureau Chief - The Citizens' Voice House lawmakers could vote this week on ...