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