24.05.2012 [Citizens Voice] - By RobertSwift (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 ROBERTSWIFT (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 ROBERTSWIFT (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 RobertSwift (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.
01.07.2012 ROBERTSWIFT: Capitol Matters: Working to reduce recidivism. Published: July 1, 2012. Article Tools. Font size: [A] [A] [A]. Our Social Networks. Facebook. Sign Up newsletter. HARRISBURG - A bill to keep non-violent offenders and parole ...
08.10.2011 HARRISBURG - The push by leading Pennsylvania Republicans to change the way Pennsylvania's electoral votes are cast continues to draw debate over its potential impact on the state's clout in national politics.
16.06.2012 HARRISBURG - An effort to jump-start legislation in the House to sell the state-owned network of liquor stores to private owners didn't go as planned last week. House lawmakers spent several hours Monday night debating ...