Grand jury: PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s testimony about alleged leak ‘not an honest account’

Made public Monday, those findings are behind a December grand jury recommendation that Kane, the state’s top law enforcement officer, face perjury and other charges. The court document identifies her as the “principal” source of a leak to the Philadelphia Daily News…

National Guard Called Out in Baltimore

“Too many people have spent generations building up this city for it to be destroyed by thugs,” Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said in announcing the 10 p.m.-to-5 a.m…

Judge releases grand jury presentment against PA AG Kathleen Kane

“The public has the right to have this information be made public,” Kane’s attorney, Gerald Shargel, told the judge.

Wolf scrapping controversial assets test for food stamps

Few people were disqualified, but all applicants and the state Department of Human Services were burdened by onerous verification paperwork…

Government of today’s Ukraine is not what it used to be

But the main thrust of the new reforms is due to the President Poroshenko’s decision to give most of the top government positions to foreign specialists, who have experience in solving unique problems.

Michael Botticelli Is a Drug Czar Who Knows Addiction Firsthand

He wants police officers nationwide to be trained to use naloxone, a nasal spray or injection that can almost instantly resuscitate people who overdose on opiates; better education for prescribers of painkillers and other drugs so that they can recognize signs of abuse or addiction; and the distributionof clean syringes for intravenous drug users to stem the spread of infectious diseases like H.I.V. and hepatitis C.

21st Century Lancaster: The Public be damned

Anyone who reads “A City Transformed; Redevelopment, Race, and Suburbanization in Lancaster, Pennsylvania 1940 – 1980” by David Schuyler will be impressed with the openness of governing bodies to third party expertise and public debate.

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