Freedom came to former Beaver County PA Rep. Mike Veon at 9:40 a.m. on Thursday when he was paroled from the Laurel Highlands state prison after five years in jail.
A former high-ranking Pennsylvania lawmaker who was convicted of public corruption will be released from state prison this week.
Public corruption is no stranger to this state, whether it’s Republicans like former Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie and House Speaker John Perzel or Democrats like former Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Veon and House Speaker Bill DeWeese.
A guilty verdict has been reached in the corruption trial of former Beaver County State Rep. Mike Veon.
The second corruption trial of former state House Democratic Whip Michael Veon is now under way in Harrisburg. He is already serving at least six years in prison and could face more time if convicted in this case.
Rob and Terry talk about Mike Veon and the verdict that was handed down of 6-14 years for bonusgate. Terry says why he think the punishment was so harsh.