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Schwartz Says Harrisburg Needs Woman Gov. To Clean Out Old Boys Club

Polls show her a distant second to front-runner Tom Wolf, but Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz says the fight has only just begun against a millionaire who will outspend everyone.

03/18/2014

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Case Of Online Attacks Against Shale Supporters Takes Bizarre Twist

It’s the latest chapter of the Jesse White saga. He’s the local state representative who admitted to using online aliases to bully constituents.

06/01/2013

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Online Attacks Prompt Calls For Ethics Investigations

A KD Investigation into state Rep. Jesse White has prompted calls from both political parties for ethic investigations.

05/31/2013

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Shale Drilling Supporters Attacked Online Say Apology Not Accepted

A state lawmaker accused of using fake names online to criticize supporters of gas drilling is saying he’s sorry.

05/30/2013

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State Reps Talk Current Issues

State Representatives Jim Christiana of the 15th district and Jaret Gibbons of the 10th district talked to Rob Pratte Saturday morning to talk about issues affecting people right now.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/09/2013

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Former Congresswoman Melissa Hart In Accident

Former Republican Congresswoman Melissa Hart is recovering after she was injured in a serious accident in Butler County.

02/08/2013

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Former State Rep. DeWeese Reports To Prison

Accompanied by his girlfriend, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese, of Waynesburg, reported to the Dauphin County Prison.

05/14/2012

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DeWeese Found Guilty On All But 1 Count In Political Corruption Case

Jurors have reached a verdict in the political corruption trial of State Rep. Bill DeWeese of Greene County. A Dauphin County jury found DeWeese guilty of five of six counts of theft, criminal conspiracy, and conflict of interest.

02/06/2012

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Lawmakers, Victim Want Laws To Better Protect Children

In light of the alleged Penn State sex scandal, some local lawmakers and a victim of abuse are calling for changes in Pennsylvania laws. The goal is to better protect children and the group is calling on the state attorney general to step up those efforts.

12/02/2011

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Former State Rep. Frank LaGrotta Sentenced

For the second time in a week, former State Rep. Frank LaGrotta was in court for sentencing.

06/15/2011

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