School Safety Task Force Has Recommendations, But Not Much Cash To Help Districts Implement ThemThe shooting at a Florida high school last school year prompted Pa. officials to create a school safety task force that traveled the state to listen to concerns.
DePasquale: Legalizing Marijuana Could Generate $500M Per Year In RevenueStates across the country are reaping the financial benefits of legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Now some Pennsylvania elected officials are trying to cash in.
AG Audit Uncovers Outdated Safety Policies In Woodland Hills School DistrictAn audit of the Woodland Hills School District revealed several issues, including outdated safety policies and expired emergency agreements with local law enforcement agencies.
Pennsylvania Turnpike Approves Toll Increase For 11th Straight YearAccording to the Turnpike Commission, a 6 percent toll increase has been approved, which will go into effect on Jan. 6, 2019.
State Officials Wrap School Safety Meetings, Say There's No Simple SolutionThe Pennsylvania School Safety Task Force on Tuesday wrapped up its sixth and final meeting on how to improve school safety.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Tweets Support For Recreational MarijuanaPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says he supports the use of recreational marijuana.
Wolf Sets Up Task Force In Effort To Improve School SafetyThe Wolf administration is asking for public input to help a new task force that the governor and auditor general are heading up to explore ways to make Pennsylvania schools safer and more secure.
Pa. Auditor General To Review School Safety ProceduresPennsylvania's auditor general is promising changes to school safety reviews.
Pa. Auditor General Launches Second Audit Of Port AuthorityThe Pennsylvania Auditor General is launching another review of the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
Auditor General Finds Major Issues With Firemen’s Relief Fund, Calls For Criminal ProbeThe Pennsylvania Auditor General is calling for a criminal investigation after finding major problems in undocumented expenses at the Castle Shannon Volunteer Firemen’s Relief Fund.
Audit Finds Pa. School Bus Drivers With Criminal ConvictionsA state audit says ineligible drivers have been allowed to get behind the wheel of Pennsylvania school buses, including five with disqualifying criminal convictions in a single district.
Audit Finds Financial Abuse In Struggling Duquesne School DistrictAn audit by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale found that a former Duquesne School District superintendent and four other employees used district funds as "their own personal piggy bank."