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This week Governor Tom Wolf announced a slate of reforms to the state's charter school laws, people joined for a meeting on abolishing school property taxes, and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale put out recommendations to ensure district justices are not wrongfully giving out criminal records. 

Friday, August 16, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
DePasquale gives recommendations after district justices wrongfully give out criminal records

DePasquale gives recommendations after district justices wrongfully give out criminal records

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a press conference Monday morning to announce recommendations and a call for action to ensure that Pennsylvania's district justices are not wrongfully giving people a criminal record for offences that should be classified as civil violations. 

DePasquale released an audit that showed in an Erie County District Court a former district justice incorrectly filed criminal charges for theft of services in situations that should have been civil complaints. 

Monday, August 12, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
3 under 3!

3 under 3!

Check out this week's 3 under 3! 

This week The PLS Reporter got to sit down with Pennsylvania's Second Lady, Gisele Fetterman, the Auditor General announced findings from a special report related to nursing homes in the state and Sec. Teresa Miller announced that the Department of Human Services can not use an emergency removal order to shut down Berks County Detention Center. 

Thursday, July 25, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
DePasquale discusses nursing home audit update, calls for more action

DePasquale discusses nursing home audit update, calls for more action

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale joined Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine to discuss his findings from a special report that followed up on his 2016 audit of oversight of nursing homes by the Department of Health. 

DePasquale stated that there have been a number of improvements in the state, but there is still a lot that needs to be addressed, including the issue of nurse shortages, before there is a wave of baby boomers taking over nursing homes.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls will increase by six percent in 2020

Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls will increase by six percent in 2020

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced Tuesday that they will be increasing tolls for cash and E-ZPass customers beginning in 2020, as the commission grapples with increasing debt obligations.

 

The six percent increase in toll rates comes as the Turnpike continues to struggle meeting funding obligations required under two state-level statutes — Act 44 of 2007 and Act 89 of 2013.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019/Author: Justin Sweitzer
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