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Pennsylvania Grand Jury Recommends New Tools to Combat Fraud in the State’s Medicaid Program

Pennsylvania regulators and law enforcement particularly the Office of the Attorney General must have new tools to prevent fraud within the state’s Medical Assistance...
Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf

Gov. Wolf Urges U.S. Senate To Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf encouraged the United States Senate to act immediately to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which expired on February...

Pennsylvania Consumers to Receive Refund from Vehicle Dealership that Sold Valueless Warranties

Paxton Associates, a motor vehicle dealership doing business as Faulkner Honda in Harrisburg, agreed to settle the charges against it by the Pennsylvania Attorney...

Pennsylvania Governor Signs Bill that Forfeits Pension of Public Servants Convicted of Crimes

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed into law a bill that strengthens the state's Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act. On Thursday, Wolf said SB 113 or...

Pennsylvania Files Insurance Fraud Charges against Addiction Treatment Center

Pennsylvania law enforcement officials filed state and federal criminal charges against the owners and operators of treatment center involved in insurance fraud. The state’s Attorney...
Pennsylvania Department of Education

Pennsylvania Department of Education Settles Federal Civil Rights Probe

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) agreed to settle a federal civil rights investigation into complaints related to its statewide system of alternative education...
Former Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Disbarred

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who is serving a jail sentence for various criminal offenses, finally lost her license to practice law in...

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Introduce Bill Requiring Firearm Registration

Three Pennsylvania lawmakers are proposing a bill requiring firearm registration statewide. Under the proposed Firearm Registration Act all individuals seeking to own, sell, or transfer...
Pennsylvania AG Files Sexual Abuse Charges against Catholic Priest

Vatican Defrocks Pennsylvania Priest Guilty of Sexually Abusing Children

The Vatican finally defrocked a Pennsylvania priest who pleaded guilty and was sentenced to prison for sexually abusing children. In January, David L. Poulson received...
Pennsylvania State Capitol

Proposed Pennsylvania Legislation Sets Term Limits for State Lawmakers

Pennsylvania Representatives Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) and Mike Jones (R-York) are proposing a bill that sets term limits for state lawmakers. On Tuesday, Lewis and Jones...

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Gov. Cuomo approves legislation raising the legal age to buy tobacco,...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation increasing the legal age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. On Tuesday, Gov....