Bill aims to add money for road improvements
The bill would wean the Pennsylvania State Police off the motor license fund by 2018. The fund pays $500 million to Pennsylvania State Police, or two-thirds of the total state police budget of $780 million. Each year, $50 million would be taken from …
Thursday, March 27, 2008
By Tom Barnes, Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau
HARRISBURG — Ballard Spahr, a Philadelphia law firm where Gov. Ed Rendell used to work, has earned millions of state dollars in the past five years doing legal work on a potential Pennsylvania Turnpike lease and other matters.
But it isn’t the only group of legal eagles who are cashing in on their connections to the Rendell administration. Continue reading