Daily Archives: 1, November 19, 2008

Power shifts East: House Speaker Keith McCall (D, Carbon) and Majority Leader Todd Eachus (D, Luzerne)

House Democratic caucus bows toward the east

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

By Tom Barnes, Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau

HARRISBURG — The House Democratic leadership, which will run the chamber for the next two years, took a decided tilt toward the east yesterday. Continue reading

State Sen. Vincent J. Fumo (D-Philadelphia) boasted of spending “OPM,” or “other people’s money.”

Posted on Tue, Nov. 18, 2008

Ex-Fumo girlfriend tells of ‘other people’s money’

By Craig R. McCoy / Inquirer Staff Writer

An ex-girlfriend of State Sen. Vincent J. Fumo took jurors yesterday on a detailed guided tour of his high-flying and coddled lifestyle, his rages and romantic messages, and his resolve to make others pay for his pleasures. Continue reading

FBI Agent shot and killed executing search warrant near Pittsburgh

Nov 19, 2008 4:05 pm US/Eastern

FBI Agent Shot In Indiana Twp., Suspect In Custody

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) ― The FBI has confirmed the identity of an agent who was killed this morning in the line of duty. Continue reading

PASSHE presidents receive “necessary” raises averaging 4.4%

ESU president gets $13,000 pay raise in hard times

By Dan Berrett / Pocono Record Writer

November 12, 2008

East Stroudsburg University’s president received a nearly $13,000 pay raise, or about 6.7 percent, this year. Continue reading