Today’s charges grow out of the operation of the Beaver Initiative for Growth, a Veon-organized economic development program that was funded through state grants. (P-G, Dennis B. Roddy)
That’s gold, Jerry.
In response to what he termed a “complete failure of leadership” on campaign finance and eliminating the appearance of impropriety in contracting, Dowd outlined his campaign finance reform agenda: (Dowd press material)
7 points. Try not to be overwhelmed.
Mr. Wagner, who has described the deal as a “fire sale,” said at a news conference today that he has asked his office of special investigations to determine the full cost associated with the transaction, which involves the relocation of more than 800 state employees to three other office buildings Downtown.
“This is a bad deal. Every taxpayer will pay for it,” Mr. Wagner said. (P-G, Mark Belko)
Wagner’s review of the sale of the State Office Building will take 60 to 90 days, and is intended to generate “public outcry” in order to “pressure” Gov. Rendell and his department chief.