First the House, now the Senate: “Soon, there’s a chance none of Pennsylvania’s lawmakers will be able to accept cash gifts. On the heels of the House Bipartisan Management Committee issuing a new rule Wednesday banning members from accepting cash gifts, the spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Philadelphia, said that chamber could take up a similar rule next week. The reforms come in the wake of a scandal in which four members of the Philadelphia House delegation were accused of accepting cash in a since-abandoned sting operation.” (PennLive)
- News: Biz Leaders Look to Philly’s Post-Nutter Future
- News: Anger Follows Cancellation of School Funding Vote
- News: How Philly Families Will Pay for Harrisburg’s Sins
- News: UPDATE: Cigarette Tax Vote Canceled
- News: Is Chris Christie Still a Viable Presidential Candidate?
- News: Pa. Republicans Now Afraid Immigrant Kids Are Gang Members
Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to ban impersonators and remove comments that contain personal attacks, threats, or profanity, or are flat-out offensive. By posting here, you are permitting Philadelphia magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.