John Perzel Will Plead Guilty in Corruption Case

Former Pennsylvania House Speaker plans to cop to crimes

John Perzel—the former Pennsylvania House speaker—is set to plead guilty to 82 charges—including corruption—at a hearing slated for Wednesday in Harrisburg. Perzel is said to have hatched a scheme to put millions of dollars’ worth of technology—purchased with taxpayers’ money—to illegal use in his campaign. [6 ABC]