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The Pennsylvania Turnpike Is Pretty Much Screwed, Says State Watchdog

Think turnpike tolls are expensive now? They’re expected to triple in under 30 years. Why? Because the state Turnpike Commission is currently $11.8 billion in debt — […]

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Amid Controversy, City Commissioners Choose New Voting Machines

On Wednesday, Philadelphia’s city commissioners forged ahead in the process of procuring new voting machines for the city. More than one week after they delayed […]

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Pa. Auditor General to Probe Tuition Rates at Temple University

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has announced plans for a significant performance audit of Temple University. DePasquale’s probe will examine Temple’s tuition rates, capital improvements (including […]

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Pa.’s Auditor General on Legalizing Pot, Spartan Races, and (Maybe) Running for Governor

It’s possible you’ve never heard of Eugene DePasquale. DePasquale is the state auditor general, an office that often generates quizzical looks when mentioned to people who don’t […]

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After Parkland Shooting, Pa. to Get a School-Safety Task Force

Gov. Tom Wolf joined state auditor general Eugene DePasquale in Wynnewood on Thursday to announce the creation of Pennsylvania’s first-ever school-safety task force. Wolf and DePasquale gathered […]

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Pa. Auditor: Poor PPA Management Cost Philly Schools $78 Million

Pennsylvania’s auditor general has put the Philadelphia Parking Authority on blast. In two audits released on Thursday, Eugene DePasquale frames former PPA executive director Vince […]

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DePasquale: The IRS Needs to Review DNC Surplus Spending

Pennsylvania’s top auditor wants the IRS to take a look at how former Gov. Ed Rendell used surplus money from the Democratic National Convention last November. […]

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Report: DNC Committee Promised to Give Leftover Funds to Charity

The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention had pledged to donate money left over after the event to charity, according to a […]

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Pa. Auditor General to Investigate DNC Spending

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will conduct a formal review of how the Democratic National Convention’s Philadelphia host committee spent taxpayer money.

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State-Funded Anti-Abortion Group Sues Pa. Auditor General

A state-funded anti-abortion group under financial investigation has sued Pennsylvania’s auditor general. The group, Real Alternatives, alleges that auditor general Eugene DePasquale does not have the authority to investigate how […]

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Wolf: Legalizing Marijuana Won’t Help State Budget Deficit

Yesterday, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale called for the state to legalize marijuana, claiming it would “generate hundreds of millions of dollars each year that […]

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Pa. Auditor General: State Should Legalize Marijuana

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says there is a simple change the state could make that would bring in millions of tax dollars: legalizing marijuana. […]

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Pa. Auditor General to Investigate Embattled PPA Director’s “Excessive” Payout

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said he will investigate what he called an “excessive” six-figure payout for the former head of the Philadelphia Parking Authority, […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2016 Philadelphia Presidential Election

Only two days left. The most unbelievable election of our lifetimes is, mercifully, coming to an end. The vast majority of you know whether you’re […]

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Auditor General: 42,000 Unanswered Calls to State Child Abuse Hotline

A troubling interim report released yesterday by Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale shows that nearly 42,000 calls to Childline, the state hotline for reporting child […]