Monthly Archives: December 2011

Open records office chief states her case for funding, staffing

I blogged about Terry Mutchler’s visit to the YDR’s newsroom to meet with its editorial board, and our editorial page followed that visit with an opinion that the state should fully fund the open records office. Here’s video of Mutchler, … Continue reading

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Re Pennsylvania Superior Court: Tell me if this sounds like good customer service

Sometime after 3 p.m. today our court reporter, Rick Lee, tweeted that the state Superior Court had denied Zachary Witman a new trial. Rick had to duck back into a trial he was covering, so in the office, we started … Continue reading

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Mutchler on money, mandates and the future of Pa.’s open records office

Terry Mutchler, head of the state’s open records office, stopped by the YDR’s newsroom this afternoon to talk to the editorial board. Her main message: The office is at a crossroads. It’s facing a budget cut, she says, and it … Continue reading

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Questions about Pennsylvania’s open records law? See this:

You can also leave a comment here, but I’m much more likely to see it on Twitter or Google+.

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Angel Food Ministries founders face fraud, other charges; read indictment

Three members of the founding family of Angel Food Ministries, a national nonprofit that at one time served several locations in York County, face fraud and other charges handed down by a Georgia grand jury today.  An employee of AFM … Continue reading

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There were more winners in the November election than you may have thought

Here’s a highly-anticipated document: The list of 2011 general election write-in winners. I’ve heard that sometimes people who aren’t running even as a write-in get picked, so you might want to check the list to see if you’re on it. On … Continue reading

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