Author Archives: Scott Blanchard

About Scott Blanchard

Sunday editor at the York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Gov. Corbett’s full speech on proposed budget

Here’s Gov. Tom Corbett’s full budget speech.

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State audit: Dallastown schools paid ex-superintendent too much in car allowance

Dallastown Area School District is quoted in a state audit saying it will try to get former Supt. Stewart Weinberg to repay $8,324 in vehicle expenses that were more than what his contract called for.

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911 calls during Newtown school shooting released

Seven landline phone calls from inside Sandy Hook Elementary School to Newtown police are expected to be released after 2 p.m. today.

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How much money is York County spending, and on what?

Here’s York County’s line-by-line proposed budget for 2014.

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PA state universities continue fight against more transparency « Watchdog.org

An open government update brought to you by Record Tracker via Evernote. For more open records resources, visit: YDR Datacenter My open records resources folder in Evernote.

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York County homicide map among Datacenter resources

A reminder that we have a bunch of searchable data at our Datacenter page, including an interactive map of homicides in York County beginning in 2007.

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State board details reasons to revoke New Hope Academy’s charter

Read the Pennsylvania State Charter School Appeals Board’s written decision in which it denied New Hope Academy’s appeal of the city school district board’s decision to revoke its charter.

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Open records office: Dover school board member’s personal emails subject to review

Open records office: Dover school board member’s personal emails subject to review.

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Ohio high school journalists push for records, break a story | Poynter.

Perseverance! And an act of journalism results. Good work by the kids in Ohio. This was an open government update brought to you by Record Tracker via Evernote. For more open records resources, visit: YDR Datacenter My open records resources folder … Continue reading

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Legislators in at least 23 states are trying to do something about dark money (Washington Post)

Among the states: New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware. Not among the states: Pennsylvania. This open government update was brought to you by Record Tracker via Evernote. For more open records resources, visit: YDR Datacenter My open records resources folder in … Continue reading

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