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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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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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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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Angel Food Ministries founder gets 7-year prison sentence

Angel Food Ministries founder Joe Wingo, his wife Linda and their son Andy were sentenced as a result of their guilty pleas in a federal fraud case involving the former nonprofit. Joe Wingo received a 7-year prison sentence Thursday, the … Continue reading

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Pa. Supreme Court gives state courts a broader role in deciding open records cases

  From Mark Scolforo of The Associated Press: HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has endorsed wide authority for state courts to determine whether government records should be released publicly, a decision the chief justice warned would make requests more … Continue reading

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Read Ummad Rushdi’s arrest affidavit, search warrants in the baby kidnapping case

Ummad Rushdi, 30, of Windsor Township, York County is charged with kidnapping and related charges in connection with the disappearance of 7-month-old Hamza Ali.

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