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20 October 2011 0 Comments

Bonusgate Part 3: Republicans On Trial – 6 of 10 Have Pled Guilty including John Perzel

Bonusgate CasablancaPa  “Equal Justice Under the Law”   “ Ex-Rep. Brett Feese, a former House GOP whip and later chief counsel for the caucus; Brian Preski, the erstwhile chief of staff for former House Speaker John Perzel; and former Feese aide Jill Seaman are scheduled to go trial  Monday September 26, 2011 . Six of […]

19 October 2011 0 Comments

Bonusgate Part 2: Timeline Nov. 2006 to Sept 2011 – The Mighty and Arrogant Have Fallen

A timeline of major developments in Bonusgate November 2006 to September 2011   November 2006—Democrats win control of the state House of Representatives for the first time in 12 years, as well as the governorship and a majority of Pennsylvania’s seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. January 2007—News stories describe a secret bonus program […]

18 October 2011 0 Comments

BonusGate Part 1: The House Republian Caucus Owes Penna. Taxpayer $20,000,000

Page One  “This presentment will disclose that a vast array of public expenditures, exceeding twenty million dollars, were spent between 2000 and 2007 by the House Republican Caucus on: programs that began with a legislative use and ended with a  campaign use; programs that were designed to serve both legislative and political campaign purposes; and, […]