Monday, February 8, 2016

Friday News -- sex scandals and union battles

Sex and corruption scandal sweeps statehouse. John Baer says this is only the beginning. The regional AFL-CIO chose not to endorse Larry Farnese, who recently beat out labor boss John Dougherty in the primary for state Sen. Vince Fumo's old seat. What does the one-year contract for police really mean? A judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by the electricians union, who were trying to keep secret the details of their $2.4 million spending in last years elections. Gov. Rendell will become chairman of the National Governors Association on Monday.

Friday News -- sex scandals and union battles

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Sex and corruption scandal sweeps statehouse. John Baer says this is only the beginning.

The regional AFL-CIO chose not to endorse Larry Farnese, who recently beat out labor boss John Dougherty in the primary for state Sen. Vince Fumo's old seat.

What does the one-year contract for police really mean?

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by the electricians union, who were trying to keep secret the details of their $2.4 million spending in last years elections.

Gov. Rendell will become chairman of the National Governors Association on Monday.

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