Commonwealth Confidential Archive: February, 2012

Rep. DeWeese vows to stay as second lawmaker asks him to step down

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The chorus grows. A second Democratic legislator says a longtime colleague convicted of theft should exit the House where he once presided... Read more

A Marcellus Shale agreement in the works...

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After months of wrangling behind closed doors, Gov. Corbett and Republicans who hold the majority in both legislative chambers have a tentative... Read more

PA Supreme Court issues opinion on legislative maps, chides LRC for delaying process

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued its full opinion explaining why it rejected the legislative district boundary maps approved by a... Read more

DeWeese takes stand, proclaims innocence in corruption case

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House Rep. Bill DeWeese took the stand in his own defense today in a courtroom just five blocks from the Capitol where he held forth, including... Read more