Friday, January 30, 2015

Is the public victimized twice when corrupt officials aren't forced to repay state legal fees?

READER POLL

Is the public victimized twice when corrupt officials aren’t forced to repay state legal fees?

Yes, Pa. legal loopholes have left taxpayers with a $15 million bill
 
  432 (87.8%)
No, legal costs are worth it if corruption exposed
 
  16 (3.3%)
Yes, if not, fees can become just another form of political patronage
 
  44 (8.9%)
No, better that courts seek restitution through fines
 
  15 (3.0%)
Total votes = 492
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