A growing band of board dissidents says PSERS leaders must leave immediately to fix “an irrevocable loss of trust and confidence that is a consequence of persistent underperformance.”
Republicans said terminating the emergency order was what Pennsylvanians demanded when they granted the legislative branch new powers during the May primary.
The bill comes as Republican-controlled state legislatures across the country seek to tighten voting laws.
Hershey profits benefit a boarding school that spends generously on its low-income students. But that investment comes with strings attached — leaving some students behind and others mired in debt.
A spreadsheet of data was still online as of Wednesday, raising questions about whether the company, Insight Global, or the state can be confident they know where all the information might be stored.
A growing band of board dissidents says PSERS leaders must go immediately to fix “an irrevocable loss of trust and confidence that is a consequence of persistent underperformance.”
While Democrats say the state should put some of its $3 billion revenue surplus into education, Republicans counter Pennsylvania’s financial picture isn’t that rosy.
A new wave of problems blocked numerous people from filing for benefits they had already been approved for.
The $64 billion pension fund claimed in a new IRS filing that its previous disclosures were poorly worded and filed in “error.”
Buoyed by $3 billion in excess tax revenue and more than $7 billion in stimulus dollars, Democrats want the state to go big, while Republicans are wary of huge new spending.
The Caucus and Spotlight PA wanted to find out how one of the largest and most expensive full-time legislatures in the country spends tax money on itself.
The bipartisan measure comes in response to an ongoing investigation by Spotlight PA and The Caucus into how taxpayers shell out millions each year for perks but are largely unaware of that spending.
A federal probe is examining the $64 billion fund’s exaggerated investment returns and real estate spending.
Claims will be put on hold until June 8 as the state makes an ambitious leap to a new, cloud-based benefits system. But experts warn this “all-at-once” approach often fails.
More than 20 Pennsylvania counties turned to private philanthropy when it became apparent the Republican-led General Assembly wasn’t going to help them cover COVID-related expenses.