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  • Legislature wants quake warning system, but doesn't want to pay for it

    State legislators gave final approval Thursday to a bill authorizing a new earthquake early warning system to alert Californians when temblors are heading their way, although the measure wouldn't provide the money needed to build it. SB 135 by Sen. Alex...
  • Privatization fears, finger-pointing marked troubled home-confinement program

    Privatization fears, finger-pointing marked troubled home-confinement program
    The criminal allegations against Nolan Bernard could put him in prison for life. But on Monday, it was his tenuous link to Orange County's home-confinement program — through its most damning failure, the case of Bessman Okafor — that he was...
  • Emanuel has open door for corporate execs, record shows

    Emanuel has open door for corporate execs, record shows
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has opened the door to his City Hall office for a steady stream of investment bankers, venture capitalists and international consultants in his intense search for private solutions to some of Chicago's biggest public problems. From...
  • In letter to McCord, PA Revenue Secretary defends planned Lottery privatization.

     
    WIth a Thursday deadline looming for the Corbett administration to decide whether to accept the Camelot Group's bid to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery, state Treasurer Rob McCord's office has released a letter it received from a senior...
  • Camelot set to be awarded Lottery contract.

     
    HARRISBURG _ The company that runs Great Britain’s National Lottery has apparently been tapped to take over the day-to-day management of the Pennsylvania Lottery. The decision to hand the $3.5 billion Lottery over to a North American subsidiary of...
  • Former Gov. Ed Rendell has ties to firm consulting on Lottery privatization.

     
    As Gov. Tom Corbett considers whether to hand the reins of the Pennsylvania Lottery over to a British company, he's been getting advice from a firm with ties to his predecessor. Former Gov. Ed Rendell is a senior adviser to......
  • House Democrats ask Kathleen Kane to reject #PALottery contract.

     
    Here's the text of a letter that House Democratic leaders sent to new Attorney General Kathleen Kane this afternoon asking her to reject the private management contract that the Corbett administration signed with the Camelot Group to manage the...
  • House Dems don't like #PaLottery privatization, have no idea what to do about it.

     
    House Democrats gathered on the steps of the Main Rotunda this morning to loudly denounce the Corbett administration's plan to let a company from England (where they talk funny and play the wrong kind of football) take over the day-to-day......
  • State lawmakers vet Lottery privatization proposal.

     
    The senior executives of the British-based company poised to take over the day-to-day management of the Pennsylvania Lottery say they have a simple plan to get more people playing to scratch-off and numbers games that underwrite services for the state&#...
  • Hearing on #PaLottery comes with plenty of questions.

     
    A state Senate panel opened a hearing Monday morning on the planned privatization of the Pennsylvania Lottery. A trio of senior Corbett administration officials faced a barrage of questions from the Senate Finance Committee on its announcement last week...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Senate Finance Committee to take up Lottery privatization.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're not at this morning's 10 a.m. session of the Senate Finance Committee, then the chances are pretty good that you'll be missing out on the hottest (and pardon the pun) ticket of 2013.......
  • Bankrupt San Bernardino considers austerity measures

     
    San Bernardino officials on Tuesday night were weighing a dramatic austerity plan for the insolvent city that would close libraries, slash jobs and contract out some services to the private sector....