(File photo provided)

Former Pa. Legislative Staffer Gets 1½-4 Years As ‘Bonusgate’ Probe Rolls On

As he left the courtroom, Mike Manzo told reporters he was disappointed by others involved in the case who blamed the “culture” of Harrisburg for their actions.


File photo:  Brett Feese, on the day of his arraignment in Nov. 2009.  Credit:  Tony Romeo)

Former Pa. Rep. Brett Feese Guilty On All Counts In ‘Computergate’ Case

A jury has convicted former GOP lawmaker Brett Feese of all 40 corruption counts against him.


(Gov. Tom Corbett, in file photo)

Gov. Corbett Says Perzel Guilty Plea Speaks To His Own Integrity

“I also, back in 2004, received campaign contributions directly to my campaign from the former speaker (John Perzel). It didn’t do him any good, did it?,” Corbett told reporters today.


(Former Pennsylvania House speaker John Perzel, center, approaches the Dauphin County Courthouse to enter his guilty pleas.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Former Pa. House Speaker Perzel Enters His Guilty Pleas

Ex-Rep. John Perzel entered the guilty plea to two counts of conflict of interest, two counts of theft, and four counts of conspiracy.


(File photo of former House Speaker John Perzel. Credit: Tony Romeo)

Former House Speaker Perzel To Plead Guilty In Corruption Case

The former House Speaker, a Philadelphia Republican, is scheduled to change his pleas from innocent to guilty on corruption charges at a hearing in Harrisburg on Wednesday.



AP: Drug, Gun Arrests In Some Pennsylvania Lawmakers’ Pasts

Drug offenses, gun charges, theft and drunken driving turned up in the backgrounds of some state lawmakers when the entire Pennsylvania General Assembly was checked against public records, news accounts and other sources.


Former Pa. Legislator Stetler Will Face Corruption Trial

After a preliminary hearing today, a district judge has ruled that there is enough evidence to try a former Pennsylvania state lawmaker, who is also a former Rendell cabinet secretary, on corruption charges.