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Joseph Brimmeier

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Six Ordered Held For Trial For Alleged Pennsylvania Turnpike Bid Rigging Scheme

After a preliminary hearing that included days of testimony, a district judge in suburban Harrisburg has ordered that six defendants face trial in the turnpike corruption case.

07/17/2013

(Former Pennsylvania Turnpike CEO Joseph Brimmeier, in 2006 file photo.)

Harrisburg Insider Describes Acts of Alleged Corruption at Pa. Turnpike

The defendants in the case include the turnpike’s former CEO, Joseph Brimmeier (photo), former turnpike commissioner Mitchell Rubin, and the former longtime Democratic leader of the state senate, Robert Mellow, who is currently serving time for his guilty plea in a federal corruption probe.

06/24/2013

(Credit: Tony Romeo)

Even Some Veteran Reporters Surprised By Scope Of PA Turnpike Scandal

The scope of an alleged corruption scheme at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission detailed by the state attorney general has taken even some veteran statehouse journalists by surprise.

03/17/2013

(Credit: Tony Romeo)

Ex-Senate Leader, Seven Others Charged In Turnpike Probe

A former state Senate leader and seven others have been charged in a “pay to play” case involving the Pennsylvania Turnpike, state prosecutors said Wednesday.

03/13/2013