Spokesman Chuck Ardo said Monday she’ll respond to the charges and answer reporters’ questions at a Capitol news conference Wednesday.
A judge has arraigned Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on more than six charges.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who faces charges including a felony count of perjury, is to be arraigned Saturday afternoon in Norristown on closed-circuit TV.
Rich discussed the Republican Debate, Jon Stewart’s final goodbye and a twelve year old’s special carry-on item. Rich spoke with Dr. Katie about legionnaire outbreak, the Plague returning and the CDC’s desire to push back the start of the school day. Consultant Roger Stone and Operations Manager Andy Bloom recapped the Republican debate.
Chris covered last night’s Republican presidential debate, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane being charged criminally, and Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s final show. He talked with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 and political analyst John Hayward at 8:20 about the debate and Phillies announcer Scott Franzke at 8:00.
The man who ran Pennsylvania’s capital city for almost three decades is facing almost 500 criminal charges in an alleged scheme that seems so bizarre it could have come from the imagination of a script writer.
Chris continued to assess the Iranian nuclear, Whoopi Goldberg’s evolution on Bill Cosby’s rape charges, and President Obama’s speech to the NAACP in Philadelphia. He talked to columnist JD Mullane at 6:20, Al Jazeera America’s Ali Velshi at 7:18, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00.
Allegations revolve around Reed’s misuse of public money from various city entities, partly to buy up hundreds of artifacts in a failed plan to open museums, including one for the Old West.
Pennsylvania’s attorney general announced legal action against a chain of nursing home companies that operates 36 facilities in the state. The company is accusing Kathleen Kane of using her office inappropriately.
Montco DA Risa Ferman has been assigned to decide whether to file charges against Kane, in light of a grand jury report that accused Kane of leaking grand jury information and then lying about it.
Rendell told Rich Zeoli on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT he thinks she should vigorously fight back against the allegations.
Rich discussed the media coverage of the McKinney, Texas pool incident, a Philadelphia City Council proposal to require bars, restaurants, and parking garages to install surveillance cameras, and Iggy Azalea canceling her appearance at a gay pride concert in Pittsburgh. He also talked with former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell.
The guilty plea to one count of conflict of interest entered by Michelle Brownlee comes just a week after guilty pleas from Representative Ronald Waters and former lawmaker Harold James.
A hearing is scheduled later this morning for a state lawmaker charged in a sting investigation that recorded Philadelphia elected officials accepting money.
Rich discusses the expiration of the Patriot Act, Caitlyn Jenner’s photo shoot for Vanity Fair, and the Supreme Court ruling that a man was wrongly convicted for posting threats on Facebook. He also talked with authors Josh Packard and Matthew Schmitz, and labor lawyer Rick Grimaldi.