Pennsylvania Attorney General

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PA Electricity Supplier May Shell Out $2.3 Million More In Refunds

By Jim Donovan: The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office today announced a proposed settlement with an electric generation supplier accused of deceptively marketing its variable electric rates to Pennsylvania consumers, many of whom filed complaints about […]

03/26/2015

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PA Attorney General Sues Drivehere.com, Car Vision and Carvision.com

By Jim Donovan: The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against three Philadelphia-area car dealerships and their president amid allegations that they sold and leased used cars at inflated prices, used deceptive business […]

03/25/2015

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Pa. Attorney General Kane Asks State’s High Court To Upend Prosecutor Investigating Her

Who can empanel a grand jury, and why? Those are the questions Kathleen Kane is asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to decide.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

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In Wake of Kathleen Kane Probe, Grand Jury Calls For Limits on ‘Shield Law’ Protecting Reporters

But one First Amendment expert doesn’t think it would be a very good idea.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

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Activists Say Phila. Charter Schools Are Rife With Fraud And Regulators Aren’t Watching

Today, they brought their complaints to the doorsteps of the Pennsylvania attorney general and the School Reform Commission.

12/08/2014

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Pa. Attorney General Declines to Stand Behind New Pa. Law Controlling Municipal Gun Control Laws

The cities of Philadelphia, Lancaster, and Pittsburgh, along with several state legislators have challenged in Commonwealth Court the law that allows the National Rifle Association to sue any municipality that passes gun control measures stricter than state law.

12/05/2014

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Pa. Attorney General Allows Reporters To View ‘Explicit’ Emails

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office Thursday allowed reporters to view explicit emails shared among state employees.

09/25/2014

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Judge Allows Pa. Attorney General To Keep ‘Explicit’ E-Mails Secret

Several Pennsylvania news organizations were seeking the release of materials the judge says are “described variously as being pornographic or sexually explicit in nature.”

09/19/2014

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Pa. Official Warns of E-Mail Scams That Rely on Home Depot Hacking Fears

Now, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane says that consumers have to be alert for “phishing” schemes that come in e-mails.

09/10/2014

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Pa. Officials Warn Consumers About Weather-Related Price-Gouging

Restrictions related to the Feb. 5th ice storm will extend for 30 days after the expiration of the disaster declaration.

02/06/2014

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Pa. Officials Warn of Scammers Capitalizing on Obamacare Confusion

If you’re looking to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act, be warned that there are people out there who may want to take advantage of you.

10/02/2013

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Northeast Philadelphia Man Charged With Buying Guns For 16-Year-Old

Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams announced the arrest of a 32-year-old man who bought guns for a 16-year-old.

02/14/2013

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Pa. Attorney General Closes State’s ‘Florida Loophole’ for Gun Permits

If you are among the 4,000 Pennsylvania residents who has a Florida-issued “concealed carry” weapon permit, you have four months to get one from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or you will be in violation of the law.

02/08/2013

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2012 Year in Review: New Pa. Attorney General Elected on Promise of Sandusky Probe

Since Tom Corbett became governor, polls showed that many Pennsylvania voters questioned why Penn State pedophile Jerry Sandusky wasn’t arrested sooner, while Corbett was running the Sandusky investigation.

12/28/2012

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Educators and Spending Watchdogs Critical of Pennsylvania ‘Cyber’ Charters

Critics cite a number of weaknesses with the state’s existing cyber charter schools, and oppose any new ones.

12/27/2012

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