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Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner

(Philadelphia schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman, in file photo.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Pennsylvania Fiscal Watchdog Will Audit Ackerman Buyout

Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner says in addition to the issue of whether the buyouts are appropriate, there is the issue of public disclosure – or the lack thereof.


(Pennsylvania state senator Stewart Greenleaf, R-Montco, listens as  state auditor general Jack Wagner speaks at Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Pushes For Prison Alternatives For Nonviolent Offenders

Pennsylvania could save millions on prison costs if the state made better use of alternative sentences for nonviolent offenders, according to state auditor general Jack Wagner.