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Brownlee (left) leaves court Monday. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Sting Probe Of Philadelphia Politicians Yields Another Guilty Plea

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.

06/09/2015

(Former Pa. House member Harold James, center, leaves Dauphin County Court after pleading guilty in a controversial corruption case.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Two Guilty Pleas in Controversial Philadelphia Political Corruption Case

This was the latest development in a sting operation that was shut down by the state attorney general and later resurrected by Philadelphia DA Seth Williams.

06/01/2015

(Pa. Rep. Rick Saccone, obscured, listens as fellow representative Ronald Waters of Philadelphia speaks in support of a measure requiring "In God We Trust" in every public school in Pennsylvania.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Some Pa. Lawmakers Seeking ‘In God We Trust’ In Every Public School

The bill is sponsored by Pa. Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny County), and co-sponsored by Rep. Ronald Waters (D-Phila., foreground).

11/13/2013

(Pennsylvania state representative Ronald Waters, D-Phila.   Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Lawmakers Introduce Gun Safety Bills, Including Assault Weapons Ban

Acknowledging that they have an uphill battle, several Democratic members of the Pennsylvania House today introduced a package of gun safety bills, including a measure to ban assault weapons.

02/06/2013

(Gun control opponents rally outside the Pennsylvania capitol.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Activists Converge on Pennsylvania Capitol For Gun Rallies, For and Against

Hundreds of activists on both sides of the gun control issue staged rallies on Wednesday at Pennsylvania’s capitol.

01/23/2013

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Reward Offered For Arrest In Beating Of Community Activist

A group of state lawmakers and a civic organization in Philadelphia plans to offer a reward today, hoping to spark leads for police investigating the beating of a southwest Philadelphia community activist a week ago.

11/05/2010