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State Senator

(Pa. state senator LeAnna Washington, accompanied by her son, arrives at a district justice office in Abington to face theft and related charges.  March 2014 file photo by KYW's Brad Segall)

Judge Sends State Senator Charges To Trial

District Judge John Kessler ruled Wednesday that prosecutors had provided sufficient evidence to support charges that Sen. Leanna Washington used her legislative staff for eight years to organize an annual “birthday party” political fundraiser on taxpayer time and using taxpayer resources.

03/26/2014

(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