William DeWeese

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Former Pa. Legislative Staffer Gets 1½-4 Years As ‘Bonusgate’ Probe Rolls On

As he left the courtroom, Mike Manzo told reporters he was disappointed by others involved in the case who blamed the “culture” of Harrisburg for their actions.


Another Pa. Lawmaker Found Guilty Of Misusing Taxpayer Money For Political Purposes

For the second time this year, a sitting member of the Pennsylvania legislature has been convicted of using taxpayer resources for campaign purposes.


(A defiant state rep. William DeWeese, after his conviction today on corruption and related charges.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Rep. DeWeese Convicted Of Most Charges In Corruption Trial

William DeWeese was Democratic leader of the state House when he was accused of using public resources, mainly staff, for campaign purposes. He is still a sitting member of the House.


Bill DeWeese (file photo)

Jury Deliberations Set To Begin In DeWeese Corruption Trial

William DeWeese, who is still member of the state House, is accused of using taxpayer-paid staff in his Harrisburg and district offices for campaign purposes.


(William DeWeese, outside the courtroom where he is on trial for corruption. Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania State Rep. William DeWeese Testifies at His Corruption Trial

DeWeese is accused of using his staff and other taxpayer resources for campaign purposes.



DeWeese Corruption Trial Opens Today

William DeWeese, still a member of the state House, is a former House speaker, and was Democratic leader when the state attorney general’s office says he allegedly used state resources for campaign purposes.


Pa. Rep. DeWeese Ordered to Stand Trial for Corruption

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has been held over for trial on corruption charges following a preliminary hearing.