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Pennsylvania Turnpike
March 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - - Key state lawmakers say they are aware that the state’s funding streams for transportation are once again posing a serious problem and say they have begun focusing on them. By law, the Turnpike borrows $450 million a year for mass transit. That has contributed...
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Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the Pennsylvania Turnpike is at a crossroads.
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Tony Romeo
March 21, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the news contained in his latest audit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is "about as bad (as he) could possibly give." And he says there could be a major spike in the already high tolls if the Turnpike loses a lawsuit filed by truckers...
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Tony Romeo
March 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania’s auditor general continues to sound the alarm about the role of pharmacy benefit managers in setting the price for prescription drugs, and the lack of transparency in the process. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says ‘pharmacy benefit managers’ or...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
February 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers are indicating an interest in giving the state auditor general power to review “pharmacy benefit managers.” Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says “pharmacy benefit managers” or “PBMs” are the “middle people” who negotiate with drug-makers...
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Eugene DePasquale
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Steve Tawa
January 17, 2019 - 1:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's auditor general believes too many low-level, non-violent offenders are in state prisons, and he is looking for ways to save taxpayers money, while pushing criminal justice reforms. Pa. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says figures from 2015 show it...
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Eugene DePasquale
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Steve Tawa
December 26, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The partial federal government shutdown is costing hundreds of thousands of workers distress. Pennsylvania's auditor general wants members of Congress to feel the pain, adding, "congressional paychecks should be stopped immediately during the shutdown." This is the...
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Pennsylvania's auditor general has distributed nearly $300 million in aid to the state's municipal pension systems
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Mark Abrams
December 07, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's auditor general has distributed nearly $300 million in aid to the state's municipal pension systems. Eugene DePasquale says the funds will help cities, boroughs and townships meet their pension obligations to police, firefighters and municipal workers...
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Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale discusses the school safety report at a Monday press conference in the Pennsylvania Capitol.
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Tony Romeo
August 27, 2018 - 5:01 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale agrees with school students and employees alike: Access to mental health is a top priority in making schools safer. DePasquale commented on the matter as he discussed the findings of a task force on school safety he...
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Eugene DePasquale
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Tony Romeo
July 17, 2018 - 1:34 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Citing President Donald Trump’s remarks at Monday joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Pennsylvania’s auditor general says he’s expanding the outreach of his election security audit. Saying the White House cannot be trusted to ensure...
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Auditor General Eugene DePasquale
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Tony Romeo
July 10, 2018 - 4:17 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is angry with results from an audit by his office, which shows how the state’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is being run . WAP helps low-income families reduce energy costs by increasing the energy efficiency of their...
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