With impeachment of Kathleen Kane on hold, House shifts focus to broader ethics reform

With impeachment of Kathleen Kane on hold, House shifts focus to broader ethics reform

While the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts held a marathon hearing Monday under their authority to investigate the potential impeachment of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane, subcommittee Chairman Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) said the move on actual impeachment proceedings is likely on hold.

 

“I wouldn’t expect, from a practical standpoint, it would make any sense to move forward with an actual impeachment,” he told reporters Monday morning. 

Monday, November 14, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
House Kane impeachment investigation chairman: "It's critical we finish what we started"

House Kane impeachment investigation chairman: "It's critical we finish what we started"

Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee subcommittee tasked with investigating whether or not former-Attorney General Kathleen Kane should be impeached, briefed the media Friday morning on the latest with their ongoing investigation.

Friday, August 19, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Attorney General Kane to resign from office following felony conviction

Attorney General Kane to resign from office following felony conviction

After a Montgomery County jury Monday night found Attorney General Kathleen Kane guilty on nine counts—including two felony perjury counts—stemming from her illegal leak of confidential grand jury information, Kane announced her resignation Tuesday afternoon.

 

The resignation is effective Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at close of business.

 

"I have been honored to serve the people of Pennsylvania and I wish them health and safety in all their days," Attorney General Kane said in a news release.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Kane impeachment inquest continues as investigating committee authorizes subpoenas

Kane impeachment inquest continues as investigating committee authorizes subpoenas

In a brief meeting Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts authorized the use of subpoenas to continue their impeachment investigation of Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

 

The committee also acted to request the Judiciary Committee chairmen authorize the use of legal work to seek anti-retaliation protective orders of Office of Attorney General staff who may be called to testify in the course of proceedings and enforce the subpoena power of the committee.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Rotunda Ramblings - February 26, 2016

Rotunda Ramblings - February 26, 2016

This episode of Rotunda Ramblings has The PLS Reporter team break down the week's news, including the House starting impeachment hearings for Attorney General Kathleen Kane, the governor announcing he has a treatable form of prostate cancer, and the start of budget hearings. 

Also, Multimedia Reporter Alanna Koll sits down for an interview with House Appropriations Committee Majority Chairman Bill Adolph (R-Delaware) to talk about budget hearings, what he thinks will happen with figuring out the budget impasse, and what he'll do after retiring from the General Assembly.

CLICK HERE to listen to the episode!

Friday, February 26, 2016/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: News and Views
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