Arrest warrant issued in Alabama for lacking jail official

Arrest warrant issued in Alabama for lacking jail official

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities on Monday continued the hunt for an “extraordinarily harmful” homicide suspect and issued an arrest warrant for the Alabama jail official they now consider helped him escape. Inmate Casey Cole White, 38, was shackled and handcuffed when he and Vicky White, the power’s assistant director of corrections, left the Lauderdale…

PennDOT employee accuses union officers of sexism in lawsuit

PennDOT employee accuses union officers of sexism in lawsuit

(The Heart Sq.) – The Pennsylvania Division of Transportation and AFSCME have been sued by a union employee alleging sexism and self-dealing in violation of union guidelines. Mindy McFetridge, a 10-year PennDOT worker in Venango County, is suing resulting from a “deliberate and unexplained failure to uphold and implement seniority rights,” in response to the…

Outdoors election funding divides Pennsylvania Normal Meeting

Outdoors election funding divides Pennsylvania Normal Meeting

(The Middle Sq.) – A follow-up listening to from the Senate State Authorities Committee on proscribing third-party funding for elections highlighted the partisan divide on state election legislation and the related metrics for judging spending. In an April 5 listening to, county and state election officers and a journalist testified on exterior cash and election…

Restrictions thought-about to restrict exterior funding of elections in Pennsylvania

Restrictions thought-about to restrict exterior funding of elections in Pennsylvania

(The Middle Sq.) – A Senate State Authorities Committee listening to on two election-related payments highlighted an issue of scarce assets for working elections. The payments in query, SB982 and HB2044, would restrict third-party and nongovernmental grants from funding election operations. They arrive in response to a nationwide effort from Fb founder Mark Zuckerberg’s donations…