Governor says Treasury has no dog in Senate fight over line-item veto

Governor says Treasury has no dog in Senate fight over line-item veto

According to a letter sent by the Corbett Administration’s Chief Counsel to Treasurer Rob McCord, the potential situation where the Treasurer might become involved in the dispute “is a nullity” as far as the Treasury Department should be concerned.

The letter—signed by Chief Counsel James Schultz and obtained by The PLS Reporter—details on both practical and legal grounds to the department why it has no role to play in the potential dispute between Senate Republican leaders and the Administration.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
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MacNett speaks, discusses line-item veto litigation potential

MacNett speaks, discusses line-item veto litigation potential

Talk to Steve MacNett, the attorney retained by the Senate Republican leaders to evaluate the legitimacy of the governor’s line-item veto of certain portions of the Fiscal Code, and one thing becomes clear: Whether the governor’s action stands is more than about who is able to have state-paid parking.

The stakes are high for who has the power to create policy in the Commonwealth and whether the particulars of that policy can withstand the scrutiny of one man’s blue pen.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
VIDEO: MacNett discusses potential line-item veto litigation, part II

VIDEO: MacNett discusses potential line-item veto litigation, part II

Steve MacNett, the attorney retained by the Senate Republican leaders to re-evaluate the legitimacy of the governor's line-item veto of certain portions of the Fiscal Code, sits down with The PLS Reporter

Wednesday, August 6, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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VIDEO: MacNett discusses potential line-item veto litigation, part I

VIDEO: MacNett discusses potential line-item veto litigation, part I

Steve MacNett, the attorney retained by the Senate Republican leaders to re-evaluate the legitimacy of the governor's line-item veto of certain portions of the Fiscal Code, sits down with The PLS Reporter.  

Wednesday, August 6, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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Face of the Day

Face of the Day

You can find this statue at the base of the steps in the Capitol Main Rotunda. 

Wednesday, August 6, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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