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Senator Santarsiero, Representatives Davis and Warren, Promote Child Custody Bill

State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10), state Representatives Tina Davis (D-141) and Perry Warren (D-31), and family members of the late Kayden Mancuso held a...

AG Shapiro Sues to Block Megamerger of T-Mobile and Sprint

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced a lawsuit to block the megamerger of telecommunications giants T-Mobile and Sprint. Attorney General Shapiro is the 18th attorney general...

Settlement Agreement with Deutsche Bank Submitted in Alleged Bond Manipulation Case

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that a settlement agreement with Deutsche Bank, the first defendant in a lawsuit alleging price-fixing of government-sponsored entity (“GSE”) bonds,...

PA Attorney General Files Lawsuit against Creator of OxyContin

Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a lawsuit against the founders and owners of Purdue Pharma, the creator of the prescription painkiller OxyContin. Attorney General...

Restitution for PA Consumers in Settlement with Pest Control Company

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that his office has reached a settlement with The Terminix International Company, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership with regional...

Legislation to Address Wrongful Convictions, Imprisonment in Pennsylvania

State Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) announced plans for two pieces of legislation aimed at curbing wrongful convictions and imprisonment in the commonwealth. The first piece of...

Auditor General Urges Changes to Avoid Repeat of Magistrate’s Error that...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced a series of recommendations designed to keep district justices across Pennsylvania from giving people a criminal record for offenses...

AG Shapiro Secures $600 Million from Equifax in Largest Data Breach...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that a coalition of 50 Attorneys General, comprising 48 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto...

Marsy’s Law may Go Before Voters in November

Senator John Sabatina (D-Philadelphia) was pleased to see Marsy’s Law pass unanimously in the Senate by a vote of 50-0. The version that passed...

Proposal to Help Judges Decide Pet Custody During Divorce Proceedings

As a former attorney, state Rep. Anita Kulik, D-Allegheny, saw firsthand the stress divorce proceedings can inflict on a couple, especially when a family...

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