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Though a win for taxpayers, the information provided online is not searchable or easy to analyze.
Following reporting by The Caucus and Spotlight PA, the Pennsylvania Senate said it will post expenses online, though it’s unclear in what format.
Lawyers for the department had argued only the companies submitting the hundreds of pages of required documentation in the applications know what is proprietary or an issue of security.
Pennsylvania agencies turned to the emergency procurement process that avoids public scrutiny 483 times last year. In years prior, they made on average 135 requests annually.
Gov. Tom Wolf continues to criticize the ‘extremist’ proposal, while Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) says he’s open to compromise, but hasn’t said what the GOP is willing to give up.
There’s no official way to know how each member voted, because Republicans took only a voice vote.