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Ethics panel closes investigation into former Pa. Victim Advocate Jennifer Storm

Storm agreed to two technical violations, closing out an inquiry she believes was instigated by political enemies as payback for her outspoken advocacy in high-profile cases.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

Storm steps down as Victim Advocate

The move comes several months after the state Senate refused to give her a second term

By Sam Dunklau

Pa. Victim Advocate criticizes Senate “no” vote as “political vendetta”

Storm alleges state Senate President Joe Scarnati led a personally-motivated effort to block her from serving another six-year term in the appointed position.

By Sam Dunklau

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Pa. Senate axes second term for Pa.’s victim advocate, who angered GOP leader

The 32-18 vote — including nearly every Republican and five Democrats — came after eleventh-hour attempts by Democrats to stop a vote on Jennifer Storm, who for months has been in the crosshairs of the GOP.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

How Pa.’s victim advocate found herself in the crosshairs of the GOP-led Senate

Republicans who control the Senate have pushed a proposal that would effectively make Victim Advocate Jennifer Storm ineligible to remain on the job.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA