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A Pennsylvania county is charging people to search court documents — an unusual and undue burden, experts say

In a one-year period, Washington County collected $1,026.50 from the fee, which experts say is almost impossible to challenge.

By Colin Deppen/Spotlight PA

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Updated: 2020-09-16 16:18:11

Top Pa. Republican’s campaign sues journalists over public records costs

Sen. Joseph Scarnati’s campaign is seeking thousands of dollars from a news organization and two journalists, even though a state agency says he’s not entitled to collect the fees.

By Michael Wereschagin/The Caucus and Ed Mahon/Spotlight PA