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Governor Josh Shapiro’s refusal to release inaugural donors exposes gap in Pennsylvania law

States like Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey have such laws, as do cities including New York and Philadelphia, where city officials also cap the amount that an individual donor can give to an inauguration.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Some Pa. lawmakers tout expense transparency. Their websites tell a different story.

Just 29 of the 253 full-time lawmakers in Pennsylvania post some information online about how they spend taxpayer dollars in their duties, despite many proclaiming, “It’s Your Money.”

By Sam Janesch/The Caucus

Pa. lawmakers black out details of why they spent tax dollars, claiming ‘legislative privilege’

Redactions in thousands of pages of financial records primarily concealed who legislators were meeting with and why
By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA, Brad Bumsted/The Caucus and Sam Janesch/The Caucus