trying for plea bargain to avoid 2nd trial Prosecutors and defense attorneys for former state Rep.Jeff Habay
will try today to reach a plea agreement under which the already convicted lawmaker can avoid a second trial.
...Habay sentenced, resigns from Legislature State Rep.Jeff Habay
was sentenced today to 6 to 12 months for his
conviction of making his
staff do campaign work on state time.
is expected to begin today on 21 charges related to political activities, including seven felony counts.
...Contest for Habay Seat Heats Up Speculation continues in suburban Pittsburgh as local Republicans await a final verdict on the political future of embattled State Representative Jeff Habay.
...Mike Dolan, a former Allegheny County GOP operative and grandson of the founder of Federated Investors appears to be bypassing the possibility of a special election process and touting his desire to run in the Primary or General against either Habay or the winner of the special election - even if that winner is a Republican.
Anderson is clearly playing a wait and see approach to the war between county and local party while Cessar's
past support for Dave Shutter could lead to support for Vulakovich only after Habay
is eliminated from contention.
No matter Slots revenue forecast looks high to some Former COG director sued Onorato favors touch-screen voting Onorato settles on an electronic voting machine Democrats urge Allegheny County to put off purchase of new voting machines Veon Paisley in dead heat, poll shows Habay
rejects guilty plea in fake anthrax case Washington Co.
buys touch-screen voting machines City maxing out tax breaks Council vote backs civil liberties County seeking land swap with state Governor to receive award from LVC This time, Schaeffer seeking GOP nod Commissioners cut funds Village tax dispute nearer to court Opponents of school expansion get help from local GOP leader Avoca man running for 118th Pa. House seat; veteran Tom Tigue is retiring Political affairs calendar Local Green Party preps for convention Scavello open re-election campaign Two Democrats vie to unseat Scavello An electrician's contacts generate political sparks Callahan urges passage of Martin Tower zoning change Fattah eyes fund for 'l
gets 6 to 12 months, resigns from House seat Many lining up for run at Habay's House seatLawmaker resigns after sentencing Rep.Habay resigns from Legislature Bill Scranton drops out race for Pa. governor Scranton quits governor race Scranton drops out of race for governor Scranton quits governor's race Scranton drops out of race for governor Scranton's withdrawal from the race sets up Super matchup The stage is set for Swann, Rendell Scranton sings his Swann song
Hart Smith throws hat into political ring Ambridge again will request fiscal help from state Council election set Retired Shaler cop to seek Habay's
seat Some area lawmakers big fans of arena plan O'Connor chooses old friend Dennis J. Regan for key post Wecht could be in for a bigger payday Wecht lawyers, fed prosecutors meet