PA Attorney General http://wesa.fm en State Sen. LeAnna Washington Charged With Felony Theft of Services http://wesa.fm/post/state-sen-leanna-washington-charged-felony-theft-services <p>Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Wednesday announced criminal charges against state Sen. LeAnna Washington (D-Philadelphia).</p><p>Washington is charged with one count of theft of services and one count of violation of the conflict of interest statute. The two felonies together carry a maximum sentence of 12 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $25,000.</p><p>“The evidence will show that Senator Washington pressured her staff into performing political activities using taxpayer dollars for her own personal benefit,” Kane said in a press release.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:37:07 +0000 Liz Reid 25735 at http://wesa.fm A Conversation with Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane http://wesa.fm/post/conversation-pennsylvania-attorney-general-kathleen-kane <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Kathleen Kane</strong> is the first woman and Democrat elected to the position of <a href="http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/theoffice.aspx?id=6794">Pennsylvania Attorney General</a>. When she was sworn in earlier this year, she faced a host of challenges from the Corbett Administration and scandals within the PA Turnpike Commission.</p><blockquote><p><em>"We're watching.&nbsp; And if anybody decides that it is in their best interest to get involved in public corruption, we will teach them otherwise. "</em> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:15:07 +0000 Heather McClain 8465 at http://wesa.fm A Conversation with Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane