No negative publicity? Local media PennLive, theBurg have financial ties to Mayor Papenfuse
A group of citizens in Allison Hill have raised concerns about the mayor’s financial ties to the owner of theBurg, and his cozy relationship with Pennlive’s opinion editor.
Director of Finance responds to allegations against City of Harrisburg in federal lawsuit
Bruce Weber, Director of Finance & Budget for the City of Harrisburg, quickly dismissed any hint of a looming settlement by the city. “I’d rather have the courts adjudicate. That’s what they are there for. Due process.”
FBI investigating evidence against Harrisburg Mayor in real estate, abuse of power scandal: Federal Lawsuit
An FBI investigation related to corruption of Harrisburg officials has hamstrung the efforts of the city’s legal team to have the lawsuit dismissed.
Trump-hating mayor uses codes enforcement to attack republican voter in Harrisburg, PA: Lawsuit
The city resident at the center of the federal lawsuit who had his life threatened by the senior advisor to Mayor Papenfuse was repeatedly targeted and excessively fined by city codes enforcement for politically motivated reasons, the lawsuit alleges.
Harrisburg Mayor Papenfuse named in federal lawsuit for alleged real estate scheme involving tax sale
HRA initiated neighborhood rezoning which created land use restrictions, increased taxes, and other financial burdens, with the end goal to eventually take over real estate parcels at a fraction of market value through tax sales using straw buyers.