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August 6, 2015

In the News Today – August 6, 2015

Montgomery County (PA) District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman is expected today to announce criminal charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane over allegations that Kane “leaked secret investigative information to a Philadelphia newspaper to embarrass a political foe.” (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a guidance that “reinforces the agency’s stance that whistleblowers who report possible wrongdoing internally to their company and not to the agency first are protected by retaliation provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.” (Wall Street Journal)

“I can get the economy booming if we’ll make workers comp change, if we’ll get tort reform,” said Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner during a speech touting his “turnaround agenda” for fixing the state’s economy. (WREX-TV)

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