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  • AFTERNOON UPDATE – EIGHT INCHES OF DOCUMENTS!

    Posted on March 19th, 2018 Becky 3 comments

    LNP: FIGHTING THE SUNSHINE!

         Following “Sunshine Week” in Pennsylvania, and LNP writing daily editorials about it and the public’s right to know and the importance of the press, they are trying to deny Robert Field of NewsLanc.com documents regarding the over $9 million dollar CRIZ award to them for their for-profit, off the tax-roles Marriott Hotel expansion.
         As previously published here, High Associates filed a Petition to Intervene on behalf of themselves and LNP (the PSP Partners) to keep him from obtaining the information (click here). So the city is paying a law firm on behalf of LNP to keep information from the public! Does it get any more unethical, hypocritical, dishonest or disgusting than that?
         I will be putting in a Right-To-Know request into the city to find out how much they are paying Zimmerman, Pfannebecker, Nuffort & Albert LLP to fight Field in court.
         And speaking of law firms, I have not yet received a response from the city for the January invoices from the Washington D.C. law firm of Best Best & Krieger on behalf of MAW Communications. On March 5th I received the below emailed response and will follow-up shortly.
         There will be more tomorrow and a third Right to Know request for the Cohen Law Group the city has also hired to petition to intervene in PP&L’s lawsuit against MAW Communications!

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    HOW MUCH IS THE CITY
     PAYING THESE LAWYERS? 

    From NewsLanc.com, “Documents Finally Released,” (click here)

          The below is the latest in the City of Lancaster’s appeal of Robert Field’s Right to Know request for all the documents regarding the over $9 million CRIZ award to LNP and High Industries (the PSP Partners) for the Marriott Hotel expansion.

    Please check back later today.

     

    3 responses to “AFTERNOON UPDATE – EIGHT INCHES OF DOCUMENTS!”

    1. Love it. The city that drags its feet on everything it wants to ignore or manipulate to its own advantage (remember the Stockyards sale that they decided needed their approval time and time again? Remember when HACC wanted to bring college to downtown Lancaster and rehab rather than demolish Watt and Shand?) That same city is now telling Fields that they are giving him a deadline to read a set of incomplete paperwork or they will terminate, I think I am reading this right, having to give him a complete set that includes paperwork they are trying to hide.

      Can’t wait til someone requests documents that show who brought MAW to the table. Maybe it will implicate someone who is no longer on the payroll and will have to pay their own legal fees.

      Oh.wait. MAW is not on their payroll BUT the city is paying their legal bills.

      Lancaster. Setting stupid precedents right and left.

    2. I’d like to read all that if Robert’s too busy.

    3. Thank you Robert Field! Good luck and looking forward to seeing what is gleaned from these documents.