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Corbett’s motive

March 21, 2014

I read with interest the article about the governor trying to prevent the consideration of William Capoulliez as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Mr....

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Alsever

Mar-21-14 10:59 AM

Come on, Kevin, get real. Bill oversees the PA GC Biologists that directly affect Gas line & well pad construction by Chapter 105 permit reviews for threatened and endangered species. Bill has been know to do his own personal inspections and reviews on Project reviews, e.g I-99 in Centre and Blair counties. Anyone who has worked on projects that have the PA GC is a reviewing agency knows that his dealing with gas projects does give the appearance of a conflict of interest. When I left my job as Section Chief for similar projects with DEP to join the ranks of "The Soon to Be Dead", I was contacted several times during the next year by the State ethics staff regarding my attendance at Public meetings dealing with Marcellus Gas issues. It was alleged that my only attending a Public meeting could give the appearance of a conflict of interest. Bill should know better.

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enigma

Mar-21-14 10:30 AM

Strange how Kevin doesn't see the obvious conflict of interest he just outlined. A person negotiating contracts for private citizens and the state could easily play the interests of one off to gain advantage for the other. In this case, he could get a raw deal for the state to gain advantage on private contracts giving him an unfair advantage over other private contract negotiators. But when your whole thought process is that Corbett is always wrong, you can miss things like that.

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spike2

Mar-21-14 8:37 AM

Corbett will be gone soon.

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eriklatranyi

Mar-21-14 6:03 AM

Capouillez has a clear conflict of interest in his dealings. Had he recused himself, he would be an honorable man. Instead, he engaged in the same cronyism that is destroying our commonwealth piece by piece.

Capouillez is under investigation by the State Senate Ethics Commission.

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