Governor Wolf Requests Investigation Into the Philadelphia Parking Authority

first_imgGovernor Wolf Requests Investigation Into the Philadelphia Parking Authority Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf Press Release Today, Governor Tom Wolf sent a letter to the Attorney General asking the office to investigate the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA). The Attorney General’s office has the express authority to “examine the books, accounts, and records” of the PPA. The letter of the text is posted below.Dear Attorney General Beemer,Many of us have been concerned by the management of the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA), culminating recently in the disturbing and unacceptable accounts of alleged sexual harassment and assault perpetrated by the agency’s executive director, and potentially ignored by the board.The agency remains uniquely opaque in state government. It was established without significant oversight, and it remains largely self-policed.As you are no doubt aware, state law gives the Attorney General the express authority to “examine the books, accounts and records,” of the Philadelphia Parking Authority. In light of the serious allegations of misconduct and poor oversight, I believe it would be appropriate for a thorough examination of the financial dealings and practices of the authority to be conducted as soon as possible.As stewards of the taxpayer’s resources, it is our job to make sure every office of government is delivery value honesty, efficiently, and effectively. Recent events make it clear that we cannot say with any certainty that the Philadelphia Parking Authority is living up to this standard.I look forward to reviewing the results of your investigation and making sure that the Philadelphia Parking Authority is truly accountable to the people of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.Thank you for your consideration of this request.Sincerely,Tom WolfWolf Requests Attorney General Investigation Into the PPA by Governor Tom Wolf on ScribdDownload a PDF of the letter. September 30, 2016center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter   SHARE  TWEETlast_img read more

Unique Group and Deepwater Corrosion Services Team Up in Middle East

first_imgUnique Group has entered into a cooperation agreement with Deepwater Corrosion Services to offer Deepwater’s corrosion control solutions to the Middle East Market.Deepwater delivers solutions to protect offshore infrastructure from corrosion by developing  systems to protect, monitor and extend the productive lives of ageing assets. The solutions include cathodic protection (CP), permanent CP monitoring, CP design & engineering and corrosion inspection & survey.Sharad Kumar, Group director Business Development at Unique Group said, “We’re pleased to have partnered with Deepwater for the Middle East region to offer our customers the best-in-class offshore corrosion protection systems designed and built in America. Our Survey Equipment division has been offering a wide range of products for inspection and corrosion monitoring for several years; with the inclusion of a new lineup of Deepwater products, we’re looking forward to enhance customer experience by helping them extend life of their aging offshore and marine assets.”Steve Hankins, technical sales manager at Deepwater, said: “Deepwater is pleased to have partnered with Unique Group, one of the world’s leading equipment suppliers in the Middle East region. Over the past three decades, our cathodic protection systems have been providing a more efficient and affordable alternative to conventionally available systems in the market across Europe and the Americas. We now look forward to introducing our corrosion protection technologies in the Middle East region with the same level of service and quality as seen in the other parts of the world.”last_img read more