Skip to comments.Longtime Pennsylvania state senator indicted
Posted on 11/24/2010 8:15:21 AM PST by JoeProBono
SCRANTON - A federal grand jury has indicted longtime State Sen. Raphael J. Musto, the latest legislator to be caught up in an overlapping series of corruption investigations. The indictment announced Tuesday alleges that Musto (D., Luzerne), 81, accepted bribes, gifts, and construction work from an unnamed contractor in return for his help in obtaining state grants and loans.
Known as "Ray," Musto, who is to retire next week after 38 years in the General Assembly, has been a political fixture in the state's northeastern region since 1972, when he succeeded his father to a seat in the state House.
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Another gross old man.
I am glad the article showed what party he represents, Joe. It would have taken me a bit of time to guess.....
a crooked Demcrat?? well I for one am shocked! shock I say!
Looks like another case for term limits & the elimination of career politicians
Of course they “forgot” to mention that Raphael J. Musto is a DEMOCRAT and an outstanding member
oi the DEMOCRAT party. Is philly.com in the sack with the democrat party or are they just stupid?
Yet another democrat party crook gets busted.
we also have a Democrat State House member pleading guilty to a pot smoking charge.
Not a good day for PA Dem Legislators.
Might he face (shudder) censure??? Oh, the horror of the thought of a public rebuke and a finger wagging...
Even that got dropped...
I like the line, “DiLucente had previously denied Costa smoked marijuana, saying the lawmaker “detests” the drug.” Yeah...that’s the ticket...
Or... Horror of horrors a strongly worded letter of reprimand in 10 point bold red!!