Statement by Senator Lisa Baker on the Resignation of Pennsylvania Homeland Security Director James Powers

Following the announcement that Pennsylvania Homeland Security Director James Powers has resigned his position, Senator Lisa Baker made the following statement:

“Given the troubling revelations about the security contract and his continuing defense of it, his position was untenable. So his decision to resign is the right one. His departure opens the door to some badly needed changes, but restoring credibility to the operation now looks to be a monumental task.”

Contact: Jennifer Wilson
(570) 675-3931

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