Pennsylvania governor taps new treasurer in wake of extortion case

April 7, 2015 6:52 PM

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Timothy A. Reese would fill the post vacated by Rob McCord, who pleaded guilty in February to attempted extortion for trying to bully campaign contributions from potential state contractors.

Reese, 51, whose nomination must be confirmed by the state Senate, serves on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Advisory Committee on small and emerging companies.

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