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This is not just nitpicking, either. The report as filed is in violation of Pennsylvania's campaign finance disclosure laws.
Speaking of Pawlowski, he gave Sal $1,000 last year. So did a lot of Pawlowski's own crop of donors. NIZ developer J.B. Reilly, a conservative Republican, found it in his heart to give Sal $1,000. Robert Bennett of Bennett Toyota, located in Allentown, gave Panto $1,500. Alan Kessler, who is with the Duane Morris law firm, kicked in $2,500.
There are several other large contributors, and absolutely no explanation about any of them. Not even an address or employer.
In a nonelection year, Panto raised $15,200.06 and spent $10,556.04. He has $9,916.27 left in his treasury.
His campaign manager, Randy Galiotto, told me Panto will file an amended report. He added that Reilly has given to Panto in the past. But not Bennett or a host of other names I usually see associated with King Edwin.