Ray of light

    Breakfastgate may continue, but at least some government business may be seeing the light of day.

    The Associated Press reports Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord has won a preliminary but important round in his lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

    In a 6-0 ruling Friday, the Commonwealth Court said that McCord, as a nonvoting member, may be entitled to attend the board’s closed-door executive sessions.

    The ruling was on the board’s preliminary objections to a lawsuit the independently elected McCord filed in May.

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    The board maintained executive sessions are limited to voting members, but the court said the state Sunshine Act imposes no such restriction.

    McCord adviser Corinna Vecsey Wilson called the ruling a game-changing victory for the treasurer’s office.

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