6/20 PoliticsPA Playbook
Wagner released a new digital ad attacking Wolf’s alleged neglect of the City of Brotherly Love, and it looks like we have a budget deal in Harrisburg.
Good morning, politicos, here’s the Playbook:
It looks like Pennsylvania has a budget deal — and days before the deadline.
Gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner’s campaign launched a new ad Monday showcasing his desire to help Philadelphia — an area he said has been neglected under Gov. Tom Wo
Capitolwire: We have a budget deal.
Capitolwire: Domestic violence bills clear House Judiciary Committee.
Capitolwire: IFO offers positive revenue estimate as lawmakers look to have budget ready by week’s end.
Capitolwire: Sen. Stewart J. Greenleaf alternative dispute resolution legislation passes Senate.
Capitolwire: Governor: Gov. Wolf’s Employment First Policy to help people with disabilities find work becomes law.
Capitolwire: Rep. Rob Matzie: Bill would create commission to review impact of potential plant closures
Capitolwire: Sen. Ryan Aument: Senate approves package of bills protecting Pennsylvania farmers.
StateImpact PA: Report: Jobs in efficiency, renewables grow while clean transportation lags
StateImpact PA: Changing species, flooding, wildfires among climate priorities on state land
StateImpact PA: Pull the Mariner East permit, environmental group urges Delaware River Basin Commission
State House Sound Bites: Lawmakers say they can finish state budget in short order
State House Sound Bites: Poor People’s Campaign holds sixth and final rally in Harrisburg
State House Sound Bites: State budget positioned for ahead-of-schedule passage
AP: Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns
Inquirer: Medical marijuana patients, legally banned from driving, may get a pass in Pa.
Inquirer: Protesters rally outside Pence fundraiser at Rittenhouse
Inquirer: SEPTA shows off new look for City Hall transit center
Inquirer: AG Shapiro: Pa. investors get back money from interest-rate rigging
Philly Mag: Toomey: Let’s Look Into Opening More Family Detention Centers
WHYY: With major church sex-abuse report looming, lawmaker renews push for more rights for Pa. victims
Daily Local: Protesters rally against Trump’s child separation policy
Daily Local: Commissioners urged to support fair districts
Daily Local: State troopers at Avondale begin wearing body cameras
Bucks County Courier Times: Do Pennsylvania children, families need child welfare watchdog?
Delco Daily Times: Rep. Krueger-Braneky ticked after sex harassment bills stall, ‘studies’ approved
Post-Gazette: China hits pause on Appalachian energy investment citing trade war concerns
Post-Gazette: Study: 40 percent of Pa. households struggle to make ends meet
Post-Gazette: Post-Gazette employees, newsroom editors emphasize they are separate from editorial pages
Post-Gazette: Migrant family separation reaction: From Pa. Dems, outrage. From the GOP, caution.
Post-Gazette: State money used to lure conventions to Pittsburgh is drying up
Post-Gazette: Food stamp workforce: At discount stores, questions about SNAP work requirements
Tribune Review: Courthouse rally to protest Trump immigration policy
Tribune Review: Planned Parenthood PAC to spend $1.5M campaigning for Gov. Tom Wolf, others
Tribune Review: Advocacy group calls out DA Zappala over criminalizing condoms stance
Tribune Review: Low-income parts of Allegheny County qualify for new federal tax breaks
KDKA: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Wagner Goes On Attack Against Wolf’s Democratic Running Mate John Fetterman
City Paper: Where Southwestern Pa.’s delegation stand on Trump’s family-separation immigration policy
WESA: Pennsylvania State Troopers Begin Wearing Body Cameras
Tribune-Democrat: Labor chief stops in Somerset
Altoona Mirror: Logan hears ISC renewal pitch
Beaver County Times: Shell expects pipeline permits to be issued soon
Beaver County Times: U.S. Sen. Bob Casey says child separation policy ‘straight from the pit of hell’
Beaver County Times: Memo: Hopewell officials knew rehab center was possibility
Daily Item: Barletta Campaigns in Valley
Times Leader: Dallas teachers to strike on Tuesday as board passes budget, but no contract
Standard-Speaker: Hazleton set to pay back loan
Standard-Speaker: Online buyers of hunting licenses could have problems
Daily Item: Forced separation of migrant families spurs outrage
Daily Item: Contracts awarded to build new 911 center
Times-Tribune: Casey, Toomey seek judge nominees
Times-Tribune: Barletta backs Trump immigration policy
Patriot News: Harrisburg schools to remain in state recovery for distressed districts another year
Patriot News: Hair braiders licensing requirement can potentially get twisted
Patriot News: Legislation on firearms wins battle in war on gun violence
Patriot News: 2018-19 proposed Pa. state budget makes $70 million investment in school safety
Patriot News: Pa. House passes bill creating higher hurdles for public taking of protected lands
LNP: Smucker: ‘Broken’ immigration system allows children to be separated from parents
YDR: Gov. Wolf does not want Pa. National Guard at southern border, opposes family separation
Morning Call: Pennsylvania House panel set to vote on gun bills
Morning Call: Bethlehem council votes to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana
Morning Call: Local businesses, builders association sue Northampton County over new contractor law
Express-Times: ‘A separation crisis’: Allentown diocese bishop calls out U.S. immigration policy
Express-Times: Look up the average SAT score for every public high school in Pa.
Reading Eagle: Female lawyers on the rise in Berks
North by Northwest
Erie Times-News: Erie-area lawmakers react to Trump immigration policy
Erie Times-News: Erie County sues drugmakers over opioid epidemic
Sun-Gazette: Home rule city government draft sees fine tuning
WPSU: Trump Visits Hill Republicans, But Passage Of GOP Immigration Bills Uncertain
WPSU: Pa. Congressional Map Unaffected By U.S. Supreme Court Decision On Partisan Gerrymandering
Centre Daily Times: Harner Farm has been rezoned for development
Patriot News: Op-ed: We can’t waste time. Lawmakers must pass the House’s redistricting bill
Post-Gazette: Vote on STOP act: Give U.S. Postal Service tools to track fentanyl
Inquirer: How about harm reduction for the poor?
Times-Tribune: Leave rattlers alone in Noxen
Morning Call: Opinion: Government willing to overlook costs to look good
Delco Daily Times: Opinion: Is GOP snatching defeat from jaws of victory in immigration debacle?
Reading Eagle: Time to work on sustaining Medicare, Social Security
Sun-Gazette: State budget angst magically invisible in an election year