November 28th Playbook

Former Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been ordered to report to jail by Thursday A.M. to begin her 10-23 month sentence. Here is the Playbook.

SD-6: Judge Upholds State Deadline for Absentee Ballots, Davis Concedes: State Rep. Tina Davis concedes a day after a Bucks County judge ruled against her challenge.

2018 PoliticsPA General Election MegaPool Results: With all but one race finalized, the results are in.

Ex-Attorney General Kathleen Kane To Be Jailed Thursday Morning: Kane must report to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility Thursday morning to begin her 10-23 month sentence.

The Full 2018 PA Society List of Events: The annual get together in New York City begins with events Thursday evening through Sunday morning.

 

Harrisburg & DC
AP: Former AG Kane ordered to jail, 2 years after sentencing
AP: Trump OKs federal aid for August flooding in NE Pennsylvania
AP: The Latest: Ex-AG Kane must report to jail by Thursday
AP: Democrat concedes tight state Senate race in Philly suburb
AP: Auditor general issues recommendations to curb gun deaths
AP: Pennsylvania hunters kill more than 2,400 bears this year
PLSReporter: Auditor General unveils “A Safer Pennsylvania: A Community Approach to Firearm Safety” special report
PLSReporter: Sprinkler opponents come out in droves for Pittsburgh city council hearing
Inquirer: Chesco DA, state police union push for resolution of suit over ‘do not use’ list
Inquirer: Ex-Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane to be jailed by Thursday morning
Inquirer: In testimony, Bob Brady aide punches back at prosecutors
Carlisle Sentinel: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture requests applications for 2019 hemp research projects
Carlisle Sentinel: Toomey says he opposes Trump when he’s ‘doing something wrong’  
Reading Eagle: Pennsylvania education secretary Pedro Rivera speaks to Albright students
Morning Call: With Susan Wild taking her oath, the Lehigh Valley once again has a lawmaker in the U.S. House

 

Philadelphia
Inquirer: In testimony, Bob Brady aide punches back at prosecutors
Inquirer: How’s local control going? On a ‘historic’ day, mayor, school board weigh in
WHYY Newsworks: The Legend of Frank Rizzo
WHYY Newsworks: Philly developer breaks ground on 26 affordable homes in gentrifying West Poplar
Philly Voice: Philadelphia Archdiocese, day-care reportedly being sued over screening of child abuser
Billy Penn: This is what Michelle Obama should do while she’s in Philly
KYW Newsradio: VA Medical Center in Philly looks to strengthen relationship with local vets
Philadelphia Business Journal: Manayunk paper plant site gets $1M in state funds for redevelopment
Philadelphia Magazine: How Small Philly Businesses Are Taking Advantage of Amazon This Holiday Season

 

SEPA
Bucks County Courier Times: Tina Davis concedes in 6th District State Senate race
Bucks County Courier Times: Lower Makefield, Falls chiefs: Proposed Morrisville police cuts to have ‘damaging effect’
Inquirer: Chesco DA, state police union push for resolution of suit over ‘do not use’ list
Inquirer: First blood tests in Bucks, Montco show above-average contamination after tainted water
Montgomery Media: Retiring State Rep. Bob Godshall honored by Hatfield board
Daily Local News: Coatesville Council eliminates City Reserve Trust Fund
Pottstown Mercury: Lower Salford residents, officials raise concerns with turnpike construction
Pottstown Mercury: New Hanover forecasts growth with eye toward new traffic impact fee
Delco Daily Times: Lower Merion to regulate microblading as form of tattooing
Delco Daily Times: Sunoco hearing set for Thursday
KYW Newsradio: Montco officials host safety discussion for religious leaders following Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

 

Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette: County Controller: Lack of oversight cost time, money on road and bridge projects
Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh councilwoman returns to work after head-on wreck
Post-Gazette: The one-month point after the Tree of Life shooting draws hundreds to reflect
Post-Gazette: Hiding behind God: Three men sexually abused as boys by Catholic priest Anthony Cipolla still struggle with the horror
Pittsburgh Business Times: Summit focuses on ways to improve region’s infrastructure
Tribune Review: Westmoreland approves final results in Nov. 6 elections
Tribune Review: New Kensington mayor’s annual Christmas dinner set for Dec. 7
PLSReporter: Sprinkler opponents come out in droves for Pittsburgh city council hearing
KDKA: Mayor Hoping New Smart Traffic Signals Will ‘Lessen Amount Of Idling Time By Over A Third’

 

SWPA
Beaver County Times: County tables talk of first pension increase since late ’90s
Beaver County Times: Big Beaver casino details emerge in advance of public hearing
Beaver County Times: Auditor general releases gun safety report, says it is time for ‘common-sense solutions’
Observer-Reporter: 1,500 likely to lose jobs with GM announcement
Observer-Reporter: No tax increase anticipated in Peters Township
Observer-Reporter: Price tag for Majestic Hills slides: $3M and growing
Altoona Mirror: Bedford approves salary hike     
Altoona Mirror: Doyle won’t recuse herself from trial
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Water authority’s plan for windmills on Laurel Ridge is met with opposition
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Indiana hospital: Operations normal as nurses strike

 

NEPA
Citizens Voice: Wilkes-Barre hires new city administrator
Citizens Voice: Dallas Area Municipality Authority plans storm water meeting
Citizens Voice: Culm Bank Removal Project meeting planned
Standard Speaker: Luzerne council to vote on 911 deal
Times Leader: WBA board selects Crestwood teacher as new member
Times-Tribune: Scranton council advances mayor’s 2019 budget
Times-Tribune: Scranton pension board approves plan to superfund pensions
Times-Tribune: Lackawanna County municipalities see slight increase in road salt prices

 

South Central
Harrisburg Patriot News: Harrisburg mayor presents 2019 budget: Here are the highlights
Harrisburg Patriot News: Harrisburg police chief addresses council after fatal crash; mayor said chase lasted too long
Carlisle Sentinel: South Middleton Township approves tentative budget with no tax increase
Carlisle Sentinel: Carlisle Borough Council discusses hiring additional police officers
LNP | LancasterOnline: Lancaster economic development director Randy Patterson to retire in June
LNP | LancasterOnline: 1-mill tax hike proposed in 2019 Lancaster city budget

 

Lehigh Valley
Morning Call: With Susan Wild taking her oath, the Lehigh Valley once again has a lawmaker in the U.S. House
Morning Call: 5 ways the Lehigh Valley and Northeast will be affected by climate change
Express Times: Allentown’s ex-finance director avoids prison in pay-to-play scheme
Reading Eagle: Former Reading Mayor Warren Haggerty dies at age 63  
Reading Eagle: Eddie Moran announces bid for mayor of Reading
Reading Eagle: South Heidelberg supervisors introduce $3.6 million budget
Reading Eagle: Berks County treasurer’s office defrauded of $43,000
Reading Eagle: Reading City Council told Bernhart Dam is unsafe
Reading Eagle: Pennsylvania education secretary Pedro Rivera speaks to Albright students
Reading Eagle: Reading City Council wants to know if parking authority will pay up
Reading Eagle: Reading’s new planning leader outlines his goals

 

North by Northwest
Williamsport Sun-Gazette: Budget session shows city entering 2019 with $1.5 million deficit
Erie Times-News: Feds give $1.5 million for Presque Isle sand in 2019
Erie Times-News: PennDOT seeks comments on Bayfront Parkway proposals
Centre Daily Times: Live in State College? Here’s how much your real estate taxes might go up in 2019

 

Opinion
Inquirer Editorial Board: Big wins for gun control — but can we maintain the momentum?
Post-Gazette Editorial Board: Mr. Uncharisma: Sherrod Brown could be the Democrats’ best shot
Post-Gazette Editorial Board: Nurses rap their own hospitals: Survey raises concerns about patient safety
Dan Simpson: Trump keeps break­ing our toys
Jordan Hyatt: As opioid addiction challenges Pa. prisons, smuggled medicine undermines efforts to help
Solomon Jones: America’s real border crisis is keeping drugs out of cities like Philly
Will Bunch: Could Paul Manafort, Julian Assange bombshell be the beginning of the end for Trump?
Stu Bykofsky: Lawsuit: Tweeting at Trump got her dumped
David Oh: Philly homeowners at risk if City Council undoes anti-squatters bill
Kim E. Fraites-Dow: Girl Scouts continues to build strong women leaders
John Baer: New book on Trump’s ‘enemies’ arriving just in time
Josh McNeil: If you supported a cleaner environment, you won on Election Day
Franklin L. Kury: This is what the midterms told us about public support for gerrymandering reform

November 28th, 2018 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | 1 Comment

One thought on “November 28th Playbook”

  1. Thomas Jefferson says:

    Unfortunate news about Kane. Enough said.

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