PoliticsPA: Morning Buzz 8/24
On the trail
Former Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE), will be in Pittsburgh first and then Philadelphia later to appear with Joe Sestak and to announce his support for Sestak. There has been debate about the motives of Hagel, does he want a cabinet position? Hagel can expect some tough questions as he goes across the state.
Dan Onorato will be in Shaler Township to talk about Corbett’s fiscal policies.
Rep. Mark Critz will be at a Lockheed Martin facility in Johnstown.
Politico: Michelle Obama will join Laura Bush at the site of the Flight 93 crash on 9/11.
Pa2010.com: Callahan changes finance directors
Patriot-News: Gov. Ed Rendell’s plan to fund Pennsylvania’s transportation programs garner support from some midstate residents
Commonwealth Confidential: Rendell names first woman as Dept. of Corrections chief.
Morning Call: Toomey warns of welfare state in address before the Pennsylvania Press Club.
Inquirer: An insurer for the Philadelphia Housing Authority has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a sexual-harassment claim against executive director Carl R. Greene, but PHA still faces a host of other controversies.
Patriot-News: City financial advisers come with high price.
Inquirer: Philly denies taxing bloggers.