PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 1/5 Edition

Corbett pulls from the Empire State for his Secretary of Health, committee chairmen are finalized, 32 new members have joined Harrisburg’s cast of characters, and Ed Rendell joins the cast of the Colbert Report. Good morning politicos, and welcome to the buzz.

PoliticsPA Reports

National Journal: Santorum takes aim at Romney, Palin
WITF: Corbett taps Long Islander for Sec. of Health
Commonwealth Confidential: New legislative session underway as members take oath of office
Early Returns: Awkward vote looms on health care
Terry Madonna & Michael Young: The Keystone State: Whither we go in 2011


Intelligencer: Fitzpatrick: This congressman’s for you
Delaware County Times: FAA signs off on $5.2 billion expansion of Philadelphia airport
PhillyClout: Stephen Colbert calls Gov. Rendell a bold wuss
Fox Philadelphia: State Rep. Vereb trashes Rendell on LCB remarks
Tribune-Review: Poll: GOP statehouse inspires voter confidence
Capitol Ideas: State Senate announces committee chairmen
Capitol Ideas: Guide to the freshman lawmakers in Harrisburg
Early Returns: State Rep. Neuman got engaged two days before being sworn-in for the first time
PhillyClout: State Rep. McGeehan bows out of Philadelphia City Council race, calls council “no promotion”
Bucks County Courier Times: Jury official to run for Montgomery County Commissioner
Post-Gazette: Report cites downtown Pittsburgh dynamics


Pat Cuneo, Times-News: GOP on ball with Congressional freshman
Young Philly Politics Editorial: Sen. Casey should lead the way on filibuster reform

January 5th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments