New polls show Wolf with a big lead, Corbett pledges a special session on pensions if re-elected and Terry Madonna delivers his latest Politically Uncorrected column. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!
PA-Gov: Quinnipiac Poll: Wolf 59 Corbett 35: The incumbent trails by 24 points in this latest survey of likely voters.
PA-Gov: YouGov Poll: Wolf 50 Corbett 39: The online scientific survey is the latest in a series of polls concerning PA’s gubernatorial race.
PA-Gov: If Re-Elected, Corbett Says He Would Call Special Session on Pensions: The Governor goes on the attack, saying Wolf does not believe there is an ongoing pension problem in Pennsylvania.
Politically Uncorrected: A Tale of Two Years, Two Men and Two Elections: The many parallels are striking; both the men and the times they lived in.
PA-Gov: Wolf Intends to Block Controversial Abortion Bill: Wolf’s campaign announced this week that he aims to obstruct the Texas-style abortion bill introduced by Republican Rep. Bryan Cutler.
PA-1: RMC PAC Endorses Rath: The Republican Majority for Choice (RMC) formally endorsed Republican candidate Megan Rath in her race for Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional district.
PA Independent: Leaders have little enthusiasm for “lame-duck” session
State House Sound Bites: POLL: Wolf’s lead over Corbett is “prohibitive”
State House Sound Bites: Uncertain future for medical marijuana proposal
State House Sound Bites: Judge removes Penn State trustees from NCAA lawsuit
State House Sound Bites: News organizations seek info on PA’s execution drugs
State House Sound Bites: Corbett vows special session if he’s elected
State House Sound Bites: PA Education Secretary outlines common core review
State House Sound Bites: Former FBI Director to conduct NFL probe
State House Sound Bites: Heroes of Flight 93 honored with Congressional Gold Medal
Capitolwire: More bad news for Corbett
The Inquirer: City Council call hearing on Phila. VA
The Inquirer: Philly supports “hitting” ISIS
The Inquirer: Wolf up 24 points in polls
Daily News: Councilmen seek more power for police watchdog agencies
The Inquirer: County prosecutor says law applied correctly in Rice case
Philly.com: Firm agrees to treat drilling waste in Western PA
WHYY Newsworks: Should lawmakers be blocked from interfering in doctor-patient relationship?
WHYY Newsworks: State-run program helps nurses detox and stay in their scrubs
WHYY Newsworks: Philly councilman wants to put “sting” in pellet gun ban
WHYY Newsworks: Propane explosion calls for Philly inspection of tanks
Pottstown Mercury: Pundits predict GOP sweep, except for PA governor
Pottstown Mercury: Corbett, trailing, says he tackled “tough issues”
Pottstown Mercury: Liberals won’t talk about Obama’s failures
Montgomery Media: PHOTOS: Wissahickon High School hosts Sept. 11 Memorial Concert and Vigil
Delco Daily Times: Latest PA poll shows Corbett failing to make up ground
Delco Daily Times: Eddystone’s Mokshefsky takes oath as borough’s new police chief
Delco Daily Times: 9/11 memorial a reminder that the terror threat continues
Daily Local News: VIDEO: 9/11 survivor speaks at Coatesville memorial
Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh URA approves proposal to work with two partners to redevelop Strip District landmark
Post-Gazette: More bus routes added to Allegheny County’s real-time tracking system
Post-Gazette: Post-Gazette open records request denied
Tribune-Review: Financial information fair game in lawsuit tied to ‘kids for cash’ case
Tribune-Review: Pitt’s business school dean to step down
Pittsburgh Business Times: Pa. trade groups join push for LNG exports
Pittsburgh Business Times: OSHA expands employer requirements for reporting severe injuries
Altoona Mirror: Residents blast council, proposal
Altoona Mirror: Hollidaysburg team physician: Punishment unfair
Johnstown Tribune Democrat: Pro ball may return to Point, council learns
Beaver County Times: AfterSaturday night, Ambridge board takes ‘first step toward the right thing to do’
Wayne Independent: Council to pay for parking work
The Times Leader: Numerous properties removed from tax auction
Standard Speaker: Hazelton mayor officiates same sex wedding
Citizens Voice: Action launched to remove board member
Citizens Voice: Official: Improvements could stress arena
The Sentinel: Four county transportation projects awarded grants
The Sentinel: Ex-Harrisburg treasure facing new theft charge
Lebanon Daily News: PA school construction reimbursement program under microscope
York Daily Record: Wolf v. Corbett: See the numbers behind dueling TV ads about education spending
The Patriot-News: Judge removes Penn State trustees from Paterno lawsuit against NCAA
The Patriot-News: Cumberland County commissioners extend deadline for proposals from consultants to help build consensus on county library system goals
The Patriot-News: Penn State adding more ADA parking near stadium — but it’s for season-ticket holders and donors only
The Patriot-News: Carlisle Borough Council could finalize borrowing $14 million for capital improvement projects
The Patriot-News: Money for next Obamacare push flows into Pennsylvania and Harrisburg
The Morning Call: Judge: Paterno suit against Penn State sanctions can move toward trial
The Morning Call: Pollster: Gov. Tom Corbett is ‘dead man walking’
WFMZ: Pennsylvania educations secretary outlines Common Core review
The Express-Times: Three Lehigh County mosquito samples test positive for West Nile virus, DEP reports
The Express-Times: Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School wins appeal
The Express-Times: Lehigh Valley International Airport puts nearly $13 million in grants to work improving safety, officials say
PLSReporter: Should POTUS have asked Congress for permission to strike ISIS?
Philly.com: “Low wages; high costs”
Philly.com: Civic virtues of 9/11 then and now
Daily News: With Philly schools, it helps to get creative
Pottstown Mercury: Politically uncorrected
Post-Gazette: Good news for the Hill: Compromise plan has great potential for the area
Johnstown Tribune Democrat: Readers’ Forum | Why are taxes handled out of town?