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10/13 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6The feud between Kane and Williams gets another subplot, Wolf’s tenure gets rated and Dent goes on Meet the Press. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

Kane Gets the Chance to “Make Seth Pay”: The decision to release records from the Philly DA’s PAC rests with the Attorney General.

PA-Gov: Wolf Endorses Dougherty for Supreme Court: Kevin Dougherty bets on a suddenly risky endorsement.

Judicial Board Hints Kane Withheld Emails, AG Denies: The Judicial Conduct Board intimates that the Attorney General didn’t hand over all of Justice Eakin’s emails last year.

PA-Gov: Jacobson: Wolf Administration A “Mixed Bag”: The Governing Magazine columnist rates the Governor’s first year.

PA-15: Dent Meets the Press (VIDEO): The moderate Republican congressman debated the party’s future with Virginia Rep. Dave Brat.

Wecht Receives PSTA Endorsement: The State Supreme Court candidate earned the endorsement of the Pennsylvania State Troopers Association.

StateImpactPA: Philadelphia has much to lose if drastic global carbon reductions aren’t made, study says
State House Sound Bites: High Court Announces Second Review of Justice’s E-mails
Capitolwire: Budget talks could look at daily-fantasy sports games, online gambling for potential revenues

WHYY Newsworks: For hundreds of inmates who killed in their youth, chance for parole hinges on high court ruling
Inquirer: Philadelphia, Secret Service prepare for Democrats’ convention
Inquirer: Company that finds Philadelphia sub teachers misses another deadline
Inquirer: Will Seth Williams’ PAC be compelled to release financial records?
Inquirer: Pa. lawmakers may agree on expanding gambling

Daily Local News: Rep. Lewis talks Coatesville revitalization, state budget
Montgomery News: Cheltenham School District presents Cedarbrook renovations plans to public

Tribune Review: Mayor Peduto orders police investigation
Tribune Review: Union Project strengthens small nonprofits
Post-Gazette: Pitt may take away honor given to Cosby
Post-Gazette: Mayor questions whether Verizon is upholding agreement
Pittsburgh Business Times: School districts forced to borrow money

Beaver County Times:  Midland Democratic Committee endorses two Republicans
Beaver County Times:  Divide over whether to legalize marijuana
Altoona Mirror: New initiative emphasizes importance of stop signs
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat:  Conrad renovation plans continue in spite of budget impasse

Times Leader:  Murphy up for city administrator post in Detroit
Times Leader:  Local casinos may soon offer online gambling
Times Leader:  Students protest for sake of teacher forced to resign last week
Times-Tribune: Water main under repair
Standard Speaker: Hazleton hit with high legal fees

South Central
Roxbury News: Statement issued by Pa. Supreme Court on controversial emails
York Dispatch: Gov. Wolf appoints Yorkers to Commission for Women
York Dispatch: Question York County Commissioner candidates in person or online
Carlisle Sentinel: CommunityAid gives $20,000 to Red Cross for South Carolina flood relief
Carlisle Sentinel: State budget impasse causes Cumberland County to institute hiring freeze
Patriot News: ‘We need to look at gaming options:’ Pa. eyes gambling to fill budget deficit
Patriot News: With state budget impasse, $6.2M loan saves Steel-High from ‘devastating’ consequences
Lebanon Daily News: Cornwall planners asked to review borough ordinances

Lehigh Valley
Morning Call: Pa. Legislature spent $2.8M on criminal lawyers over 4 years
Express Times: Sen. Pat Browne wants 1st-time offender break after 3rd DUI charge
Reading Eagle: U.S. Rep. Costello aims to ease student loan burden
Reading Eagle: Reading city council president opposes planned property tax hike

North by Northwest
Erie Times-News: Erie city, county council members meet to discuss EMTA
Centre Daily Times: Democratic candidates, supporters gather to energize voter base
Centre Daily Times: Democrats brace for first Election ‘16 showdown

Inquirer: It’s too easy to get guns Stack: Minimum wage least we can do Gradually hike U.S. fuel tax to boost highway fund
Daily Local News: Jerry Shenk: Speaker Boehner should leave immediately
Bucks County Courier Times: Newest weapon in the war on crime
Tribune Review: Science to enabling youth to rise above poverty
Altoona Mirror: Fantasy sports would aid state casinos
Harrisburg Patriot News: It’s not all or none when it comes to gun rights, but they shouldn’t be easy to get and limits are needed

Keystone Crossroads: Shale communities to get funds to improve housing
Keystone Crossroads: Pa.’s college towns capitalize on knowledge economy
Citified: Insider: Tired of Philly Politics As Usual? Quit Complaining and Run for Office
Citified: ThinkFest Preview: Michael Nutter Looks Back on His Eight Years in Office
PA Water Cooler: Ex-Im
2 Political Junkies: “Just 158 families have provided nearly half of the early money for efforts to capture the White House”

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