10/14 PoliticsPA Playbook

pa-state-flag6FiveThirtyEight looks at how PA is changing, Bloomberg shows Hillary and McGinty in the lead while Chelsea and Ivanka visit the commonwealth. Good morning politicos, here’s the Playbook!

FiveThirtyEight: How 2016 Can Shift PA’s Electorate (Maps): Some of the nation’s best political prognosticators take an in-depth at what the future could look like.

Bloomberg Poll: Clinton 51% Trump 42%: The suburbs drive the Democrat’s lead in the Keystone State.

Ivanka Trump to Make SEPA Swing: The GOP nominee’s daughter is visiting three of Philly’s collar counties today.

PA-Sen: Bloomberg Poll: McGinty 47% Toomey 45%: McGinty holds a narrow lead in the latest survey.

Chelsea Clinton to Campaign in Pittsburgh: The former and perhaps future First Daughter is coming back to Pennsylvania on Friday.

Statewide
State House Sound Bites: With kids in tow, parents call on Wolf to regulate methane
State House Sound Bites: Advocates seek audience with Wolf, implore him to close immigration facility
PLS Reporter: Senate Democratic Policy Committee tackle role of charter schools in public education
PLS Reporter: Members of the Clean Air Council speak out on pollution issues
PLS Reporter: Department of Health provides Narcan to 128 public schools
PLS Reporter: PDE releases 2016 school performance profile report

Philadelphia
Inquirer: Judge tosses case against Philly lobbyist accused of misspending welfare grants
Inquirer: How a millenial from Philly became a top Clinton fund-raiser
WHYY Newsworks: Ivanka Trump talks pay equity in Philly suburbs
KYW: How election hinges on what female voters in Philly suburbs really think
Philadelphia Business Journal: Vote expected on new Philadelphia Parking Authority chief
Philly Voice: Some black voters see Trump’s cheating in Philly comments as demeaning

SEPA
Bucks County Courier-Times: 8th District congressional candidates hold their fire until the end of debate at Bucks County Community College
Bucks Local News: U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorses Republican Brian Fitzpatrick in 8th District citing his commitment to economic growth
Daily Local News: State universities make plans to handle potential strike

Pittsburgh
Tribune Review: Polls show Trump is losing support in Philadelphia’s suburban counties
Tribune Review: Trump denies groping accusation and declares wage war on Clinton
Tribune Review: Republican Party continues to be optimistic about future despite recent claims on Trump
Post-Gazette: U.N. seeks to appoint Antonio Guterres as its next leader
WESA: Child abuse reporting need work according to auditor general
WESA: Clinton’s open door policy gains more support from one immigrant and his family

Southwest
Beaver County Times: President Obama praises Pittsburgh as a hub for scientific innovation, progress
Beaver County Times: Ambridge Area awaiting reimbursement from Trump campaign
Observer-Reporter: Trump calls his accusers ‘horrible horrible liars’

NEPA
Times Leader: WILK talk radio personalities host presidential election town hall
Times Leader: Avoca council will hold special meeting to fill Tom Fritz’s seat
Pocono Record: Why running the United States is a business not a charity

South Central
Patriot-News: Students facing discipline over false active shooter report, Central Dauphin superintendent says
Patriot-News: Trump: ‘These vicious claims about me of inappropriate conduct with women are totally and absolutely false’
Patriot-News: Kathleen Kane seeks house arrest for criminal conviction
Carlisle Sentinel: Contaminated machines linked to heart surgery infections in Pa.
Carlisle Sentinel: Judge weighs dismissal of Penn State ex-officials’ charges (AP)
Carlisle Sentinel: Election 2016: Bloom, Bartoli weigh in on issues
Lancaster Intelligencer/ Era: Your Pennsylvania ID might keep you from boarding commercial flights in 2018 (AP)
Lancaster Intelligencer/ Era: Deadline passed, state tallying up new voter registrations
Lancaster Intelligencer/ Era: Lancaster Chamber to host 35th annual Business Expo on Oct. 21 at Nook Sports

Lehigh Valley
Reading Eagle: GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence speaks with Reading Eagle
Reading Eagle: U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. talks about steps to curb domestic violence
Reading Eagle: 15th Congressional District candidates face off
Morning Call: Nation’s largest credit union accused of improper debt collections
Morning Call: Medical marijuana will be HR issue, experts warn

North by Northwest
Erie Times-News: PennDOT says it will take over EMTA without city-county deal
Erie Times-News: Wiley, Laughlin debate education funding, jobs
Williamsport Sun Gazette: City Council to act on rental revision
Centre Daily Times: For Clinton campaign chief, it was literally a day to erase from memory
Centre Daily Times: Michelle Obama attacks Trump over sexual assault comments (AP)

Opinion
Carlisle Sentinel: Support for APSCUF faculty
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Park Avenue plan needs input from all city entities
Patriot-News: At Donald Trump’s request, #MuslimsReportStuff takes over Twitter
Post-Gazette: The Stumpf example: A big-shot CEO resigns in shame. About time
Inquirer: Bill allowing the NRA to sue towns with tough gun laws needs to die

Blogs
Keystone Crossroads: How would your school district fare if lawmakers ramped up the new Pa. fund formula?
Keystone State Education Coalition: “There is a growing frustration that charters are unaccountable.”
Commonwealth Foundation: Abysmal investment returns for pensions fund, taxpayers on the hook
2 Political Junkies: Progress is on ballot
Lehigh Valley Ramblings: Judge Sanchez: Seizure of Fed Ed campaigns funds proper

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