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10/29 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6Bill Clinton stumps for Wolf in Pittsburgh, Marino holds a commanding lead in PA-10 and we ask who will win the Governor’s race. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

PA-Gov: Clinton Fires Up Pittsburgh Audience at Wolf Rally: Bill Clinton stumped for Tom Wolf before an estimated crowd of 1,200 in Pittsburgh on Monday.

Reader Poll: Who Will Win the Gubernatorial Race?: We ask our readers who’ll win the race for Governor.

PA-10: Harper Poll: Marino 58%, Brion 22% Troiano 10%: The latest poll in PA’s 10th shows a commanding lead for Marino in the three-way race.

PA-12: PAC Ad Labels Rothfus “Con Man Keith”: “Our Voices Matter PAC” portrays the Congressman as a flip-flopper on several issues.

PA17: Cartwright Releases First Re-Election Ad (VIDEO): Democratic incumbent Matt Cartwright released his first television spot in his campaign for re-election in Pennsylvania’s 17th District.

Reader Poll: No Congressional Gains for Democrats This Year: Our readers believe Republicans will hold onto the PA-6 and PA-8 House seats.

Statewide
Capitolwire: Gov. Corbett signs into law prescription drug monitoring bill
StateImpact: Election 2014: Corbett and Wolf differ on approach to Obama’s carbon rules
State House Sound Bites: PA monitoring possible Ebola cases
PLS Reporter: Session ends with comparatively high bill pass rate, but what does it mean?

Philadelphia
Inquirer: Judge: no teacher benefits changes for now
Inquirer: Quick fix unlikely in bid to fill McCaffery’s seat
Inquirer: Penn State trustees reject bid to re-open Sandusky investigation
Inquirer: Report: Pa. gets mixed reviews on voter access, registration
Inquirer: In stepping down, McCaffery moved to save pension, avoid ethics inquiry
Daily News: Could Council’s PGW decision do well for Philly in Harrisburg?
Newsworks: Legal battle between SRC and PFT heads to Commonwealth Court
Newsworks: Philly Mayor still hopeful PGW bill will be introduced in Council
Newsworks: Wolf’s leadership style a mystery even as big win seems near

SEPA
Mercury: Meehan looks to fend off Democratic challenger in 7th Congressional District
Mercury: Spring-Ford superintendent, assistant superintendent get new contracts, raises
Courier Times: DA investigating CB West hazing claims seeks parents’ input
Courier Times: Pedestrian improvements coming to Bucks, Montco
Daily Times: Declo GOP challenges residency of 163rd District candidate Rongione
Local News: With 8th Congressional seat at stake, Fitzpatrick, Strouse square off in debate at Bristol campus of the Bucks County Community College
Daily Local: No tax hike in proposed 2015 county budget

Pittsburgh
Tribune Review: Corbett names Penn Hills businessman to state financing authority
Tribune Review: Allegheny County DA questions content of Orie Melvin’s apology letters
Tribune Review: Corbett blasts Wolf; Clinton speaks at challenger’s South Side rally
Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh-area students examine Ebola crisis during international video conference
Post-Gazette:  Penn State trustees vote down revisiting Freeh Report
Post-Gazette:  Former Pennsylvania Justice Orie Melvin drops appeal
Posts-Gazette: Should Pennsylvania judges be elected? Recent scandals force the question

Southwest
Beaver County Times: Allegheny County health officials update guidelines for controlling Legionella
Observer-Reporter:  VA settles Pittsburgh Legionnaire’s suit for $125K
Observer-Reporter: Murphy critical of Ebola strategies
Altoona Mirror: Justice in porn scandal retires
Tribune Democrat: Possible sighing of manhunt suspect
Tribune Democrat: Ebensburg Borough budget: no increase in property taxes, water or sewer
Tribune Democrat: New York governor candidate postpones review of PA fracking sites

NEPA
Times Leader: Congressional challenger Ostrowski says Washington needs change
Times Leader:  U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta touts his public record in Washington and Hazleton
Times Leader:  State police filing fewer complaints in NEPA courts as Frein hunt drags on
Times Tribune: Frein capture takes precedence, Corbett says
Times Tribune: State police use helium balloon to search for cop killer
Pocono Record: Supply rocket headed to space station explodes
Pocono Record: Authorities search Buck Hill Inn after possible Frein sighting

South Central
Sentinel:  Silver Spring Township fire tax decision expected soon
Patriot News:  Pa. Ebola monitoring: state won’t reveal whereabouts of individuals
Patriot News: Harrisburg City Council announces plans to select new city treasurer for the second time in three months
Patriot News:  State Rep. Sue Helm/Gene Stilp editoral board meetings: Five takeaways
Daily Record:  Hearings into proposed Met-Ed rate hike changed to Nov. 18
Intelligencer/Era: If approved, water rates to increase for all Lancaster city customers

Lehigh Valley
Eagle: Candidates for 6th Congressional District air views on variety of issues
Eagle: Farmers worried as EPA looks to clarify its clean water rules
Express Times:  Warren County voters will vote Nov. 4 whether to approve county borrowing
Capitol Ideas:  Cartwright touts Pa. values over D.C. ‘noise’ in new ad

North by Northwest
Sun Gazette:  Debate touches on flood insurance, health care
Sun Gazette: No-tax-increase budget to be on display in Tioga County to Dec. 9
Centre Daily Times:  Rep. Glenn Thompson stands by record, seeks 4th term in Congress

Opinion
Daily News: DN Editorial: Justice Done
Mercury: EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes are bad bet for kids
Daily Times: Editorial: Plenty of races to grab your fancy on Election Day
Times Tribune: Cartwright needs another term
Pocono Record: Troiano will represent entire district
Pocono Record: Scavello has been advocate for ed funding
Pocono Record: Aurand is obvious choice for women
Tribune Democrat: So many lies against Tom Corbett
Tribune Democrat: Time for Tom Corbett to retire
Tribune Democrat: McClelland someone new for district
Post-Gazette:  Climate change will be costlier than Ebola
Tribune Review:  The Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program: Promises & more promises
Tribune Review: Disorder in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court: Seamus McCaffery retires
Patriot News:  Fear might win elections, but governing is another matter entirely: Cynthia Tucker
Daily News: Surprise! Some in Lebanon GOP still hate Russ Diamond
Eagle:  Editorial: Stack shouldn’t hold two elected offices simultaneously

Blogs
Commonwealth Foundation: AP Story Errs on Wolf Spending Plan
Keystone Politics: Gerry Lenfest Won’t Let the Philly Inquirer Make the Most Obvious Endorsement in Pennsylvania History
Citizens Call: Expert Contradicts Adcock Charge on Boyle’s Excess Campaign Contribution

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  1. HAS THE CORBETT/BRABENDER FRAUDULENT CAMPAIGN HURT THE PA ECONOMY? CORBETT’S RUN WAS NEVER ABOUT WINNING. THE MAIN PURPOSE OF THIS CAMPAIGN WAS TO EXTEND THE POLITICAL NECROPHILIA SOIREE JUST A LITTLE BIT LONGER. HOW MANY MILLIONS COULD HAVE BEEN SPENT ON PRODUCTIVE CENTERS OF OUR PA ECONOMY?

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