11/14 PoliticsPA Playbook

pa-state-flag6Otto Voit gets no coattails while Toomey doesn’t need them and two PA Congressmen make Trump’s transition team. Plus, last week’s Ups & Downs! Good morning politicos, here’s the Playbook!

11/11 Ups & Downs: Triumph, heartbreak and super-majorities. See who made this week’s list!

The Strange Saga of Otto Voit: The Treasurer nominee was the biggest Trump supporter and he lost.

Barletta, Marino Named to Trump Transition Team: The two Pennsylvania Congressman were among the sixteen additions.

Sunday Show Preview: November 13, 2016: We take a look at the Sunday morning political talk shows that will air throughout the state.

Statewide
StateImpactPA: Trump victory casts a shadow on global climate talks in Morocco
StateImpactPA: Sunoco delays Mariner East 2 pipeline, citing permit issues
StateImpactPA: Philly climate activists criticize plans for oil terminal
WITF: Trump realigned Pennsylvania voting patterns in victory
WITF: “Centers for Excellence” soon ready to open
WITF: Drought still a concern for half the state
Smart Talk: Questions about health insurance as open enrollment begins

Philadelphia
Inquirer: From Hatboro to the White House, a 108-year-old soldier’s whirlwind week
Inquirer: Officials use teargas and robot to end 8-hour Bucks County standoff
Inquirer: Under improved truancy law, Pa. parents still face jail and even higher fines
WHYY Newsworks: Philly DA institutes new policy for investigating police-involved shootings
WHYY Newsworks: Toomey and Trump could differ on trade
WHYY Newsworks: Former attorney general Kane hires new attorney for appeals

SEPA
Pottstown Mercury: Phoenixville board debates fixing private road
Pottstown Mercury: Upper Pottsgrove budget cuts costs, calls for no tax hike
Pottstown Mercury: Wolf faces bigger GOP majority in Legislature (AP)
Bucks County Courier-Times: Protesters march in Philadelphia to protest Trump election
Bucks County Courier-Times: Council Rock community invited to discuss vandalism, harassment incidents with superintendent

Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette: Campuses ponder impact of election on international enrollment
Post-Gazette: For those guilty of certain misdemeanors, today is ’Expungement Day’
Post-Gazette: Pa. Supreme Court’s jail conversation ruling negates rape case recordings
Post-Gazette: Former attorney general Kane hires new attorney for appeals
Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh City Council to decide zoning rules for medical marijuana industries
Pittsburgh Business Times: PPG acquires remaining shares of Italian joint venture
Pittsburgh Business Times: Highmark CEO paid $3.7 million in 2015

Southwest
Beaver County Times: What effect will Trump’s win have on studying Pittsburgh air pollution?
Beaver County Times: Affordable Care Act: How might it change during a Trump presidency?
Beaver County Times: The future of breast cancer treatment being studied in Pittsburgh
Tribune-Democrat: Roof, interior work continue at Johnstown Train Station
Tribune-Democrat: Deep in coal country, they saw Donald Trump as their only hope

NEPA
Times Leader: Luzerne County collecting payments from incorrect homestead tax break recipients
Times Leader: Repairs needed in early stages, Pennsylvania congressmen say
Times-Tribune: Democratic lawmakers ‘deep minority’ in Pennsylvania
Times-Tribune: Still rolling: Casino celebrates its first decade
Times-Tribune: Scranton residents sue sewer authority over belated easements

South Central
Patriot-News: With this election season over it is time to look at who is running in 2018
Patriot-News: Peaceful protests occur in Harrisburg over Trump
York Dispatch: Now, that Trump won the Presidency how will he transition into the role?
York Dispatch: Ten positive things that came from the entire Trump election

Lehigh Valley
Morning Call: Trump advisors back off of campaign pledges including Obamacare and the wall
Morning Call: Clinton blames FBI Director Comey’s letter that caused her to lose election
Morning Call: Trump picks his chief of staff  
Reading Eagle: Looking ahead on what is next for Donald Trump and Congress
Reading Eagle: Cooperation from voters is critical right now

North by Northwest
Erie Times-News: Kellyanne Conway says it is up to Clinton and Obama to calm the anti-Trump protesters
Erie Times-News: Two Erie events held in response to Trump
Centre Daily Times: Thousands protests nationwide against Trump election

Opinion
Inquirer: Trump also should change his mind about killing Obamacare
Bucks County Courier-Times: Fourth Estate might be more important than ever now
Patriot-News: ‘Denounce the hate, Mr. Trump’ – Editorial advice to the President-elect
Patriot-News: Philly to remain sanctuary city for now, Mayor says
Post-Gazette: The coffee generation: Why America’s millennials are so wide awake
Post-Gazette: Our fetid swamp: State ballot question on judges shows the worst
Post-Gazette: When schools misbehave: In disputes over disabilities, let parents sue

Blogs
Keystone Crossroads: People continue to protests in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia after Trump election
LuLac Political Letter: 13 Questions
Keystone State Education Coalition: Pence accomplished Trump’s goal for education: charters and vouchers

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