11/2 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6A possible revolt against Kane, Mayors back Hillary and Toomey votes against the budget deal. Plus, last week’s Ups & Downs! Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

10/30 Ups & Downs: It’s nearly Halloween and Judges are already looking over their shoulder. See who made this week’s list!

Revolt in the Attorney General’s Office?: Several top officials in the AG’s office protest Kane’s recent actions.

PA City Mayors Endorse Clinton: Good news continues to flow out of the Keystone State for Hillary.

PA-Sen: Toomey Votes Against Budget Bill: The Senator’s opposition prompted criticism from his Democratic opponents.

F&M Poll: Pres. Obama’s Approval Hits 40%: President Obama’s approval rating continues its slow incline.

PA-Sen: McGinty Gains Support of Engineers Union: Katie McGinty received yet another endorsement for her Senate campaign.

Sunday Show Preview: November 1, 2015: We take a look at the Sunday morning political talk shows that will air throughout the state.

Statewide
PLSReporter: Corrections Secretary: Inmate reduction success has reduced cost to carry
StateImpactPA: Pennsylvania Supreme Court to hear more arguments on Act 13
PAIndependent: In Pennsylvania, rare bourbon available only in state-run lottery
Capitolwire: Sen. Wagner, fed up with impasse, is loaning money to a York charter school

Philadelphia
Philadelphia Business Journal: SEC finally issues crowdfunding rules, opening new way for small businesses to raise capital
Philadelphia Business Journal: Debt limit crisis over: Senate sends budget deal to Obama
WHYY Newsworks: Brady, Nutter differ on means of funding Philly bike race
Inquirer: Uncertainty bedevils horse-racing industry
Inquirer: Union head ‘Johnny Doc’ eyes the future
Inquirer: Education Plus wants to open a regular charter
Inquirer: As some races seem over already, others are up for grabs
CapitolInq: Toomey, Dems clash after he opposes budget deal

SEPA
Bucks County Courier Times: Centennial eyes lawsuit against the state over withheld funding
Pottstown Mercury: 6 candidates vie for 5 seats on Pottstown School Board
Delco Daily Times: 3 County Council seats top Delco ballot

Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette: Justices investigate all-white jury
Post-Gazette: Bad forecast for U.S. Steel
Pittsburgh Business Times: Obamacare premiums rising
City Paper: Covering the 37th District State Senate special election
City Paper: Fracking sites encroaching on schools and nursing homes

Southwest
Beaver County Times: Upcoming election preview
Beaver County Times: Grace period for unvaccinated students to decline
Beaver County Times: High stakes for Beaver County Commissioner race
Altoona Mirror: City warns building to be demolished if it is not renovated
Altoona Mirror: 2 Common Court judges up for retention on Tuesday’s ballot

NEPA
Times Leader: Declining pension for Hanover Police
Times-Tribune: New local government to be established in Tuesday’s election
Times-Tribune: Blight and forgotten property an issue for local officials
Times-Tribune: Tension rising in the wait for a budget

South Central
Lebanon Daily News: Woe spreads in Pennsylvania’s 4-month budget standoff
Lebanon Daily News: Lebanon prepares for budget hearings
Lebanon Daily News: Trump wins Lebanon GOP straw poll
Lebanon Daily News: Two running for Lebanon County Recorder of Deeds
York Daily Record: 2015 election: Voters’ guide for York County contested races
York Daily Record: Pa. politicians might ditch ritzy New York gala
Harrisburg Patriot News: Wolf administration affirms willingness to let the horses race for now
Harrisburg Patriot News: Medicaid expansion could create ‘second largest city’ in Pa.
Harrisburg Patriot News: Pa. chopped down biggest Obamacare price increases
Harrisburg Patriot News: Dauphin County challenger says he’s seen as ‘enemy at the gate’: 3 takeaways from candidates forum
Harrisburg Patriot News: Tentative Hampden Township budgets keep real estate taxes steady, lower sewer rates
Carlisle Sentinel: Mount Holly council holds line on 2016 budget, debates details
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Get to know the candidates for state Supreme Court
York Dispatch: York Bar poll: 3 judges should be retained

Lehigh Valley
WFMZ: Democrats hope to claim all 3 open seats on state’s highest court
WFMZ: Voters pick among eight candidates for Lehigh Co. Board of Commissioners
Morning Call: Two seek Northampton County judge seat citing experience, resume
Express Times: Mayor commends cops on ‘restraint’ as more arrests made in Allentown melee
Reading Eagle: The final push
Capitol Ideas: Dems criticize Toomey for opposing budget deal

North by Northwest
Erie Times-News: Crawford County voters to elect commissioners
Erie Times-News: Erie judge nominees blanket county
Erie Times-News: Millcreek study commission candidates state their case
Erie Times-News: Erie Mayor Sinnott supports Clinton for president
Erie Times-News: Sestak supports increasing minimum wage
Centre Daily Times: Ryan: No comprehensive immigration overhaul with Obama
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Casey, Wolf, to lead rallies for Dem high court candidates
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Wolf signs bill letting people over 74 opt out of jury duty

Opinion
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Our choices for state Supreme Court in Tuesday’s election
Lebanon Daily News: Obama has exposed, sabotaged political liberalism
Lebanon Daily News: Looking forward to voters actually voting
Inquirer: Mayoral material
Inquirer: Op-Ed: GOP chasing pipe dream with Ben Carson candidacy
Daily News: Vote! It’s time to shake up City Council
Reading Eagle: Editorial: Make your voice heard by voting in important local races
Bucks County Courier Times: Voting gives one the right to moan and groan
Bucks County Courier Times: The Kane Scrutiny
Pottstown Mercury: Signs of progress on critical rules for drones
Pottstown Mercury: Send a message to officials with your vote
Williamsport Sun Gazette: When it comes to voting, it’s clearly a no-excuses election
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Tehran proves again and again it can’t be trusted with deal
Delco Daily Times: Can’t take it anymore? Vote!
Delco Daily Times: Money talks in Pa. Supreme Court race
Post-Gazette: First things first: Put 2016 on hold; there’s an election Tuesday
Post-Gazette: Money wasters: Stubborn state officials make the Pa. deficit worse
Tribune-Review: Election 2015: Trib Total Media recommends these candidates on Tuesday
Tribune-Review: Teacher contracts: Sunlight, please

Blogs
Lu-Lac Political Letter: 2015 Election Preview
Above Average Jane: Montco DA Debate (Sort Of)
Keystone Crossroads: Gridlocked: Homeless shelter clients could be on the street
Citified: The No-Bullshit Philadelphia Election Guide
Citified: The Three Philadelphia Ballot Questions Voters Will See Tuesday, in Plain English
Citified: 6 Reasons Why Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Supreme Court Election Is Absolutely Crucial

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