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11/20 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6Abraham jumps into the Philly Mayoral race, Kane talks to CNN about the email scandal and we provide a breakdown of the PA congressional delegation’s vote on the Keystone Pipeline. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

Abraham Officially Jumps into Crowded Mayoral Race: The former 18-year District Attorney announced her candidacy for Philadelphia Mayor today.

Kathleen Kane Tells CNN Pornographic Emails Included Pictures of Children: Kane did not mention who sent the emails, but called them “deplorable”.

Breakdown of PA Delegation Vote on Keystone Pipeline: Check out how the members of Congress from Pennsylvania voted on the Keystone Pipeline.

Rendell Hosts Networking Event for Trujillo: Former Pennsylvania Governor and Philadelphia mayor Ed Rendell will host a networking event for mayoral hopeful and former City Solicitor, Ken Trujillo.

PA-15: Charlie Dent to Lead House Ethics Committee: Congressman Dent has served on the committee since 2009.

Statewide
PA Independent: Teacher files complaint against unions over political letter
State Impact PA: Sunoco Logistics moves ahead on plans for natural gas liquids hub near Phila.
State House Sound Bites: End-of-life debate picks up, but tall opposition in PA
State House Sound Bites: Advocates eye bank settlement money to fight blight
PLS Reporter: PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch on Act 89, Part III
PLS Reporter: Who’s on deck to be Supreme Court Chief Justice?
PLS Reporter: A Closer Look: Joint State Government Commission with Glenn Pasewicz

Philadelphia
Inquirer: Kane’s office: No child porn among e-mails
Inquirer: It’s official: Abraham and Williams join race for mayor
Inquirer: 16 congressmen blast NCAA over Penn State ‘bluff’
Inquirer: Pa. cyber charters given poor grades by researchers
WHYY Newsworks: As Philly’s opt-out movement grows, Council holds hearing on standardized tests
WHYY Newsworks: Philly mayoral field gets a makeover
WHYY Newsworks: Free parking at Philly airport — for travelers who don’t mind sharing their cars
WHYY Newsworks: Required reading from Pennsylvania’s top urban thinkers and doers
WHYY Newsworks: No joy in South Philly about new casino neighbor
KYW: City Council Hearing Looks Into Pros And Cons Of Standardized Testing

SEPA
Mercury: Phoenixville budget carries no tax increase, no funding for 29th police officer
Courier Times: Illegal immigration rising in Pennsylvania, study finds
Courier Times: No tax increase expected in 2015 Falls budget

Pittsburgh
Early Returns: Peduto travels deep in the heart of Texas
Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh officials consider free parking days for holiday shoppers
Post-Gazette: Pennsylvania DEP to fine Sunoco for releasing drilling clay into creek
Post-Gazette: ‘No’ on Keystone pipeline — but GOP vows replay
Post-Gazette:  Pennsylvania attorney general says graphic emails had children, violence
Tribune Review:  Former Consol official pleads guilty to fraud
Tribune Review: City Council votes to hire consultant for $1.6 million Uptown transit study
Tribune Review: Health care, gas drilling industries await Gov.-elect Wolf’s footprint

Southwest
Altoona Mirror: Blair commissioners comfortable with budget
Observer-Reporter: Flu, not Ebola, cause for concern
Observer-Reporter: Bomb threats continue at J&M
Beaver County Times:  Philadelphia casino decision viewed as ‘encouraging’ for Lawrence County project
Beaver County Times:  No tax change in preliminary Coraopolis budget; no summer paving either

NEPA
Pocono Record: NBC scraps Bill Cosby TV project amid assault allegations
Pocono Record Porn emails had kids
Pocono Record  Republicans: Keystone pipeline down, but not out
Times Leader: Pa. checks potential duplicate voter registrations
Times Leader: Morelli harassment case could be dismissed if both parties

South Central
Dispatch: Live coverage: York City school board considers charter proposal
Dispatch: York City residents: Don’t cut police, but don’t raise taxes
Sentinel: Carlisle seeks rate adjustments, no tax increase for 2015
Patriot News: No child pornography in emails circulated among state employees: Attorney General’s office
Patriot News: York police chief calls mayor’s proposed budget cuts ‘apocalyptic’
Intelligencer/Era: Pipeline opponents urge Conestoga officials to enact anti-pipeline law
Daily Record: Developer wants to acquire Citizens Bank building and Pullman apartments

Lehigh Valley
Morning Call: Dent, other Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to release all Penn State emails
Eagle: Reading selected to receive $1 million grant from U.S. Department of Labor
Express Times: Northampton County’s 2015 budget could nearly wipe out fund balance
Express Times: Pen Argyl Area School District possible choice for Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program

North by Northwest
Centre Daily Times: Congressmen take on NCAA, seek all emails; Thompson part of delegation urging all Penn State sanctions be dropped
Centre Daily Times: Panelists address immigration raid conducted in State College
Sun Gazette: 220 improvement discussions continue

Opinion
Daily News: DN Editorial: Game-ing the system: We wonder, with the new casino license as with fracking: Who profits?
Philly.com: Philadelphia, the innovator
Inquirer
Dispatch: OP-ED: York County Prison Board puts criminals ahead of victims
Sentinel:Our View: Buyout may not be best for county
Patriot News: In our country, corruption starts at the top and spreads far: PennLive letters
Morning Call: GOP victories show voters are not stupid
Post-Gazette: Post-Ferguson: Is Pittsburgh’s police chief overreacting?
Altoona Mirror: New vets boss sends message
Observer-Reporter: The message from Kane’s accident: Buckle Up
Beaver County Times: Aliquippa needs motivation, not money
Times Leader: Our Opinion: Offer your input on Wilkes-Barre school buildings as member of task force
Times Leader: Supporters of school property tax elimination should take heart and attend event
Pocono Record: Bill Cosby scandal

Blogs
Commonwealth Foundation: Why We Need Paycheck Protection Now
Pennsylvania Progress: The Republican Wave That Isn’t

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