11/21 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6We present are 2014 edition of 30 under 30, Williams officially enters the Philly mayoral race and Lazarus will run for PA Supreme Court. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

Pennsylvania’s 2014 Rising Stars: 30 Under 30: Here they are, Pennsylvania’s top politicos under age 30. These are the men and women who will be running the show in a few years – if they aren’t already.

Williams Officially Enters Philly Mayoral Race: The State Senator joins the increasingly crowded race for Mayor of Philadelphia.

Lazarus Announces Bid for PA Supreme Court Seat: Judge Anne E. Lazarus formally declared today her candidacy for a seat on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

PA-15: Dent to Serve as Chairman of Military and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee: Rep. Charlie Dent was tapped today to serve as the new Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee.

Statewide
Capitolwire: Are the Wolf team’s claims of ‘fiscal crisis’ an attempt at lowering expectations or prudent communications of concern?
Capitolwire: PA Turnpike ‘pay-to-play’ case ends with no trial
State Impact PA: Casey tells Obama administration: climate plan an unfair burden on Pa.
PLS Reporter: House Judiciary Committee explores staffing levels at state correctional facilities
PLS Reporter: Reforming charters is no easy task

Philadelphia
Daily News: Has time run out on PGW deal?
Daily News: Critics slam cost, impact of standardized tests
Inquirer: Wolf extends an early olive branch
Inquirer: School chief: China wants to invest in Chester-Upland
Inquirer: Phila. City Council focusing on jobs for veteran
WHYY Newsworks: Changes in Pa. pension fund management could save millions, auditor general says
WHYY Newsworks: Philly mapping out stations for bike-sharing program [photos]
WHYY Newsworks: A legislative micro-session in Pa. would be legal, but tough
WHYY Newsworks: Williams for Mayor? Show us something
WHYY Newsworks: York schools poised for state’s first district-wide charterization
City Paper: Will the GOP stop Wolf and hold Philly back?
City Paper: Philly bans ‘jerktech’ parking-spot auction apps

SEPA
Courier Times: Advocates: More homeless told to leave Bristol Twp. camps
Courier Times: Turnpike workers volunteer to help Buffalo residents
Courier Times: Report: New Hope firm is PA’s fastest-growing tech company
Local News: Supreme Court of Pennsylvania upholds limitation on damages in Zauflik vs. Pennsbury case
Daily Local: Economy improving, forecasters tell chamber members
Daily Local: West Chester adopts preliminary budget without a tax increase

Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette:  Education task force to become Pittsburgh commission
Post-Gazette:  Sen. Bob Casey: Obama climate plan unfair to Pennsylvania
Tribune Review:  State court to review Sandusky emails under seal
Tribune Review: Attorney general Kane reverses claim about child porn in emails
Tribune Review:  Former Pittsburgh mayoral candidate paroled
Tribune Review: CMU scientist receives top tech honor from White House
Tribune Review: Top donors to hash out union contracts with Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Wolf
Tribune Review: Health care, gas drilling industries await Gov.-elect Wolf’s footprint

Southwest
Beaver County Times:  Beaver County Salary Board approves $3,500 increase for director
Observer-Reporter:  Bomb threats continue at J-M
Altoona Mirror: AG office: No child porn in employees’ emails

NEPA
Pocono Record: Pa. attorney general undecided on prosecuting porn emails
Citizens’ Voice: Morelli harassment charge could be dropped
Citizens’ Voice:  Acquitted state trooper files civil suit
Times Tribune: No child porn found
Times Leader: Luzerne County judges pick new leader

South Central
Patriot News: Tom Wolf: ‘This entire mess . . . makes people distrustful and feel bad about the government’
Patriot News: Health care gold mines: outpatient centers rack up big profits in Harrisburg area and all over Pa.
Patriot News: Legislators got raises: how about you?
Dispatch: Rusk: Charter schools won’t cure York City
Daily Record: Public hearing set for Penn Township, Hanover joint plan
Daily News: Council appears to side with Lebanon mayor on tax hike

Lehigh Valley
Express Times: Northampton County district attorney stands by Easton Area grand jury investigation
Express Times: Allentown School District cuts graduation project requirement
Eagle: Reading school board votes to fire Purcell, again
Morning Call: Northampton County to offer mental health court

North by Northwest
Campaign 14’: Bus tour urges Clinton presidential bid
Centre Daily Times: Judge strikes down Pepper Hamilton privilege argument in Paterno suit
Sun Gazette: School board agrees to use grant writers for stadium

Opinion
Inquirer: State secrets
Courier Times: Another casino for Pennsylvania
Daily Times: Editorial: Delco loses big in Pa. casino wars
Patriot News: Highway funding fix should be Congress’ top 2015 priority: Nick Ivanoff and Robert Latham
Patriot News: On immigration, Congress didn’t act, so Obama did. Good for him: Editorial
Eagle: Editorial: Lights out, at least for now
Citizens’ Voice:  GOP leaders should hold legislation
Times Leader:  Our Opinion: Latest shooting reminds us Wilkes-Barre is in crisis mode
Observer-Reporter:  Senator’s message falls short
Observer-Reporter: New vets boss sends message
Post-Gazette:  A job for Congress: Obama executive orders can’t reform immigration
Post-Gazette: Keep Healthy PA: Then convert to a Medicaid expansion under Wolf
Post-Gazette: Health care relationships shouldn’t end like this

Blogs
Commonwealth Foundation: Pennsylvania’s New Punxsutawney Phil
Citizens Call: Cheltenham Takes First Step as Momentum Builds for Repeal of Local Gun Laws
Keystone Politics: No Child Pornos, Turns Out
Keystone Politics: Lame Duck Corbett Trying to Sabotage Real Medicaid Expansion

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