11/4 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6Happy Election Day, politicos! President Obama visits Philadelphia, Gov. Christie comes to Bucks and Scavello is very concerned about his yard signs. Good morning politicos and don’t forget to vote!

PA-Gov: President Obama Stumps for Wolf: The President called on all those assembled to make sure they got everyone they knew to vote.

SD-40: Scavello Pursues Aurand Backer Accused of Stealing Campaign Signs: A close race got even more heated with accusations of stolen campaign signs and a vehicular chase.

PA-Gov: Christie Campaigns for Corbett in Bucks: The New Jersey Governor visited one of the state’s “collar” counties in support for his neighboring brethren.

Statewide
StateImpactPA: Three new gas-fired power plants planned for Pennsylvania
PA Independent: Money from afar fueling state Senate race crucial for party control
PA Independent:  PA teacher unions use dues for blatant Democratic political advertising
State House Sound Bites: Midstate Republican floats bill to penalize hazing
State House Sound Bites: Report finds cracks in PA’s election policies

Philadelphia
The Inquirer: Final sprint: Corbett says race ‘boils down to one word’
The Inquirer: Three ballot questions for Philadelphia
The Inquirer:  Council to hold hearings on PGW – at same time as state
Daily News: A guide to finding your polling place in Philly
Heard In the Hall: Leaf collection to resume in the city
WHYY Newsworks: Philly leans on volunteers for election translating, especially Asian languages
KYW Newsradio: Lobbying Group For Casinos Shows Hand On How Pa. Should ‘Innovate’ Gaming Policy

SEPA
Local News: Council Rock School Board to consider capital planning motions at its November 6 meeting
Daily Times:  Pa. grant may save open space in Darby Borough
Courier Times: Hulmeville looking at flat taxes for 2015
Courier Times: Consultant: Falls could “recapture” $2M a year with an EIT

Pittsburgh
Tribune-Review: Attorney General Kane to reveal workers’ discipline in smutty email scandal
Tribune-Review: Pennsylvania may again consider scrapping annual vehicle inspections
Tribune-Review: No tax hike in Mt. Lebanon’s $31.19 million proposed budget
Early Returns: Forecast: Wolf looks good, U.S. Senate poised for change
Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh initiative to laud teachers contrasts with national talk on educators
Business Times: Peduto administration hopes August Wilson Center’s sale to foundations can still go ahead
Business Times: Citizens providing $20M to finance Pittsburgh housing development

Southwest
Tribune Democrat: Board leaves noise ordinance undecided: Restaurant owner prosed idea in June
Tribune-Democrat: Republicans stump in Cambria County for Corbett
Times Leader: Citizens weigh in on proposed Luzerne County budget
Observer-Reporter: ‘Lukewarm’ turnout expected for election

NEPA
Times-Tribune: Two Pike County public defenders to represent Frein
Times-Tribune: Day before the election, Corbett visits Dunmore
Times-Tribune: Keystone landfill expansion facing organized opposition
Citizens Voice: Shickshinny reconsiders police protection
Citizens Voice: Lawmaker’s wife dies
Pocono Record: Police say no charges against state Rep. Scavello
Times Leader: Wilkes-Barre City Council meets in work session
Standard Speaker: Still All-American: Hazleton evolving 50 years after designation

South Central
Patriot News: Corbett, Wolf call on headline names for final push before Nov. 4
Patriot News: Pa. Department of Education marked tardy on issuing 2013-14 school report cards
Patriot News: Pa. gubernatorial candidates battle voter apathy in final days of election
Patriot News: In Lancaster Wolf and Corbett mine for votes
Lebanon Daily News: Midterm elections carry high stakes for US economy
Lebanon Daily News: Election director predicts low voter turnout for Lebanon County
Lebanon Daily News: Wolf, Corbett cross state in final-day campaigning

Lehigh Valley
Reading Eagle: Pa. gubernatorial candidates use big guns to fire final campaign shots
Reading Eagle: What you need to know for Election Day
Reading Eagle: KU students will march 5 miles to polling place in protest
Reading Eagle: Obama stumps for Wolf; Christie touts Corbett
Reading Eagle: Candidate files complaint against opponent in state House race in Berks
Morning Call: Dottie Sandusky defends husband’s innocence
ExpressTimes:  Northampton County councilman calls for cutting controversial prison program
Express Times:  Allentown’s proposed budget for 2015 doesn’t include a tax increase

North by Northwest
Centre Daily Times: Party groups gather lawyers for Election Day
Centre Daily Times: PA elections at a glance
Erie-Times News: Corbett, Wolf to campaign in Erie

Opinion
Times-Tribune: Obamacare minor issue
Pocono Record: Pennsylvania gets a peek at a better way of picking judges
Newsitem: Candidate pros, cons
Tribune Review: Hold Pa. VA execs accountable for Legionnaires’ cover-up
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Future direction of our governments rides on election
Centre Daily Times: Who’s better equipped to get the job done
Express Times: Eric Frein manhunt ends with relief, expectation of justice
Reading Eagle: Editorial: Ballots will decide control of Congress, the Legislature
Morning Call: Candidates offer everything except governing agenda
Morning Call: New ideas needed to end teacher pension crisis
Patriot News:  On Tuesday, there’s one Election Day, but many elections
Lebanon Daily News: Diamond has earned a seat in PA House
Patriot News: The Ebola blame game
Patriot News: Marijuana legalization is coming, bringing tax revenue and green jobs
Patriot News:  Watch John Oliver explain why the 2014 legislative elections are so important
Daily News: The Catch-22 Of Philadelphia Politics
The Inquirer: Target Practice
Daily Local News: Freind’s election predictions: All too easy

Blogs
Pittston Politics: 120th debate between Cipriani & Kaufer
Above Average Jane: Threat to Trivedi Campaign Office

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