11/6 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6Kane testifies, McGinty wins the backing of the UFCW and Shuster passes his highway bill. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

Kane Ordered to Testify About Leak Allegation: The Attorney General will be back in the courtroom tomorrow.

PA-16: DePasquale, Other Dems Endorse Hartman: The Democratic congressional candidate unveiled a list of Democratic supporters.

PA-Sen: McGinty Wins UFCW Endorsement: The Senate candidate is being backed by the Local 1776 of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.

PA-9: Shuster’s Highway Bill Passes the House: The Transportation Committee Chairman oversaw the multi-year legislation through the House of Representatives.

Statewide
StateImpactPA: Philadelphia “energy hub” proponents plan to counter rural pipeline opposition
StateImpactPA: U.S. Postal Service subpoenas Chesapeake Energy over royalty payments
PLSReporter: Industry complaints abound in ongoing process to update Pennsylvania’s oil and gas regulations
PLSReporter: Governor signs bill removing labor dispute crime exemptions
Capitolwire: Kane tells Sandusky judge she has no knowledge of grand jury leaks from OAG, former grand jury judge
Capitolwire: Wolf signs labor intimidation bill, dealing a blow to organized labor

Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio: Alum Gear UP For Rally To Pressure Gov. Wolf To Save Cheyney
KYW Newsradio: As Harrisburg Budget Battle Continues, Montgomery County Announces It Will No Longer Front Money To Human Services Agencies
Philadelphia Business Journal: Report rips wages paid by Pa. nursing homes
WHYY Newsworks: Philly protesters want ‘sides’ to dress up ‘turkey’ of deal with Comcast
WHYY Newsworks: Pa. considers revising vaccination requirements
Inquirer: Chip Fattah convicted on fraud charges
Heard in the Hall: Nutter rips city commissioner he supported for office
Big Tent: Jeb! raising cash Thursday night in Philly
Philly.com: U-Turn: Go away Mayor Nutter

SEPA
Delco Daily Times: 2 Colwyn council members, mayor resign seats
Bucks County Courier Times: Bucks commissioners recount wouldn’t be quick, cheap or easy
Bucks County Courier Times: Fitzpatrick urges ban on Essure permanent birth control device
Daily Local News: School performance scores all over the map
Pottstown Mercury: Human service providers lose funding in Montgomery County

Pittsburgh
Tribune Review: Stricter vaccine requirements in PA schools
Tribune Review: New headquarters out of the picture for U.S. Steel
Tribune Review: Large donors won the Democrats the Supreme Court race
Tribune Review: Plum teacher testifies in court
Post-Gazette: New Labor dispute laws

Southwest
Beaver County Times: Beaver County prepares for surge of retirees
Beaver County Times: New sewage billing system in Harmony Township
Observer-Reporter: Southpointe hosts electric panel discussion
Observer-Reporter: Experts say shale will strengthen economy

NEPA
Times Leader: Sewer Authority appointments shut down in Wilkes-Barre
Times Leader: Testimony in double homicide case
Times-Tribune: Scranton schools forced to borrow $14.3 million
Times-Tribune: Most NEPA schools will not meet expectations this year

South Central
Lebanon Daily News: Sparks fly at Lebanon County commissioners meeting
Lebanon Daily News: Absentee vote tally changes results of West Cornwall race
York Daily Record: AG Kathleen Kane ordered to court hearing
Carlisle Sentinel: Cumberland County budget to go on display
Harrisburg Patriot News: What does John Fetterman stand for? A conversation with the unconventional Senate candidate
Harrisburg Patriot News: Federal regulators find ‘major issues’ in DEP review
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Bill would allow tax incentives for volunteer firefighters, EMS
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Democratic congressional candidate Christina Hartman announces endorsements
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warning
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Proposal would strengthen Pennsylvania school immunization requirements
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Sturla, Cutler share optimism for state budget compromise

Lehigh Valley
Morning Call: Kathleen Kane tells Jerry Sandusky judge she never meant to suggest anybody leaked in that case
Morning Call: Lehigh Valley chamber wants to break down barriers
Morning Call: Pennsylvania to seek stronger child immunization regulations
Morning Call: Council backs retail caps at Martin Tower
Morning Call: Allentown Council ponders earned income tax hike
Reading Eagle: Analysis: Berks County commissioners face challenges ahead
Reading Eagle: Pottstown borough council weighs options to deal with deficit
WFMZ: Allentown has legal right to raise earned income tax
WFMZ: Bethlehem mayor to present 2016 city budget Friday

North by Northwest
Onward State: UPUA passes four simple pieces of legislation with ease
Erie Times-News: Millcreek voters approve new faces in township politics
Erie Times-News: After long wait, Mead wins second judgeship
Erie Times-News: County Council delays vote on $30 million credit line
Erie Times-News: Sestak supports paid family leave for new parents
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Write-in votes may decide outcome of Tioga County commissioner race
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Federal, state legislators plan day of collaboration
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Clean power talks
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Senate panel summons price-hiking executive
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Loyalsock Township grad Larry Lessig ends presidential run

Opinion
Reading Eagle: Editorial: Mayor-elect must be able to work with others in City Hall
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Can election results translate to proper action on promises?
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Optimism on state budget welcome, but mighty late
Inquirer: Wages earned but not paid
Delco Daily Times: Some things in Delaware County don’t change
Post-Gazette: Favorite son: Duquesne has a proven leader in Gormley
Tribune Review: Silence of the whistle-blowers

Blogs
Keystone Crossroads: Scranton schools latest to borrow to keep going despite state budget impasse
Commonwealth Foundation: Corporate Welfare and Cronyism in Bethlehem

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