5/31 PoliticsPA Playbook
5/27 Ups & Downs: Six-packs, emails and convicts. See who made this week’s list!
BREAKING: Kane Loses Yet Another Spokesman: Chuck Ardo just couldn’t take it anymore.
PA-2: Sen. Casey Takes the Stand Against Fattah: The Senator offered some brief testimony on Fattah’s attempts to help a lobbyist friend.
PA-Sen: Chuck Todd Analyzes Toomey’s Trump Conundrum (VIDEO): The Meet the Press host took a look at PA’s Senate contest.
PA-Sen: Toomey Cites Rendell in Attack Ad on McGinty (VIDEO): The former Governor is trying to retract his earlier praise of the Senator.
PA-BGT: Closing the Education Funding Gap: The state is set to adopt a new education funding formula to shrink the disparities between PA’s wealthiest and poorest schools.
Cook Political Report Keeps PA at “Leans Democratic”: Despite Trump’s surge, the prognosticator is keeping Pennsylvania in the blue column for now.
Sunday Show Preview: May 29, 2016: We take a look at the Sunday morning political talk shows that will air throughout the state.
PA Watchdog: Pennsylvania set for school funding overhaul
WITF: Smart Talk: The recovery of rust belt cities; Roots
WITF: Losses, rising health care costs drive higher 2017 premium requests
WITF: Dauphin County says outside judge will handle Penn State case
Inquirer: Hotline opens as more raids on immigrant families expected
Inquirer: Why few bills become law in Harrisburg
Inquirer: Kane aide cancels Porngate news conference
WHYY Newsworks: Pa. medical marijuana program expected to be up and running — by 2018
WHYY Newsworks: Aboard Camden landmark, 39 South Jerseyans become U.S. citizens
WHYY Newsworks: Dozens of Pa. school districts face tougher time borrowing after budget impasse
KYW: Local LBGT Law Enforcement Group Rejects Honor In Gay Community, Just Weeks Before Philly Pride Parade
KYW: Tumult Continues In Pa Attorney General’s Office
Daily Local News: Phoenixville board OKs $87.3M budget, 1 percent tax hike
Daily Local News: West Goshen Receives PA Growing Greener Grant
Montgomery Media: East Falls Community Council supports Ridge Flats development proposal
Delco Times: Beer Wars: The fight over where you buy it in Pennsylvania
Bucks County Courier Times: Pennsylvania AG’s office: Report on emails isn’t ready yet
WTAE: Allegheny County gives district grant to fix roads where students died
City Paper: Is Uber’s search for driverless-car testers just
KDKA: Pittsburgh Observes Memorial Day With Annual Parade
Business Journal: Settlement in UPMC mold case
Post-Gazette: Resume of new Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent contains discrepancies but turning things around is his hallmark
Post-Gazette: Liberty Center up for sale for the 2nd time in 3 years
Tribune Review: Riverlife ramping up green projects in Pittsburgh
Tribune Review: State steps in to assist Penn Hills School District
Tribune Review: Pittsburgh police union leader: Another grievance possible over Beyoncé
Observer-Reporter: Central Greene plans tax increase, budget cuts
Observer-Reporter: Cecil residents warn of costly fights with turnpike commission
Altoona Mirror: Firms sue to end tax, get refund
Altoona Mirror: Altoona Water Authority union objects to staff change
Tribune-Democrat: Workers find asbestos in basement of Westmont Hilltop High School
Tribune-Democrat: ‘It smells like something died in my shower’: Patton residents steamed over water woes
Times Leader: Ned Evans tells W-B Area students he’ll propose different cuts, save programs
Times Leader: Saturday’s high temperature breaks 108-year-old record
Times Tribune: Carbondale residents sued by drug treatment center seek sanctions
Citizens Voice: Keystone landfill zoning fight over expansion plan heading to court
Wayne Independent: Cooperage gets solar panels
Standard Speaker: Shen authority hears complaint on permit denial
Pocono Record: Stroudsburg Mini-Thon helps raise over $80,350 for kids’ cancer research
Patriot News: Kathleen Kane to release preliminary findings from ‘Porngate’ inquiry
Patriot News: York County school superintendent suspended in wake of assault charge
Patriot News: Kathleen Kane’s spokesman plans to quit: ‘I could no longer in good conscience do the job’
Carlisle Sentinel: Pennsylvania AG’s office: Report on emails isn’t ready yet
Carlisle Sentinel: Beer: The fight over where you buy it in Pennsylvania
Lancaster Online: After criticism, commissioners OK new process for picking engineer
Lancaster Online: Pennsylvania bill would ease rules for nurse practitioners
Morning Call: Kathleen Kane’s news conference on porn emails canceled
Morning Call: Buyer beware: New state law allows riskier investment options for local governments
Reading Eagle: Gov. Tom Wolf, Senate Democrats forging different plans for fighting opioid abuse
Express Times: Striking Verizon workers to return to work Wednesday
North by Northwest
Centre Daily Times: Penn State health professional looking to implement infectious disease plan in Centre Region
Centre Daily Times: As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Draining the fund
Patriot News: By allowing beer sales at gas stations, Pa. just cracked the can on a bunch of problems
Patriot News: Lobbyists spent nearly $2m on each legislator last year, report
Patriot News: Addressing pension reform is key in state’s long-term fiscal stability
Reading Eagle: Foolish Rendell remark another blow to civil discourse
Bucks Local News: Governor Wolf’s proposed 2016-17 budget aims to close Pennsylvania’s 160 brick-and-mortar charter schools
Post-Gazette: Efficient and fair: Let the Fish and Game commissions set their rates
Post-Gazette: How to spot Voldemorts: Freedom of foul speech is protected, too
Post-Gazette: Retirement blues: The great gap in Americans’ post-work lives
Inquirer: DUI ignition-lock law will save lives
Inquirer: Anxious wait in immigration case
Keystone Crossroads: Views on ‘equity’ clash in new Pa. school funding formula
Keystone Crossroads: Dozens of Pa. school districts face tougher time borrowing after udget impasse
Keystone Crossroads: After police-involved shootings, DOJ teams with Chest cops to improvve community relations
2 Political Junkies: Jack Kelly’s Back!
2 Political Junkies: A Trump/Gingrich Ticket? Really?