7/2 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6Wolf vetoes the budget, we get reactions from around the commonwealth and Kane finds herself in another staff controversy. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

PA-BGT: Wolf Vetoes Budget: The Governor rejected the GOP’s budget legislation, pushing the state past the deadline.

Kane Supporter Gets Promotion, Raise: An employee who publicly defended the Attorney General has also seen her stock rise in the office.

PA-BGT: Statewide Reaction to Wolf’s Budget Veto: We collected the various statements issued by officials throughout the Commonwealth after the vetoing of the budget.

Statewide
State House Sound Bites: Back to the drawing board
State House Sound Bites: Wolf vetoes entire GOP budget: “The math doesn’t work”
State House Sound Bites: With no Pa. budget in place, what now?
Capitolwire: Wolf, legislative leaders ready to work to reach agreements on budget, pensions, liquor
Capitolwire: Legislature passes Education Code bill, Wolf vetoes it
PLSReporter: Budget negotiators find new resolve, but remain far apart
PLSReporter: “We understand that we have to reconcile our ideas,” Gov. Wolf after latest budget meeting with GOP

Philadelphia
Philadelphia Business Journal: Electrical, fire hazards at Phila. schools persist: City Controller
Philadelphia Business Journal: NAACP to discuss church attacks in at 106th convention in Phila.
Philadelphia Business Journal: Talking SBA, Export-Import Bank and Obamacare with House Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot
KYW Newsradio: After Pa. Budget Vote, Gov. Wolf Upbeat After Meeting With Legislative Leaders
KYW Newsradio: Rendell Thinks Trump Is Serious Contender For Republican Nomination
Philadelphia Weekly: Why this Fourth of July at Independence Hall is an extra big deal in the wake of marriage equality and ongoing racial struggle
Inquirer: Pa. budget talks to resume next week
Inquirer: Philly420: Pa. medical marijuana becomes political circus
Heard in the Hall: Enough smokers for school funding

SEPA
Daily Local News: Legal action filed against chain of nursing homes including Phoenix location
Bucks County Courier Times: Langhorne financial adviser accused of stealing $3 million in Ponzi scheme
Bucks County Courier Times: New Pa. law clarifies background check requirements
Pottstown Mercury: Pottstown teachers union blasts district for admin raises while teachers have zero

Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette: Pennsylvania AG’s office files suit against nursing home chain
Post-Gazette: Could new rule mean overtime for more salaried workers?
Post-Gazette: Kraft shareholders clear way for merger with Heinz
Post-Gazette: Former UPMC supervisor arraigned on fraud charges
Post-Gazette: Chevron to continue sponsoring STEM program at Carnegie Science Center
Tribune-Review: Three seek to serve four-year term in seat of deceased Allegheny County council member
Tribune-Review: As much as $27K missing from Ambridge Water Authority, police say

Southwest
Beaver County Times: It’s (not) a twister: Big Beaver witnesses column of moisture
Beaver County Times: Beaver County senators weigh in on budget, controversial issues
Beaver County Times: Blackhawk School District 2015-16 budget supported by 2.5 percent property tax hike
Tribune-Democrat: ‘A perfect fit’: Downtown Johnstown law office moving to Southmont Borough
Tribune-Democrat: VisionCorps Somerset shifting services to Pittsburgh location

NEPA
Times-Leader: In Focus: Native son Lou Barletta returns to Hazleton to talk about threats at home
Times-Leader: Pennsylvania labor secretary brings ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour to Wilkes-Barre
Times-Leader: Former Exeter fire treasurer asks judge to reconsider, stay theft sentence
Times-Tribune: Governor’s task force calls for stricter rules on pensions
Times-Tribune: Local unemployment drops slightly

South Central
York Dispatch: Mark Derr named new York County administrator
York Daily Record: “Death to Islam” signs at West York bar draw attention
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: PPL, Transco resolve dispute over safe placement of gas pipeline in southern Lancaster County
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: With regulatory approval, Hershey Med acquires St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Patriot News: Harrisburg mayor returns Revolutionary War ship, draws comparison between Benedict Arnold and former Mayor Reed
Patriot News: Dauphin County Court officials issue alert about phone, email scams
Carlisle Sentinel: AG announces legal action against Golden Living nursing homes

Lehigh Valley
Express Times: State Sen. Lisa Boscola wants to hear from residents
Express Times: Judge won’t release video of fatal, police-involved shooting
WFMZ: Northampton residents oppose plant emitting more lead
Morning Call: Lehigh County introduces 911 text messaging
Morning Call: NorCo Council eyes control over table games revenue

North by Northwest
Erie Times-News: Erie School District wins federal appeal
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Commissioners approve purchase of radios
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Yaw-backed bill would ignite fireworks sales
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Empowering good
Centre Daily Times: Penns Valley approves final budget with 3.7 percent tax increase
Centre Daily Times: Parks Miller attorney opposes Centre County response to ruling on judicial Right-to-Know requests

Opinion
Times-Tribune: GOP budget posturing
Post-Gazette: Welcome mat: Peduto rolls out a smart strategy on immigrants
Tribune-Review: Social Security’s mess
Inquirer: Christie should resign to run for president
Bucks County Courier Times: For our lawmakers: no budget, no pay
Pottstown Mercury: Pa. fireworks laws are a bust
Erie Times-News: Expanded global trade helps Erie
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Treatment court provides path to lawyer certification
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Release names of police officers involved in May 19 fatal shooting
Reading Eagle: Heinous act may inch us closer to a colorblind society

Blogs
Commonwealth Foundation: Wolf Plays Politics of the Past with Budget Vote
Keystone Crossroads: Pittsburgh welcomes option of possible pension handover to state agency
Keystone Politics: Republicans Not Backing Off on Undoing Environmental Policy Through the Fiscal Code
Citizens’ Call: Bid to Postpone Keystone Test Graduation Requirement Could Slip Through State Budget Chaos
Citified: PA Bosses Are Stealing Up to $32 Million a Week From Their Workers
Citified: Philly’s Tax Lien Sale Sucked*

3 Responses

  1. Did we expect anything less from “Comrade” Wolf? NO!
    To our courageous GOP legislators I say this: Hold the line! Do not let “Der Comrade” get his way! Just say NO!

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