8/1 PoliticsPA Playbook

PA-state-flag6We recap Hillary’s DNC speech as well present the addresses from Tom Wolf and Katie McGinty. Plus, last week’s Ups & Downs! Good morning politicos, here’s the Playbook!

7/29 Ups & Downs: An arrest, a poll and an a-hole. See who made this week’s list!

Dispatch from Day 4: Hillary’s Moment: The Democratic nominee made her case to the American people.

PA-Sen: McGinty Makes Her Case at the DNC (VIDEO): The candidate praised Clinton and went after Toomey in the biggest speech of her life.

PA-Gov: Wolf Addresses DNC During Primetime (VIDEO): The second-year governor contrasted his business experience with Trump’s.

Sunday Show Preview: July 31, 2016: We take a look at the Sunday morning political talk shows that will air throughout the state.

Statewide
Capitolwire: New tax credit hopes to incentivize use of waste coal
Pennsylvania Watchdog: Political hangover: Conventions are over, bill goes to taxpayers
State House Sound Bites: Clinton rallies in Pa., and like Trump, courts working class

Philadelphia
Inquirer: Why Clinton and Trump are both targeting Pa.
Inquirer: How did Philly look to DNC visitors” ‘I could live there’
Inquirer: With stops to highlight jobs and manufacturing, Clinton/Kaine campaign buses across Pennsylvania
Inquirer: Clinton secures Mark Cuban’s endorsement in Pittsburgh
WHYY Newsworks: Amid federal investigation, Pa. pension systems to be audited
WHYY Newsworks: Philly leaders proud of city response to convention, protests

SEPA
Bucks County Courier Times: Montgomery County judge: No email defense for Kane
Pottstown Mercury: Hillary Clinton visits business in Hatfield
Delco Daily Times: Cost of smokes up $1 a pack, to 10th highest tax in U.S.
Delco Daily Times: Mayor Kenney: DNC showcased Philadelphians as fun and friendly

Pittsburgh
WTAE: Bill Clinton and Tim Kaine: Trump lacks empathy for Khans
WTAE: Smokers, retailers burn as Pennsylvania cigarette tax rises
Tribune-Review: Pine-Richland rejects temporary measures regarding transgender restroom use
Tribune-Review: Ligonier Township supervisors to mull retreat for veterans, families
Post Gazette: Retired Pittsburgh judge joins Biden in calling for action on stalled Supreme Court nomination
KDKA: New Poll Shows Clinton Leading Trump In Pa. By 9 Points
KDKA: Democratic Candidates Clinton-Kaine Campaign Bus Tour Making Stop In Pittsburgh

Southwest
Observer Reporter: How is the money moved in Monessen?
Beaver Times: First seven months of 2016 in Beaver County government filled with tough decisions by commissioners
Tribune-Democrat: Protesters call Clinton ‘bad choice for president,’ praise Trump outside Johnstown event (WITH VIDEO)
Tribune-Democrat: New state tax hike hits smokers, vapers

NEPA
Times Leader: Chamber holds Christmas in July to aid small businesses
Times Tribune: Dunmore mayor recalled officers from DUI checkpoint
Pocono Record: ‘Agritainment’ saves the family farm in Pa.
Standard Speaker: blight fight ordinance would levy 200 fee on owners of vacant buildings
Standard Speaker: Residents, police unite against crime, violence at community event
Standard Speaker: PA Overtime Costs Reach $250 Million

South Central
Patriot News: Upper Allen Township police encourage residents to turn on porch lights, meet police, for National Night Out
Patriot News: Organic farmer tries to grow wholesome food while protecting the environment
Patriot News: Harrisburg crowd reacts after Hillary Clinton rally: ‘It was worth waiting hours in the heat’
Carlisle Sentinel: CV defends hosting Trump rally
Carlisle Sentinel: Newville borough officials reinstate police officer
York Dispatch: Royal Square ponders artist housing
Lebanon Daily News: Lebanon County Democrats urge Democrats to vote
Lebanon Daily News: Palmyra school board questioned over Title IX

Lehigh Valley
Morning Call: Longtime Nazareth principal to retire
Reading Eagle: Would school district consolidation work today?
Reading Eagle: Hospitals in Berks County region get first star quality ratings from feds
Express Times: Minsi Lake pegged for $3M dam rehabilitation project

North by Northwest
Centre Daily Times: Community key to fighting opioid addiction in Centre County
Erie Times: GE Transportation urges union vote in Erie
Erie Times: New housing complex improves lives of Erie military veterans

Opinion
Patriot News: Here’s an easy, non-invasive way to test a Trump supporter
Lancaster Era: Lessons in transparency learned from Manheim Township school board
Morning Call: What Pa. can do to make it easier for people to vote
Sun-Gazette: Casinos unimpressed with prospect of $1 million licenses
Daily Local News: American democracy as alive and well in Philadelphia
Inquirer: Clinton-Trump contest pits insider vs. outsider

Blogs
Lehigh Valley Ramblings: The Best Convention Speech
Lehigh Valley Ramblings: New Car Seat Law Takes Effect August 2
Lehigh Valley Ramblings: Should Lehigh Valley Start DePaving Roads?
The Lu-Lac Political Letter: Luzerne County GOP names new chair; The challenge after Bernie and Trump; Voter ID laws overturned
Commonwealth Foundation: Why Dori is Fighting Back Against Government Overreach

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