8/18 PoliticsPA Playbook
Reactions to Kathleen Kane’s Resignation: Elected officials and candidates respond to the AG’s decision to step down.
Philly NOW: Williams Should Prosecute Alleged Sexual Assault: The DA’s office had announced it would not pursue charges over the alleged incident.
Trump to Launch First TV Ads in PA: The commercials will hit the airwaves on Friday.
PA-8: Paul Ryan to Campaign for Fitzpatrick: The Speaker of the House is coming to the 8th Congressional District.
PA-Sen: Toomey Turns Against TPP: Senator Toomey denounces the trade deal in a new op-ed.
Clinton Holds Rally And Voter Registration Event In Philly: Hillary Clinton is back campaigning in Philadelphia, asking voters to register and supporters to volunteer.
PLS Reporter: Women in Pennsylvania Government: Rep. Mary Jo Daley (D-Montgomery)
PLS Reporter: Pittsburgh Profiles: Meet Pittsburgh City Controller Michael Lamb
State House Sound Bites: AG’s office looks to move past Kane
State House Sound Bites: Bill aims to curtail PA gerrymandering
StateImpactPA: Air pollutants from Pa. oil and gas sites continue to rise
Inquirer: Gifts to Seth Williams create conflicts for DA
Inquirer: Will highway project bring prosperity for Norristown?
WHYY Newsworks: Injury-causing ‘pole stumps’ represent costly stumbling block for Philadelphia
WHYY Newsworks: Activists push Philly police for hearings on body-camera policy
KYW Newsradio: The Death Of Jewelers’ Row? Residents React To City’s Approval Of Luxury Apartments
KYW Newsradio: Delco School District Under Fire Following Upper Darby Superintendent’s Departure
Business Journal: PHL Airport buying 20 acres
Business Journal: New business improvement district proposed for South 9th Street
Pottstown Mercury: Limerick explores sale of sewage facilities to fund $22M in capital projects
Bucks County Courier Times: Interim principal appointed to Neshaminy’s new Tawanka Elementary School
Montgomery Media: Local connection helps US field hockey team make history
Bucks Local News: Newsweek ranks nine public high schools in Bucks and Montgomery counties among Top 500 in U.S.
Tribune Review: Trump to begin buying ads in swing states
Tribune Review: Pa.’s new attorney general declined to charge Bill Cosby in 2005
Post-Gazette: Pennsylvania’s Senate race is most expensive in U.S.
Post-Gazette: Governor likely to appoint acting AG after Kane resigns
Pittsburgh Business Journals: Independent bar, restaurant owners upset over new liquor license fees
Pittsburgh Business Journals: 5 things to know about Trump’s new campaign manager
WESA: AG’s Office Looks To Move Past Kane
WESA: Toomey, In Fight For Political Life, Abandons TPP Trade Deal
Beaver County Times: Ambridge Area school board cuts Performing Arts Academy
Altoona Mirror: Ag Progress under way
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: AG’s office will not appeal order granting new trial for convicted murderer
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Trump turns to conservative flame-thrower as campaign CEO
Times Leader: Federal court filing challenges reactivation of Avoca environmental lawsuit
Times Leader: ‘Hillary for Pennsylvania’ opens 10 new coordinated offices across state
Times Leader: Wilkes-Barre’s budget balance shrinks in July
Times-Tribune: Kane faces probation to years in prison
Times-Tribune: Aetna quits Pennsylvania Obamacare
Patriot News: Lou Barletta went to national security meeting with Trump: Here’s what happened
Patriot News: York County Democrats recommend candidate for open 95th state House District seat
Patriot News: Does Kathleen Kane’s exit change the race to succeed her in the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office?
Lancaster Intelligencer: New Pennsylvania AG was prosecutor who didn’t charge Cosby
Morning Call: Proposed lost/stolen gun law tabled indefinitely by Allentown Council
Morning Call: Castor takes attorney general oath; Kane: ‘I have no regrets’
Morning Call: Pat Toomey announces opposition to TPP trade deal
Morning Call: Kathleen Kane says last day as attorney general is bittersweet
Express Times: Group sues over cross in Lehigh County seal, flag
Express Times: City council is excited about this West Bethlehem project
Express Times: What’s new Pa. attorney general’s College Hill connection?
North by Northwest
Erie Times-News: Citizens address Erie City Council again about police conduct
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Council committee questions deputy chief position, learns that Foresman out 3 weeks for health reason
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Residents express concern about waste-to-energy business proposal
Williamsport Sun Gazette: Mayor issues statement about domestic issues
Inquirer: Who needs a DA that’s a hypocrite?
Daily News: Kane’s gone, but other scandals are on the horizon
Morning Call: Kathleen Kane joins long list of convicted Pa. politicians
Patriot News: Stating on Megan’s Law registry for life not appropriate for all sex offenders
Post-Gazette: The Kane shame: The state AG’s crimes deserve serious punishment
Post-Gazette: Palestinians at the polls: A round of local elections could build credibility
Post-Gazette: Vile history: The memorial to lynching victims is necessary
Lehigh Valley Ramblings: Bethlehem Officials Take Reservoir Break-In Seriously
Commonwealth Foundation: Understanding Your School District’s Labor Contract
Keystone State Education Coalition: Can Policymakers Fix What Ails Online Charter Schools?
Keystone Crossroads: For states, there may be good reason to stop cities from going bankrupt
Citified: This Portrait of Seth Williams Is a Superb Symbol of Philly’s Self-Important Pols