6/5 PoliticsPA Playbook

Trump cancels on the Philadelphia Eagles, a new poll shows Congressman Mike Kelly might have a tough road ahead to November and we’ve got an introduction from the incoming PoliticsPA interim managing editor. Good morning, politicos, here’s the Playbook:

Trump Uninvites the Eagles from the White House
President Donald Trump abruptly called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles Monday evening, citing an ongoing dispute among several NFL players over national anthem protests.

PPP Poll: Mike Kelly under 50 percent threshold for re-election
New data from Public Policy Polling suggests Congressman Mike Kelly (R-Butler) may not have the support needed to be considered safe in his bid for re-election.

Former Deputy Editor Returns
A familiar face returns to PoliticsPA.

 

Statewide

Capitolwire: Sen. Gene Yaw resolution designates June 3-9, 2018 as “Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania
Capitolwire: Rep. Perry Warren: Warren announces PUC hearing in Newtown on proposed PECO rate increase.
Capitolwire: PA Dems file ethics complaint against Congressman Barletta

Philadelphia

Inquirer: Philly DA Larry Krasner seeking to develop comprehensive list of tainted cops

WHYY: On heels of Pa. congressional map changes, U.S. Supreme Court to rule on gerrymandering

SEPA

Reading Eagle: Reading protest part of nationwide Day of Action against new immigration policies

Reading Eagle: State Sen. Judy Schwank to host roundtable with Berks farmers

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Business Times: Beaver County Chamber launches leadership program

Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh police officer resigns amid discrimination lawsuit

Post-Gazette: Darlene Harris has a primary opponent for 2019, and he’s a member of the Democratic Socialists of America

Southwest

Altoona Mirror: Producers must report prevented planting and failed acres

Beaver County Times: Trump’s emergency order might not be enough to save nuclear plant

Beaver County Times: Toomey co-sponsors bill to suspend tariffs on Canadian newsprint

NEPA

Times Leader: Auditor General report shows more must be done to protect at-risk children

Times Tribune: Our annual tax analysis: Who pays the most?

Standard-Speaker: Barletta proposes new school safety measures

South Central

Central Penn Business Journal: Lancaster energy company facing a fraud investigation

York Daily Record: Opioid deaths up in York County

Patriot News: Bills to take on food insecurity, food waste in schools

Lehigh Valley

Morning Call: Former PennDOT official charged with taking bribes

Morning Call: Former Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski seeks delay of sentencing on corruption convictions

North by Northwest

Centre Daily Times: ‘Total disregard for her obligations.’ What Centre County’s former DA could face and why

Erie Times-News: Bike, foot patrols returning to Erie

WJET: Congress hopes to pass bill to allow voting in general elections to occur on weekends

Opinion

Inquirer: Prematurely closing nuclear plants in Pa. is risky move

Morning Call: Sen. Scott Wagner’s resignation to run for Pennsylvania governor should be the norm

Delco Times: Being on time not good enough this time for Pa. budget

One Response

  1. Really too bad it all worked out this way. The Eagles deserve to be honored at the White House for their achievement winning the Super Bowl but it’s understandable many did not want to go. Press reports it was down to 7 to 10 players attending. Sad that team can’t have their big day at the White House.

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