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.
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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