9/10 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6Corbett says he didn’t cut education in his latest ad, McGarrigle releases his own commercial and we ask our readers who the best campaign surrogate would be. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

PA-Gov: Corbett Contends He Didn’t Cut Education in New Ad (VIDEO): The Governor is going after the notion that he decreased school funding.

SD-26: McGarrigle Emphasizes Belief in Pennsylvania’s Workers in Latest Ad (VIDEO): In his latest commercial for State Senate, Republican candidate Tom McGarrigle focuses on maintaining the livelihoods of Pennsylvania’s refinery workers.

PA-10: Independent Troiano Announces Campaign Endorsements: The bipartisan list includes 2012 Democratic nominee Phil Scollo.

Reader Poll: Who Would Be the Best Campaign Surrogate?: We ask our readers who the most valuable advocate would be.

Reader Poll: You’ve Already Made Up Your Minds: Our readers have almost unanimously decided who to vote for.

Statewide
State House Sound Bites: Wolf unconcerned with Republican dominated state legislature
State House Sound Bites: Education funding Wolf’s greatest opportunity
State House Sound Bites: Nearly 80,000 must switch healthcare plans under Healthy PA
PA Independent: Bat extinction could cause economic decline
Capitolwire: NCAA seeks to additional challenges to the Endowment Act

Philadelphia
The Inquirer: Corbett to review Pennsylvania Core standards in elementary and secondary schools
The Inquirer: Fattah stress his good sides; urges media to be positive
Philly.com: SEPTA to post suicide prevention signs in light of recent death
The Inquirer: Philadelphia’s largest labor union agrees to new contract; 9,000 workers receive raises
Daily News: PA blind to “fracking oversights”
Philly.com: New PAC to boost scientists’ interest in politics
The Inquirer: Philly reps employ a “tough new tone” when talking about ISIS
KYW Newsradio: Philly parents sue school district over uninvestigated deficiency claims
KYW Newsradio: Corbett endorses Philly’s new natural gas fueling station

SEPA
Bucks County Courier Times: Former Central Bucks Athletic Association official pleads guilty to theft
Bucks County Courier Times: Teachers approve new contract 8-1
Pottstown Mercury: Tourism to revive Pottstown economy
Pottstown Mercury: Montco to use grant for alternative-fuel vehicles
Delco Daily Times: West Chester Area School District makes students’ state test scores least important in teacher evaluations

Pittsburgh
KDKA: Man In Wolf Ad Accused Of Appearing In Porn Speaks Out
Tribune-Review: Pittsburgh, Penguins announce deal to start Lower Hill development
Tribune-Review: Allegheny City Council rejects ‘In God We Trust’ proposal
Tribune-Review: Allegheny County Airport Authority’s bond rating remains A-minus
Pittsburgh Business Times: Buncher to get $640,000 to drop produce terminal plans
Pittsburgh Business Times: Leaking impoundment prompts DEP citation
City Paper: Will Pittsburgh’s new police chief be able to restore trust in the department?
Post-Gazette: Reducing street congestion major issue at Pittsburgh cyclist conference
Post-Gazette: Veterans get home upgrades through Rebuilding Together

Southwest
Altoona Mirror: Frankstown bridge to be razed
Altoona Mirror: Tax position bringing controversy
Beaver County Times: Airport Authority’s bond rating remains A-
Beaver County Times: Commissioners discuss drilling contract details again

NEPA
Times Leader: Times Leader Career Fair gave job seekers an opportunity to network
Times-Tribune: Cordaro seeks bail pending hearing on conviction
Times-Tribune: Moosic councilman resigns, immediately hired by borough

South Central
Lebanon Daily News: Senator Mike Folmer urged to convene investigation into Ron Tomalis
The Patriot-News: Lancaster backs medical marijuana: reports
The Patriot-News: Former city controller only applicant so far for Harrisburg’s city treasurer’s job
The Patriot-News: Critics say politics fuels Pa. Common Core study
The Patriot-News: Bob Barker appearing in commercials to push Pa. ban on pigeon shoots
The Patriot-News: Supreme Court to weigh in on Lancaster County ‘anti-union’ firing dispute

Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call: East Penn chief wants illegally dumped debris with asbestos gone
The Morning Call: Toomey child-predator bill stuck in limbo
The Morning Call: Philly officials reach deal on bill to decriminalize pot
WFMZ: Commission examines funding of Pennsylvania public schools
WFMZ: Grant to fund construction of passenger rail station in Pottstown
The Express-Times: South Whitehall Township alternative fuel station nets grant
The Express-Times: Allentown approves new parking garage near hockey arena

North by Northwest
Centre Daily Times: Advocates for victims speak out on NCAA rollback
Centre Daily Times: State college school board allows audio recordings on district buses, vehicles
Erie Times-News: Erie has spent more than $10 million on curb ramp repair mandate
WICU: Representatives, County Council Support Keeping USPS Mail Facility Open

Opinion
The Daily News: Two pluses for Corbett?
The Inquirer: Working families endorse Wolf
Daily News: Philly schools absent from “Most Dangerous” list; free lunch program a plus
Bucks County Courier Times: Crash case should go public
The Morning Call: Tougher ignition interlock law may finally be on the horizon for Pennsylvania
The Express-Times: EDITORIAL: Easing of Penn State sanctions a good step, but far from the final Sandusky chapter
The Patriot-News: Why can’t my fellow Republicans get the job done on pension reform?: Dwight D. Weidman
Post-Gazette: Penn State reprieve: Lesson learned in Sandusky scandal means penalties eased

Blogs
Lehigh Valley Ramblings: Mr. Cannibal for Wolf?
Keystone State Education Coalition: PA education round-up
2 Political Junkies: Vote failed in Allegheny County Council

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