9/10 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6The disciplinary board lays out their case against Kane, McGinty comes out in favor of the Iran deal and EMILY’s List throws its support behind Naughton. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

PA-8: Naughton Endorsed by EMILY’s List: The Democratic congressional candidate earns the backing of the influential political group.

Harper Poll: Pittsburgh is Pennsylvanians’ Favorite City: Harper finds out PA’s most beloved university, celebrity and athlete.

Disciplinary Counsel: Kane Damaging Integrity, Reputation of PA: A look at the board’s complaint seeking the suspension of the AG’s law license.

PA-Sen: McGinty Announces Support of Iranian Nuclear Deal: The Democratic Senate candidate is backing President Obama’s plan.

PA-Sen: Toomey Talks Iran in Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO): Sen. Toomey explains why he plans to vote against the Iran nuclear deal, and encourages the public to urge others to do the same.

Harper Poll: Pennsylvanians Actually Enjoy Their Jobs: Outdoor workers in the state have the least trouble waking up for work.

Statewide
State House Sound Bites: High court to hear arguments over executions moratorium
PA Independent: PA lawmakers dancing around school funding issues
PLS Reporter: Did porngate email spotlight lead to new open records requirement?

Philadelphia
Daily News: Former Traffic Court judge slapped with federal tax case
Inquirer: Bailey, GOP mayoral candidate, weighs in on porngate
Inquirer: Coming soon to Philly: Gender-neutral bathrooms required by law?
Inquirer: Archdiocese: School parents must sign ‘Catholic identity’ pledge
KYW Newsradio: Pa. Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Governor’s Attempt to Fire Open Records Chief
KYW Newsradio: Six Philadelphia Correctional Officers Indicted For Providing Inmates with Drugs and Phones

SEPA
Delco Daily Times: Delco calls out National Guard; will use 280 troops for pope weekend
Delco Daily Times: Clerk who denied gay-marriage licenses goes back to work
Delco Daily Times: Justice Dept. pressing for changes to computer crime law
Daily Local News: New shields at courthouse

Pittsburgh
WESA: Industrial Ports Are Evolving And Growing As Waterfront Redevelopment Opens Rivers To The Public
WESA: Two Largest Land Banks In Pennsylvania Have Been Slow Getting Off The Ground
Pittsburgh Business Times: Mid-sized businesses urge Congress to block Obamacare’s expansion of small group market
Tribune Review: Kane’s criminal lawyer decries leaks about ethics complaint against her
Post-Gazette: First-generation college students face hurdles, stigmas
Post-Gazette: Interior secretary Jewell, other officials to attend Flight 93 memorial visitor center dedication
Post-Gazette: State Supreme Court hears appeal on firing of open records office head
Post-Gazette: Pennsylvania education groups push for more school funding

Southwest
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Despite lack of funds, Somerset Head Start opens classes
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Portage council, fire department at odds over county convention
Beaver County Times: Toomey kicks off re-election bid

NEPA
Times Leader: Northeast Land Bank Authority considers three new voting members
Times-Tribune: Gas firm threatens to sue Scranton over its new pave-cut rules, fees
Times-Tribune: National union leader calls for settlement for Scranton teachers
Times-Tribune: Scranton expects to miss budget target for local services tax
News Item: Teachers back on picket line; negotiation session tentative for Thursday
Standard Speaker: No vote: Councilman says police expansion referendum will not be on ballot

South Central
Patriot-News: Kathleen Kane supporters organize rally at the Capitol
Patriot-News: Wolf v. Arneson: Pa. Supreme Court to decide governor’s firing authority
Patriot-News: Leaks from AG Kathleen Kane case ‘designed to poison the jury pool,’ attorney says
Patriot-News: New LED streetlights expected soon in Harrisburg
Carlisle Sentinel: A closer look at how Cumberland County budgets for the future
Carlisle Sentinel: AG adds Camp Hill location to Golden Living lawsuit

Lehigh Valley
Morning Call: Industrial history museum and Lehigh to end tussle over $5.5 million trust, official
says
Morning Call: Pennsylvania budget stalemate drags on
Morning Call: Bethlehem police add to the ranks; promote within police and fire departments
Morning Call: Flight 93 visitor center tells ‘incredible story of heroism’
Reading Eagle: East Penn Manufacturing founder DeLight Breidegam dies
Reading Eagle: County, state officials seek solutions to increased West Reading traffic problems

North by Northwest
Sun-Gazette: High school project to begin next week in Montoursville
Sun-Gazette: $1.625M United Way campaign begins
Sun-Gazette: Some city landlords reneging on paying business privilege tax
Erie Times: Erie School Board approves $30 million line of credit as state budget impasse continues
Erie Times: City solicitor: Mayor has power to put strays contract in place

Opinion
Philly.com: Pat Toomey: Reject deal that makes world less safe
Inquirer: Few votes for the cash
Daily News: DN Editorial: Unjustifiable
Delco Daily Times: Other Times: Sept. 9, 2015
Times Leader: Brace for rising flood risk along Susquehanna River
Times-Tribune: Calculate city’s cost for ‘free’ site
Citizens’ Voice: Refugee crisis should be a call to action
Pocono Record: Support all transgendering individuals
Post-Gazette: Privacy protection: It’s another area where Pennsylvania lags
Patriot-News: Papenfuse has a three-pronged plan to make the state of the city even better
Morning Call: GOP lacks statesmen

Blogs
Citified: The GOP Mayoral Nominee Didn’t Vote in Three of the Last Six Elections
Keystone Crossroads: Two largest land banks in Pennsylvania have been slow getting off the ground
Keystone Crossroads: 3 proposals from the Harrisburg State of the City address
Commonwealth Foundation: Corporate Welfare’s Hazards

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