9/23 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6Kane will now release emails, Fetterman premieres his first campaign video and Hillary and Trump lead the presidential fields in PA. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

Kane Now Says She’ll Release Pornographic Emails: The AG’s spokesman is indicating that Kane will release the emails after all.

PA-Sen: Fetterman Releases First Campaign Ad (VIDEO): Braddock Mayor John Fetterman unveiled his announcement video, touting the candidate’s biography and experience.

Harper Poll: Hillary, Trump Lead Presidential Primaries: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are still the 2016 presidential front-runners in the Keystone State.

PA-8: Santarsiero Calls on Kane to Resign: The State Rep. and congressional candidate believes the AG should step down for the good of the commonwealth.

Peduto Proposes $517.5M Budget for Pittsburgh: The Mayor’s plans include no real estate tax hike.

Reader Poll: Do You Approve of the Supreme Court Suspending Kane’s License?: We ask our readers how they feel about the latest turn in the AG’s saga.

Reader Poll: Pawlowski Won’t Serve Out Term: Our readers don’t believe Ed Pawlowski will still be Mayor in 2017.

Dems Name 2016 Convention Press Secretary: Lee Whack will serve as spokesman for the event, which will take place next summer in Philly.

Statewide
State House Sound Bites: Kane Says Show-And-Tell Isn’t Over
State House Sound Bites: Bill Would Mandate Hospitals Keep Caregivers In The Loop
StateImpactPA: Halliburton agrees to pay $18M in back pay for overtime
StateImpactPA: DEP hears differing views on EPA climate plan
PAIndependent: Police union rallies behind bill granting anonymity when force used
PAIndependent: No more cookies for you! Wolf’s gift ban foils sweet-toothed Pennsylvania employees
Capitolwire: Kane’s call for release of more porn emails creating questions within OAG
PLSReporter: Reed: Republicans likely to change governor’s liquor, pension proposals

Philadelphia
WHYY Newsworks: Labor, trial lawyers help Dems raise cash in high court race
KYW Newsradio: Childcare Concerns Arise As Schools Close For Papal Visit
Philadelphia Business Journal: Aetna, Anthem CEOs try to sell health insurance merger to Senate
Inquirer: Fattah gets favorable ruling in advance of trial
Inquirer: Chester Upland back to bargaining with charters
The Big Tent: Phila. Dem convention 2016 gets spokesman

SEPA
Pottstown Mercury: Now that it’s here, World Meeting of Families director Crilley Farrell can finally breath
Pottstown Mercury: Montgomery County commissioners vow to end veteran homelessness
Daily Local News: ‘It’s game time in Philadelphia’ as World Meeting of Families celebrate opening
Montgomery News: Hatboro councilman not charged in shooting of alleged robber
Bucks County Courier Times: Bristol Township teachers union member pack school board meeting

Pittsburgh
Tribune Review: Charter schools facing decreased funding
Tribune Review: Mayor Peduto proposes $9.7 million increase in budget
Tribune Review: Brentwood Borough School District considers 2010 Series Bond
Post-Gazette: Peduto’s budget imposes return of rental registration fee
Post-Gazette: Council delays on historic designation ruling

Southwest
Beaver County Times: Shell files for $80 site in Potter Township
Observer Reporter: Greene County board members reappointed following resignation
Altoona Mirror: Jury deliberates on Somerset County priest’s case
Altoona Mirror: Natural gas enrollment at all-time low
The Tribune-Democrat: 90 days given to Aspen CEO to prove financing by Johnstown Redevelopment Authority

NEPA
Times Leader: Wilkes-Barre double homicide case yet to reach verdict
Times Leader: Wilkes-Barre and Luzerne County disagree over Coal St. extension
Times-Tribune: PSU commits scholarship in dead trooper’s honor
Citizens Voice: Longest teacher union strike in state history continues in Old Forge

South Central
Lebanon Daily News: Block grant hearing to precede Thursday’s Lebanon City Council workshop
York Daily Record: AG’s office: York County Commissioner Chris Reilly cleared of any charges
York Daily Record: USA TODAY GOP Power Rankings, Week 4: Fiorina is queen of the hill
Patriot News: Medical marijuana supporters protest ‘stalling’
Patriot News: It’s not all about a late budget at the Pa. Capitol these days
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Republican Bush says multiculturalism wrong for US
Lancaster Intelligencer Era: Unpleasant experience: Simulation helps prepare people to work with refugees
York Dispatch: ‘Stop the Violence’ rally planned in York City

Lehigh Valley
Reading Eagle: Five years in, what is Obamacare’s impact on the workforce?
Reading Eagle: State lawmakers react to suspension of Kathleen Kane’s law license
Reading Eagle: Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortes wants more election reforms
WFMZ: Senate Dems block GOP abortion bill
WFMZ: Pennsylvania House session lasts minutes, no roll call taken
Express Times: New finance director appointed in Easton
Capitol Ideas: Are business health care group dropping Aetna

North by Northwest
Erie Times-News: State lawmakers say state ready to help Erie district with funding
Erie Times-News: Millcreek supervisors agree on new date for closing on water deal
Centre Daily Times: Centre County commissioners back extending tax program for local company
Centre Daily Times: State Dept. urged to press FDA to curb mercury dental fillings

Opinion
Reading Eagle: Letter: Toomey taking us backward
Express Times: Members of Congress should treat constituents as they would the pope | Letter
Lancaster Intelligencer/Era: Time for Wolf to make a serious concession
York Daily Record: Auterson, Woods & Conover: Budget impasse taking a toll on York County agencies
Beaver County Times: Papal visit relevant for all residents
Bucks County Courier Times: No question now: Kane must go
Philly.com: Get the facts straight about historic week
Post-Gazette: Kane must quit: If not a lawyer, she shouldn’t be attorney general
Tribune Review: Fantasy hypocrisy: What’s the problem?

Blogs
PA Budget & Policy Center: The State of Working Pennsylvania
Citified: Op-Ed: 3 Huge Problems With Philly Mag’s Take on Charter Schools
Citified: Philly Is The 4th Most Segregated Big City In The Country
Citified: Philly Tops All Cities In Sending Juveniles To Prison For Life
Citified: Is it possible to create a neighborhood from scratch?

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