9/30 Morning Buzz

PA-state-flag6Wolf unveils his latest web video, Chief Justice Castille addresses the AG’s pornographic email scandal and a video confrontation in the Gov race. Good morning politicos, here’s the Buzz!

PA-Gov: Corbett Staffer and Fresh Start Tracker Get in Confrontation (VIDEO): Yet another chapter in the ancient saga of campaigns versus cameras.

Castille Fires Warning at Judges Snared in Pornography Scandal: The Chief Justice of Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court threatened punishment for judges involved in the exchange of emails containing pornographic material.

PA-Gov: Wolf Unveils Latest Ad (VIDEO): Tom Wolf’s newest video targets Corbett’s promise to make PA the “number one” state for job creation.

PA-Gov: Corbett Most Vulnerable of GOP’s 2010 Blue State Class: National news outlets examine Gov. Corbett’s odds for re-election.

State House Sound Bites:  Top judge warns of more fallout from porn emails
State House Sound Bites: Courts given orders to clear civil case backlogs
State House Sound Bites: Health insurance coming for 600k, but without one program
State House Sound Bites: The problem with life-saving, highly specialized drugs
PLSReporter: Keeping up with the neighbors – Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio
PLSReporter: A look back with state Rep. Todd Rock (R-Franklin)

Inquirer: VIDEO: Tollefson pleads guilty to $317,000 fraud
Inquirer: VIDEO: Survival expert: Frein’s challenge is to both survive and evade
Inquirer: Ragged carpet, ringing phones: The life unglamorous in City Hall’s ‘secret VIP call center’
Philly.com: Change is in the air
Inquirer: Dems, unions, others rally for hiking minimum wage
Inquirer: Settlement proposed in same-sex marriage case
Inquirer: Chancellor of Pa. state schools targets graduation rates
Inquirer: Kane agrees to deals with vendors in Pa. Turnpike probe
Inquirer: Phila receives $1 million in youth crime prevention grants
WHYY Newsworks: Pennsylvania’s coal industry faces uncertain future
WHYY Newsworks: Act 47 changes near the finish line in Pa
WHYY Newsworks: Outside group airs misleading aid in Pa.’s 6th Congressional District race
Phillynow.com: Philly taking the lead over Harrisburg on hate crimes

Delco Daily Times: Pa Chief Justice warns of more fallout from porn emails
Delco Daily Times:  Ex-hero cop leaves jail in Philly after rape charges dropped
Delco Daily Times: $100 million bid to save Taj Mahal
Delco Daily Times: Former FBI agent Tom Locke gives stirring 9/11 Chapel speech at Episcopal Academy
Daily Local News: Lawyer: Ex-candidate Walker faces criminal probe
Daily Local News:  Pa. State Police want residents to think before posting to social media

WTAE: Councilman fights to shut down South Side bar after weekend shooting
WTAE: Project to revitalize Smithfield Street corridor will include hotel, residential, offices, parking
KDKA: EXCLUSIVE: AG Kane On Releasing Names Of Accused In Porn Scandal
Pittsburgh Business Times: Aquion Energy raises $24.6M
Pittsburgh Business Times: U.S. Bank announces $15.7M in funding support for Henry W. Oliver building
Pittsburgh Business Times: Uber CEO tells U.S. mayors he’s not waiting for regulators to catch up
Post-Gazette: Allegheny Regional District’s preliminary budget is largest ever
Post-Gazette: Pitt gets federal funds to build regional public health training center

Johnstown Tribune Democrat: DEP investigating Northern Cambria heating oil leak, improper draining
Altoona Mirror: Bedford County DA: Voice of group left out of desecration case
Observer-Reporter: Deputy district attorney suspended after judge finds he withheld evidence
Observer-Reporter: Meeting on paratransit reveals shortcomings, pluses
Beaver County Times: Trombetta tries to quash evidence, seeks closed hearing

Citizens Voice: LCCC will get $1.8M in training grants
The Times Leader: Wilkes-Barre Township Mayor Carl Kuren speaks out on fire company, thefts
Standard Speaker: New president for boroughs assoc.
Pocono Record: Congressional candidate Dave Moylan campaigns on greater use of coal
Pocono Record: Suit against Stroudsburg School Board members dropped

South Central
Lebanon Daily News: Pa. ambush suspect Frein’s story opened wider by sister, more sources
Daily Record: Saylor pushing bill to address delayed license suspensions
York Dispatch: Pa courts given orders to clear civil case backlogs
York Dispatch: York County officials praise Good Samaritan bill for drug overdoses
Patriot-News: Groups push for raising Pa.’s $7.25 an hour minimum wage
Patriot-News: Harrisburg new city treasurer is Timothy East
Patriot-News: State agrees to pay ex-inmate $25,000 to settle jackhammer injury suit
Patriot-News: Slight repercussions of Chicago airport fire still impacting HIA

Lehigh Valley
Morning Call: Eric Frein search seems to intensify
Reading Eagle: Crashes up on section of turnpike that begins in Berks since speed limit raised
Express-Times: Bethlehem seeking opinions on new $500,000 directional sign project
Express-Times: NCC gets $10 million grant to train workers for jobs that pay middle class wages
Express-Times: Bethlehem Area School Board holding hearing on charter school expansion

North by Northwest
Centre Daily Times: Head of Pennsylvania Business Council offers talk on politics, policy
Sun Gazette: Area state senators OK medical marijuana
Erie Times News: Domitrovich to stay on bench during ethnics case

Daily News: Pornsylvania, where politics is hard-core
Daily News: Editorial: Nicotine patch
Daily News:  Castille: Porn-viewing judges must “pay the piper”
Courier Times: Congress adds to its shame
Delco Daily Times: Editorial: Why Pa. continues to lag behind on health issues
Daily Record: Wolf must lead on York city school reform (YDR opinion)
York Dispatch: EDITORIAL: Organize to take back York streets
Post-Gazette: The UPMC-Highmark health care situation is disgraceful
Post-Gazette: Sen. Pat Toomey has worked hard to create jobs and help families
Post-Gazette: Beware a government that invokes the power of God

Pennsylvania Progressive: The Politics of Animal Cruelty
Above Average Jane: Harry Shearer Brings Nixon to Philly
Commonwealth Foundation: AUDIO: Is There Really a Public Pension Crisis?

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