PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 10/13 Edition
The State Troopers are backing Toomey, some say the Democrats are pulling ad money out of the Dahlkemper/Kelly race, and we are getting nowhere on a shale tax. Good Wednesday morning and welcome to the Buzz.
On the trail
Pat Toomey, Lt. Gov. candidate Jim Crawley and Mike Fitzpatrick will be having a rally in Wrightstown. Toomey will also be giving a speech about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in Philadelphia.
Dan Onorato will be receiving an endorsement from a public education advocacy group in Norristown.
Sen. Casey will receive an award from the Pa. Breast Cancer Coalition in Harrisburg
Former Sen. Santorum will be giving a speech to a pro-life group in Harrisburg.
Post-Gazette: Former state treasurer Barbara Hafer sued over changes to late husband’s finances
Commonwealth Confidential: Watchdog group slams Corbett over Hershey golf club deal
Early Returns: State troopers back Toomey
NY Times: Democrats pulling some money out of Dahlkemper race (h/t Early Returns)
Early Returns” Dahlkemper: NYT wrong
The Hill: Poll: Meehan and Lentz in dead heat
Inquirer: Gerlach and Trivedi stress economy in second debate
Early Returns: Doyle banks PAC funds
Capitol Ideas: Prospects for agreement on Shale tax seem dimmer
Fox Philadelphia: SCOTUS to settle local terrorism case
Inquirer: State Sen. Tartaglione leaves wheelchair to walk on Senate floor
Patriot-News: Turnpike panel takes a new hit in lawsuit
Post-Gazette: Rendell opposes Allegheny Energy merger with Ohio utility
John Baer: “Common Ground” is missing from lawmakers’ lists
Times-News: NRA backs Democrats?
Times-Tribune: Lots of hot air but no gas tax