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.

PoliticsPA Reports

Post-Gazette: Former state treasurer Barbara Hafer sued over changes to late husband’s finances

Today’s Headlines

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

Today’s Opinions

John Baer: “Common Ground” is missing from lawmakers’ lists

Times-News: NRA backs Democrats?

Times-Tribune: Lots of hot air but no gas tax

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