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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 11/30 Edition

Sen. Casey has a short mention in the WikiLeaks cables, Tom Corbett is headed to DC tomorrow to meet with the incoming Speaker of the House and Gov. Rendell says strengthening the gun control laws in Pa. is ‘a lost cause’. In addition, controversy is brewing about the cars state judges drive, more lawmakers are rejecting their pay raise, and how much does it cost to protect Mayor Ravenstahl? Good Tuesday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

Today’s Headlines

Early Returns: Sen. Casey mentioned in WikiLeaks Docs

Fox Philadelphia: Arlen Specter on WikiLeaks Document Dump

The Hill: Tom Corbett, GOP governors to meet with John Boehner on Wednesday

CBS Pittsburgh: Dan Onorato has ‘no regrets’

AP: December may bring much shorter jobless benefits

Times-News: Congressman-Elect Kelly plans to decline government-paid health coverage

Post-Gazette: Rendell says he almost vetoed pension bill

Patriot-News: Gov. Ed Rendell says he might have signed Castle Doctrine if gun ownership loophole had been closed

Inquirer: Rendell calls bid to curb guns in Pennsylvania ‘a lost cause’

ICYMI…Post-Gazette: At wine kiosk, show ID, face camera, swipe card and blow

AP: Pa. judges get luxury cars from state

Intelligencer: Corbett to review car allowances to judges

Commonwealth Confidential: DePasquale to introduce bill to end COLAs

Patriot-News: More Pennsylvania Lawmakers reject pay raise

Inquirer: Pa., N.J. legislators blast loss of charter aid

Fox Philadelphia: Pa. town raising property taxes 17.5%

CBS Pittsburgh: KDKA Investigation: The Cost of Protecting the Mayor

Heard in City Hall: Philly gets bad rap in right-wing magazine

PhillyClout: Mayor Nutter to serve on U.S. Dept. of Energy Advisory Committee

PhillyClout: Nutter and other mayors meet with HUD Secretary

Today’s Opinions

Times-Tribune: Three vetoes could stick

Inquirer: Eagles move to generate their own electricity at the Linc is good for everybody

  • Understanding that basic education funding should/will be first, what should be the next highest priority for the General Assembly?

    • Raising The Minimum Wage (25%)
    • Legalizing Adult-Use Marijuana (24%)
    • None of the above. Something Else. (20%)
    • Economic Development (14%)
    • Higher Education (8%)
    • Public Transportation (8%)
    • Workforce Opportunities and Innovation (2%)

    Total Voters: 51

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