PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 8/30 Edition
Sen. Casey is in the Philly burbs to help campaign for congressional candidates, former State Rep. Mike Veon is seeing things from a different perspective, and people are still talking about Sarah Palin’s speech on Friday night. Happy Monday morning, and let’s hope this does not happen to your kids if they start school today.
On the trail
Manan Trivedi will appear with Sen. Casey in Lower Merion to open a new campaign office.
Bryan Lentz will also appear with Sen. Casey in Brookhaven to talk about the economy.
For Corbett on Onorato, it’s about taxes, taxes, taxes
Kanjorski was the third incumbent Democrat to begin his ad campaign last week.
Critz wants Simpson fired for Social Security remarks.
Inquirer: Greene created culture of fear at PHA.
Times-Leader: Casey says Republicans will privatize Social Security if they take control
The Post-Gazette reports on the contrast between imprisoned former House leader Mike Veon’s life in office and what he experiences in jail. “These days, the former House Democratic whip wears a brown Department of Corrections uniform, gets monthly haircuts from the prison barbershop and shaves with a 95-cent disposable razor bought from a prison commissary.”
Morning Call: More earmark trouble for Sestak?
Capitol Ideas: Palin urged Hershey crowd to “fight for what is right” on Friday night.
Inquirer: Street courting Katz to challenge Nutter?
Times-Leader: Proposed security center (which has become an issue in the Barletta vs. Kanjorski race) raises concerns.
The Trib’s Salena Zito looks at the intersection of Palin and feminism.
Patriot-News says the next governor must talk, act tough.
Inquirer: Where has all the love gone?
Daily News: Corbett stumps in the city of his birth
Inquirer: Daniel Rubin: Pennsylvania Game Commission leaves bird’s rescuer in a fowl mood.
Post-Gazette: Clean Air Act: U.S. Steel’s upgrade at Clairton gets better