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2/28 Morning Buzz

Mucho talk about Marcellus this weekend. PA pols respond to the conflict in Libya. Labor activists held rallies around PA to show support for Wisconsin workers. And Scranton Mayor Doherty will celebrate St. Patty’s day at the White House.

February 28th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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2/25 Morning Buzz

PoliticsPA broke the latest poll in PA-Senate 2012 yesterday, and it showed good news for Bob Casey. The DEP has taken a step (likely the first) toward a scaled-back Marcellus oversight stance. The Orie trial goes on (and on). And workers in PA continue to flex their muscle in a series or rallies across the state.

February 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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2/24 Morning Buzz

Neither Dems, GOP willing to blink as the federal government heads for shutdown. PA Republicans and labor eye each other warily. Newt’s night at Penn made national headlines. And is it just us, or has Rick Santorum been in the news a lot lately?

February 24th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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Abortion Scandal: Corbett Crafts Policy to Prevent Recurrence

After a West Philadelphia abortion clinic scandal that sounds more like something out of a bad dream than reality, Governor Tom Corbett is taking necessary steps to ensure such complete disregard for public health and safety doesn’t happen again.Corbett flexed his executive power when he crafted new policy for the Department of State and how filed complaints are handled along with a requirement for more thorough reports.

February 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Playbook | No Comments

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2/23 Morning Buzz

The shipyard v. prison controversy has soured otherwise strong relations between law enforcement enthusiasts and Navy enthusiasts. PA politicos look at Wisconsin and wonder, could it happen here? Casey goes to bat for NIH funding. And Mayor Nutter cruises.

February 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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2/22 Morning Buzz

Colbert talks about Rick Santorum’s “google problem.” Larry Medaglie raches out to voters en espanol. PA GOPers try to balance cuts their base wants, and funding the needs of their districts need. And Tom Knox, Ed Rendell and Michael Nutter walk into a hotel, today at 10am.

February 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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2/21 Morning Buzz

The ‘cash-for-kids’ judge gets 12-15 years, Judy Schwank airs the first TV ad in the SD-11 special election, Planned Parenthood hits back over funding cuts, we grade Corbett’s first month, and Fitzpatrick votes against the Patriot Act.

February 21st, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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2/18 Morning Buzz

Raja announces, Carney eyeing a rematch, Orie’s trial continues, Corbett puts the kibosh on a Fayette Co. jail, and more DROP in the Philly council races.

February 18th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | 1 Comment