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August 8th Playbook | PoliticsPA

August 8th Playbook | PoliticsPA

Sen. Cory Booker holds a rally in Philly, while Gov. Tom Wolf and Sen. Bob Casey call on federal and state lawmakers to enact stricter gun laws after current mass shootings. Right here is the Playbook. 

 

Booker Talks Gun Violence, Trump Rhetoric in Philly Speech: In his first public appearance as a declared candidate in Pennsylvania, Booker targeted on combating gun violence, while accusing President Donald Trump of partaking in “moral vandalism”.

Pennsylvania Congressional Vulnerability: Baseline Scores for 2020: The primary rankings for vulnerability for the yr embrace 2 GOP held seats as probably the most weak in the state.

Skopov to Problem Turzai Again in 2020: The Democrat lost to the GOP Home Speaker by close to 9 factors in her 2018 bid for the seat in Allegheny County.

 

Harrisburg & DC   
Publish-Gazette: Wolf declines requires particular session on gun legal guidelines until consensus on bills emerges 
Patriot Information: Pa. lawmakers proposing controversial ‘heartbeat’ abortion invoice regardless of Gov. Tom Wolf’s vow to veto 
Patriot Information: Bob Casey urges Mitch McConnell to move House gun invoice to flooring for debate, vote
Patriot Information: Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey call for action on guns after mass shootings
Billy Penn: The NRA hates Pat Toomey, however he still can’t get background checks handed
WITF: Fellow Pa. Dems challenging Leach promise comparable policies, however a change in tradition
Morning Name: Will Pat Toomey’s gun background examine bill even get a vote? 
AP: Courtroom evaluations positive in case that would rewrite nepotism rules
Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Trump needs states to cross pink flag gun laws. Will the Pennsylvania Legislature comply? 
Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Wolf requires ‘swift passage’ of pink flag regulation, universal background checks in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings
WHYY Newsworks: Pa. ICE detainee stops her personal deportation with a telephone name
PA Submit: Pa. educators flip to Secret Service for safety advice
Metropolis Paper: Sen. Pat Toomey says assault weapons are too in style to ban, but his constituents disagree  
StateImpactPA: Pipeline specialists say vapor buildup doubtless led to explosion at Chester County pump station
StateImpactPA: Who will determine the way forward for the South Philly refinery?
Beaver County Occasions: State honors Purple Coronary heart recipients Aug. 7 
PLSReporter: Dems renew call for particular session on gun control whereas key Republicans preach endurance

 

Philadelphia
Inquirer: Might Johnny Doc face two trials? Codefendants urge separate proceedings for embezzlement, corruption allegations 
Inquirer: ‘Expanding Sanctuary’ documents Latinx position in Philly’s marketing campaign to finish PARS access 
Inquirer: Right here’s how you can have your say sooner or later use of the fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery website
Inquirer: Sen. Cory Booker Campaigns in Philadelphia 
Inquirer: Haverford scholar, 22, who hacked the IRS for Donald Trump’s tax returns, pleads guilty
PlanPhilly: Who will determine the future of the South Philly refinery?
KYW Newsradio: Dougherty co-defendants in federal corruption case want separate trial, distance from Henon      
WHYY Newsworks: Defense lawyer: No overlap between ‘Johnny Doc’ and co-defendants
WHYY Newsworks: Philly mom decries ‘a slow-moving massacre in our city’ after newest mass shootings 
WHYY Newsworks: Harmful South Philly refinery chemical still poses menace to group 
PLSReporter: Philadelphia broadcasts Hepatitis A outbreak
Billy Penn: After protests and employees walkout, two West Philly eating places shut for bias coaching

 

SEPA 
Pottstown Mercury: Pa. lawmaker presents plan to get rid of property tax
Pottstown Mercury: Mass capturing vigil set for Thursday in Smith Family Plaza 
Bucks County Courier Occasions: Congressman Fitzpatrick hosts Democrat Conor Lamb, addresses veteran affairs
Bucks County Courier Occasions: DEP finds PFAS chemical compounds in soil close to contaminated Rockhill water wells
Bucks County Courier Occasions: Lady ejected from Sesame Place for alleged racist remarks 
Inquirer: Activists flag cops’ offensive Fb posts, prompting probes throughout Montgomery County
KYW Newsradio: Watchdog group reveals extra offensive social media posts from suburban cops
KYW Newsradio: Federal decide moves discrimination go well with forward for 2 academics fired over Palestinian speaker outrage
KYW Newsradio: ‘Backfire’ growth on Mariner East Two shakes Chesco residents literally and figuratively
Philly Voice: Exclusive: Watchdog group finds offensive social media posts from 32 cops in Montgomery County
AP: Feds: Haverford School college students tried to access Trump’s tax return 
Day by day Local News: Chester County comments on pipeline incident 
Every day Native Information: Downingtown Municipal Water Authority to evaluation its bulk gross sales with Sunoco after public considerations are raised 
Every day Native Information: Rep. Houlahan visits beer wholesaler in Hatfield 

 

Pittsburgh  
KDKA: Local Lawmakers Demand Motion On Federal And State Gun Legislation 
KDKA: Students Can Get Free Breakfast And Lunch In Ambridge Area Faculty District
Publish-Gazette: Parks Conservancy to host 4 more public meetings on ‘Parks Plan,’ ballot initiative 
Tribune Evaluation: Recreation Commission proposal to ban feeding deer and turkeys draws loads of interest
PLSReporter: Allegheny County unveils report expungement and sealing program
Metropolis Paper: Sen. Pat Toomey says assault weapons are too well-liked to ban, but his constituents disagree 
City Paper: CMU varieties middle to research the affect of online disinformation

 

SWPA
Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Local hospitals get combined marks in Pennsylvania Well being Care Value Containment Council’s Widespread Procedures Report
Beaver County Occasions: Commissioners, Marion Township residents to collaborate on Brush Creek 
Observer-Reporter: New habit remedy facility in Greene already must increase
Altoona Mirror: Ickes to switch Paule on GOP poll 
Altoona Mirror: TASD to vote on short-term superintendent alternative

 

NEPA
Occasions-Tribune: Scranton City Council appoints lawyer to fill vacant seat
Occasions-Tribune: Residents categorical anger over Scranton faculty tax hikes 
Occasions-Tribune: Scranton’s new mayor faces previous stormwater drawback 
Occasions-Tribune: Wasko seeks Republican mayor nomination 
The Occasions Chief: Luzerne County voting district reductions and additions planned 
The Occasions Chief: Applicant for Luzerne County Council seat appears ineligible
The Occasions Leader: Advocacy group fights for grandparents elevating grandchildren
Citizens Voice: County council interviews 5 candidates for board vacancy

 

South Central  
LNP | LancasterOnline: ‘It’s simply widespread sense,’ Toomey says, calling for background checks to cross Congress 
Patriot Information: Pa. lawmakers proposing controversial ‘heartbeat’ abortion invoice regardless of Gov. Tom Wolf’s vow to veto 
Patriot News: Bob Casey urges Mitch McConnell to move House gun bill to flooring for debate, vote
Patriot News: Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey name for motion on guns after mass shootings

 

Lehigh Valley    
Categorical Occasions: Democrat challenging District Lawyer Jim Martin withdraws amid cancer struggle
Reading Eagle: Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture visits Berks to tout new app that may make it simpler to seek out recent produce
Studying Eagle: Bern Township adopts social media policy  
Morning Name: Will Pat Toomey’s gun background examine bill even get a vote?
Morning Name: Tensions rise over how Lehigh Valley picks which transportation tasks will get dwindling pot of money
Morning Call: Chief Alsleben defends Allentown police pressure’s work, faces criticism from dissatisfied residents

 

North by Northwest
Erie Occasions-News: Former Erie Mayor Sinnott all for Ohio submit 
Erie Occasions-Information: Wi-Fi plan for Erie’s Alternative Zones strikes forward 
Erie Occasions-News: Erie Coke asks to introduce new information in shutdown struggle
Williamsport Solar-Gazette: Commissioners: Violent crimes are ‘under control’ 
Williamsport Solar-Gazette: Formation of metropolis ethics commission in early levels 
Williamsport Sun-Gazette: Lycoming County to save lots of $1.2 million in bond refinancing 
Williamsport Solar-Gazette: Group prayer vigil to be held tonight 
Williamsport Sun-Gazette: Officers break ground for most cancers middle enlargement 
Williamsport Solar-Gazette: Muncy considers street safety, flooding

 

Opinion  
LNP Editorial Board: Starvation is a real challenge for a lot of school students 
Submit-Gazette Editorial Board: Stop overseas intervention: Congress must shield the integrity our elections 
Submit-Gazette Editorial Board: Confidence shattered: Fuel explosion rocked Washington neighborhood 
Inquirer Editorial Board: Enhancing a neighborhood isn’t so easy, even for teams who care about the same place
Guy Reschenthaler: Mueller present’s over; it’s time to move on
Wayne D. Fontana: This new scholar mortgage program will make school extra reasonably priced for more Pa. college students
John L. Micek: America is at a turning point with guns. Once more 
Inquirer Employees: ‘A sense of spiritual stillness’: Philly writers mirror on Toni Morrison’s profound influence | Perspective
John L. Micek: ‘Symbolic steps on guns don’t save lives,’ Prime Senate Republican says she’ll hold hearings on gun security measures
Mark O’Keefe: The excessive value of the Pa. Turnpike is taking a toll on all of us. Lawmakers ought to approve this plan for aid
Solomon Jones: White supremacists are right about one factor: Donald Trump is their president
Dan Simpson: American leaders have to deal with weapons, local weather change
Christopher J. Ferguson: No, violent video games are not to blame for mass shootings. Stop saying they’re
Signe Wilkinson: Political Cartoon: The Beloved Toni Morrison
David Zimbalist: After tone-deaf response to sexual assault allegations, Curtis Institute should clear house 
Madeline Bell: CEO of CHOP: Woman Scouts taught me management 
The Indignant Grammarian: Does labeling tragedies as ‘terrorism’ empower the culprits or consolation the victims? 
Maria Panaritis: Driving whereas black in Wyeth country 
Jordan M. Hyatt and Carina Gallo: The A$AP Rocky case shines mild on a unique strategy to legal justice

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