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Administration

 

Federal deadline extended for REAL ID in Pennsylvania, Wolf says

http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/federal-deadline-extended-for-real-id-in-pennsylvania-wolf-says-20180928.html

 

Legislature

 

PA child sex abuse lawsuits: Will statute of limitations window be approved?

http://www.mcall.com/opinion/white/mc-opi-pennsylvania-statute-of-limitations-white-20180926-story.html

 

Pennsylvania senator honored for leading gritty vote on gas taxes

http://www.mcall.com/news/nationworld/pennsylvania/mc-nws-pennsylvania-rafferty-gas-tax-20180928-story.html

 

State Rep. Bryan Barbin meets with The Tribune-Democrat

http://www.tribdem.com/multimedia/state-rep-bryan-barbin-meets-with-the-tribune-democrat/video_004c56f4-1c91-556d-8327-d0910674097d.html

 

Leaders push for pre-K funding

https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/leaders-push-for-pre-k-funding-1.2391301

 

The PA House probably isn’t going to cut its own size, after all

http://www.witf.org/state-house-sound-bites/2018/09/the-pa-house-probably-isnt-going-to-cut-its-own-size-after-all.php

 

Lawmakers float some redistricting ideas, but few expect results

http://www.witf.org/state-house-sound-bites/2018/09/lawmakers-float-some-redistricting-ideas-but-few-expect-results.php

 

State

 

Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen develops new approach to community outreach [editorial]

https://lancasteronline.com/opinion/editorials/pennsylvania-guild-of-craftsmen-develops-new-approach-to-community-outreach/article_9561dd8e-c344-11e8-99f7-7fcfc2edc885.html

 

Pennsylvania attorney general’s lawsuit against Golden Living nursing home chain is back on

https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/pennsylvania-attorney-general-s-lawsuit-against-golden-living-nursing-home/article_7e48b030-c332-11e8-ae80-5b21d45fb706.html

 

Why licenses are suspended without DUIs, driving violations

https://observer-reporter.com/ap/state/why-licenses-are-suspended-without-duis-driving-violations/article_5df4c3c5-9add-58cd-8a87-c5d6c5b8222f.html

 

Editorial: AG Shapiro challenges institutional power

https://triblive.com/opinion/editorials/14127552-74/editorial-ag-shapiro-challenges-institutional-power

 

Army Corps warns of lower water levels on Allegheny River

https://triblive.com/local/regional/14127143-74/army-corps-warns-of-lower-water-level-on-allegheny-river-above-lock

 

Grappling with the spotted lanternfly

https://www.pottsmerc.com/news/alien-invaders-grappling-with-the-spotted-lanternfly/article_1123c01a-c357-11e8-8f64-bb1a2f9b0228.html

 

Transportation

 

PennDOT: Roundabouts reducing crashes, injuries, fatalities

http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/penndot-roundabouts-reducing-crashes-injuries-fatalities

 

Beaver County bridge to be named after deceased trooper from Canton Township

https://observer-reporter.com/news/localnews/beaver-county-bridge-to-be-named-after-deceased-trooper-from/article_0346b378-c0e9-11e8-b62d-47e164bf6114.html

 

Education

 

Penn State accused of age discrimination by former administrator

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/09/ex-pesticide_safety_program_di.html#incart_river_index

 

Kutztown University gets Small Business Development Center lead office

http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/kutztown-university-gets-small-business-development-center-lead-office

 

New State System of Higher Education leader knows he is in for quite a ride

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/09/new_state_system_leader_knows.html#incart_river_index

 

New PASSHE Chancellor optimistic about struggling state university system

https://triblive.com/state/pennsylvania/14127573-74/new-passhe-chancellor-optimistic-about-struggling-state-university-system

 

West Chester University music school receives ‘game changer’ gift

https://www.pottsmerc.com/news/west-chester-university-music-school-receives-game-changer-gift/article_7ee1ff1a-c5af-5dae-b360-a74931cef14b.html

 

Elections/Politics

 

Youth participation in elections has been spotty, but could this be changing?

https://observer-reporter.com/news/election/youth-participation-in-elections-has-been-spotty-but-could-this/article_a7bd08ca-c0db-11e8-b1fd-b3ab29404155.html

 

Philly

 

Feds: Philly didn’t properly account for $15M during Democratic National Convention

http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/politics/inspector-general-philadelphia-dnc-money-justice-department-audit-20180928.html

 

Remembering Ruth: Philly honors a trailblazing educator

http://www2.philly.com/philly/education/ruth-wright-hayre-philadephia-school-district-honors-trailblazing-educator-20180928.html

 

Not quite New York’s, but Philly publishes online resource guide for women

http://www2.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/philadelphia/not-quite-new-yorks-but-philly-publishes-online-resource-guide-for-women-20180928.html

 

SEPTA’s digital fare card hurts the city’s poor, advocate says

http://www2.philly.com/philly/business/transportation/septa-key-failures-the-poor-are-hurt-digital-fare-card-20180928.html

 

Pittsburgh

 

PWSA will continue moratorium on winter water shutoffs for eligible customers

https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14127441-74/pwsa-will-continue-moratorium-on-winter-water-shutoffs-for-eligible-customers

 

PWSA approves $158 million in improvements

https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14127627-74/pwsa-approves-158-million-in-improvements

 

Local

 

Harrisburg schools get new chief recovery officer

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/09/harrisburg_school_district_new.html#incart_river_index

 

In The Spotlight | Feeling at home: County planner helping to realize vision for Johnstown

http://www.tribdem.com/news/in-the-spotlight-feeling-at-home-county-planner-helping-to/article_c17f8814-c397-11e8-9bf3-efb1fc44eea5.html

 

Commissioners OK tax break for 23 parcels in Columbia, proposal moves to state

https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/commissioners-ok-tax-break-for-parcels-in-columbia-proposal-moves/article_42b52752-c35e-11e8-9eb8-636b38181362.html

 

Westmoreland County to spend $1 million to re-up electronic monitoring contract

https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14127311-74/westmoreland-county-to-spend-1-million-to-re-up-electronic-monitoring-contract

 

Brewery coming to downtown Greensburg

https://triblive.com/local/westmoreland/14127188-74/brewery-coming-to-downtown-greensburg

 

Luzerne County deficit eliminated

https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/luzerne-county-deficit-eliminated-1.2391475

 

Police records system off limits until city pays bill

https://www.citizensvoice.com/news/police-records-system-off-limits-until-city-pays-bill-1.2391478

 

Franklin County leaders will move, old building to be razed

http://www.witf.org/news/2018/09/franklin-county-leaders-will-move-old-building-to-be-razed.php

 

National

 

Interior Secretary calls for expanded natural gas development

https://triblive.com/local/allegheny/14127804-74/interior-secretary-calls-for-expanded-natural-gas-development